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 7. Matt Frozen Coffee, CQI and how did he get here

No this is not a remake of a Talking Heads song, this is Episode 7. Frozen green, CQI and … In this episode, we sit down with Matt from Tribeca. We chat about a green bean storage experiment he did recently, hear about how he got into coffee, talk a little bit about sustainability and quality control certification.   Sorry about the noise quality we tried to record in a quiet room and had a strange buzzing noise through out, which we tried to remove but it created a muted echo on the voices.

Ep 3. Wayne, espresso, Nuova Simonelli and intro to SA Nationals

In this episode we talk to Wayne Oberholzer, 2015 Western Cape Barista champ, just before he heads off for the South African nationals. He talks about Wayne, espresso, makes us some espressos, and discusses which Nuova Simonelli would suit you as a domestic user. We also talk about his experience with other cafés and he shares his opinion about coffee in South Africa. Wayne is the Director of Coffee Affairs at The Portland Project – tweet him at @Portland_Proj   Category: brewing

Ep 2. V is for VST with Jono from Rosetta

We are joined by Jono from Rosetta Roastery, with whom we have a long, fairly thought-provoking chat. Jono posts a challenge to all in the coffee industry, what will be your response? Comment below or use: Facebook or Twitter.   Jono is not just a pretty face, he does know a thing or too about coffee. Especially how to make it go from green to brown in a way that makes it yummy.   Category: calibration   Addendum: What is VST, and why is it important read Matt Perger’s post: baristahustle.com/vstwtf-part-1

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.