Sean Scott: Part of a Culture of Coffee Connoisseurs in America
Sean Scott likes good coffee. He is part of that culture that doesn’t mind paying $10 lattes both for a purist’s pleasure and for a good cause. Now, if you love a good cup of coffee—or a great adventure story—you’ll love this up-close look behind one of the most popular coffee shops on Clematis Street with some of today’s best beans. [As published in West Palm Beach Magazine’s Fall 2019 Print Edition]
By Maritza Cosano
Culture, Travel and Lifestyle
Photos: Addiel Perera, WPB Magazine
America has a peculiar obsession with good coffee. And Sean Scott, owner of Subculture, one of the most popular coffee shops on Clematis Street in West Palm Beach, will admit his shop does not have a sexy title. After all, what they do is simple stuff. At the core, Subculture is a soulful space that was created for the community five years ago.
Born and raised in Massachusetts, Scott moved to South Florida when he was 20 years old. He Went to Palm Beach Atlantic University [PBA], where he admits, “I did not major in business or in the culinary arts, but in psychology.” Well, that makes sense, as he deals with people day in and day out.
When he graduated from PBA in 2001, he noticed there were no cool coffee houses in the area. Barnes & Noble’s coffee shop became his hangout, which at the time, was all there was. And that got him thinking, I will start one. Read more>>Follow me in social media: