Ep 14. Finding a good coffee shop when traveling

Wayne travels overseas a lot so we thought we should publish this chat between Cuth and Wayne about coffee away from home. Some of the things you will hear: Getting a vibe for a coffee shop Research, Ask those in the know Social media The good, the bad and the not so tasty, experiencing it all. Milking it Reading through the paid for posts. Talking to the locals Take away cups Cost of coffee Filter coffee And a short intro to worlds.

Ep13. Catching UP – London Coffee – Origin Trip

In this long awaited episode, by whom we know not. We catchup with Zane to see what he has been up to in the UK, what he enjoyed at London Coffee Fest (LCF). We also talk about Warren’s experiences at origin in Brazil and Colombia. We cover: What surprised Zane in LCF What impressed him What he was able to paly with Warren’s perspective and summary of coffee farms in Brazilian and Colombia And then back to Zane

EP 8. What is an ester? And what are they doing in my coffee.

In this podcast we explore the world of esters. What are they in wine, and why are they even in coffee. We discuss esters concentrating on wine and then apply this to coffee. It is a journey of discovery that we went on with Thinus that we think everyone interested in the science of taste will want to listen to (and we are not biased in anyway, no not us). With Thinus Botha from Buitenverwachting Links: Peter Giuliano – an experiment with yeasts: A long overdue report on some coffee fermentation experiments. James Hoffman talks to Peter Giuliano: Episode Five Read More …

Ep 5. Cuth / Craig at AeroPress Comps

Recorded in the midst of the South African AeroPress completion. Be a sonic voyeur on the conversation between our own Zane Mattisson as he joins fellow ramblers Cuth Bland (Bean There) and Craig Charity (Lineage Coffee) as they waited for their first round of AeroPress comp drinks to judge. They cover topics as varied as how to get local support from Probat, the challenges of refurbishing a roaster in South Africa (i.e. the risk of working on a roaster if you are not Craig), not to mention tasting and Craig’s barista set at the recent National champs placing him 2nd Read More …

Intro episode, wtf and all that

In which we talk about what we’d like to do with the podcast as we set sail on this voyage. Listeners are introduced to the cast. Send us feedback to twitter: @coffeebrewmance or facebook: facebook.com/coffeebrewmance. Or leave a comment on the posts, or a review on iTunes or relevant platform.

About us

Coffee Brewmance is a South African coffee podcast, a showcase for the quality and diversity of the South African coffee scene. We are: Zane Mattisson – local coffee personality, all-round cool dude. Geoffrey Brink – apprentice roaster at Quaffee. Brewmance’s sound guy. Warren Machanik – some call him the grumpy old man of coffee (he used to be the angry young man of IT), others just don’t know him well enough yet. Take a listen to the casts and send us feedback on facebook or twitter. iTunes Podcast feed Check us out on iTunes: itunes.apple.com/za/podcast/coffeebrewmance/id1055652559 Stitcher Podcast feed or www.stitcher.com/s?fid=77294&refid=stpr Read More …