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The Coffee Podcast

The Coffee Podcast is a podcast about coffee and people, hosted by Jesse Hartman. The Coffee Podcast unfolds the wonder behind coffee through conversations with people in and around the coffee industry. The show follows topics on sourcing, brewing, and roasting coffee but also dives deep into ethical issues with topics like coffee production and sustainability. Often, topics are nuanced in conversation with all the hands involved in making a delicious cup of coffee. Episodes were released weekly from Episode 1 to Episode 110. Now, new episodes are released in series every 4 months.

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E103 | Coffee in Space: Sip and Float

First hand experiences are better than theoretical experiences wouldn't you agree? That's why we asked NASA to connect us with coffee lover and astronaut Don Pettit to talk with us about what it means to have a good cup of coffee in space.References:NASA.gov — NASA Astronaut Donald R. PettitSpace.com (Teriq Malik) — Astronaut Invents Zero-G Coffee CupThe Verge (Alessandra Potenza) — Astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti on tweeting from space and brewing the first zero-g espressoTheCoffeePodcast.orgInstagram @TheCoffeePodcastTwitter @TheCoffeePodcas

27mins

20 Oct 2017

Rank #1

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E8 | Coffee Shop Stereotypes

Coffee Shop Stereotypes That's right, we've dug ourselves a hole by opening the big can of worms that is coffee shop stereotypes. In this episode we discuss: What kind of stereotypes there are. What those stereotypes mean. What issues come out of falling into stereotypes. How to potentially overcome stereotypes. Join the conversation #thecoffeepodcast

29mins

20 Nov 2015

Rank #2

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E26 | So, You Want to Open a Coffee Shop?

E25 | So, You Want to Open a Coffee Shop?Maybe you, like us, have been to that magical place in your mind while sipping on your favorite coffee at one of your favorite coffee shops. What does it take? What are some factors? What makes your favorite coffee shop so special?Follow us on Instagram @TheCoffeePodcastFollow us on Twitter @TheCoffeePodcstClick through our website www.TheCoffeePodcast.orgContinue the conversation by #TCPe26

29mins

25 Mar 2016

Rank #3

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E6 | Coffee News v. 1.0

Coffee News Version 1.0 This is the first Coffee News episode to date on The Coffee Podcast. Weston Peterson and Jesse Hartman take on some major topics today in the world of coffee. Topics include: Coffee Market and Stakes Major Specialty Coffee Changes Decaf Coffee in the News Links: Decaf Coffee Article Featured Roaster: Goshen Coffee Peet's Release

29mins

6 Nov 2015

Rank #4

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E101 | Coffee in Space: The Launch

Reboot! The Coffee Podcast turns a new leaf and starts a new series: Coffee in Space! Join Jesse and guest co-host Charles Nick of Third Wave Water as they introduce relevant coffee topics of the final frontier.Links (Coming Soon)

34mins

6 Oct 2017

Rank #5

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E49 | Home Brew Series: Extraction (Part I)

E49 | Home Brew Series: Extraction (Part I) The second install to our revamped home brew series. Extraction is an important topic when it comes to brewing delicious coffee. Tune in to get the basic scoop on extraction. References: Merriam Webster: Extraction The Coffee Brewing Institute: Setting the Stage for Specialty Coffee By The Specialty Coffee Chronicle on October 4, 2013 Specialty Coffee’s Resident Scientist By The Atlantic on April 28, 2016 Contact Us! Follow us on Instagram @TheCoffeePodcast Send us messages or topic ideas at www.TheCoffeePodcast.org

30mins

2 Sep 2016

Rank #6

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E|32 Aeropress Impress

E|32 Aeropress Impress Follow along as Wes and Jesse try to recreate the 2015 Aeropress Championship recipes right at home.  Mentions: - Aeropress Championship Recipes - La Palma Follow us on Instagram @TheCoffeePodcast Follow us on Twitter @TheCoffeePodcst Click through our website www.TheCoffeePodcast.org Continue the conversation by #TCPe32

29mins

6 May 2016

Rank #7

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E37 | Immersion VS. Filtered [LIVE]

E37 | Immersion VS. Filtered [LIVE]  Wes and Jesse record this episode live(ish) in the kitchen in order to bring the feel of coffee experimentation to your earbuds. Which wins out, filter or no filter? Other topics covered. Follow us on Instagram @TheCoffeePodcast Follow us on Twitter @TheCoffeePodcst Click through our website www.TheCoffeePodcast.org Continue the conversation by #TCPe37

30mins

10 Jun 2016

Rank #8

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E81 | What Is Specialty Coffee

E81 | What Is Specialty Coffee Subtitle: An Interview With SCA Ric Rhinehart Specialty Coffee Association Instagram: @specialtycoffeeassociation Twitter: @SpecialtyCoffee Facebook: @SpecialtyCoffeeAssociation Website: www.SCA.coffee Mentions: Global Specialty Coffee Expo Articles: Daily Coffee News (Connie Blumhardt) — From the Publisher: On the Potential SCAA/SCAE Merger Follow us on Instagram @TheCoffeePodcast More episodes at TheCoffeePodcast.org Contact us directly at info@thecoffeepodcast.org

38mins

19 Apr 2017

Rank #9

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E89 | Milk Steamin' With Ben

E89 | Milk Steamin' With Ben Ben is a local Austin Coffee Professional who has it down when it comes to latte art. So I figured we should sit down and talk about coffee life, latte art, and laugh a little. Ben Rodriguez Instagram: @benthejet Follow us on Instagram @TheCoffeePodcast More episodes at TheCoffeePodcast.org Contact us directly at info@thecoffeepodcast.org

46mins

16 Jun 2017

Rank #10

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E112 | Roasting Series: Coffee Quality and Tasting

Notes coming soon!http://www.thecoffeepodcast.org/

49mins

6 Apr 2018

Rank #11

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E117 | Roasting Series: Roasting Basics Part I

Notes coming soon!

34mins

13 Apr 2018

Rank #12

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E46 | Home Brew Series - Part 1 - Where To Start

E46 | Home Brew Series - Part 1 - Where To Start All of us coffee lovers have been there or are there, at home, wondering how to brew like those hipsters at the local shop. The Coffee Podcast is dedicated to bringing delicious home brewing right to your kitchen. Welcome to our home brew series REVAMPED. REFERENCES: Grinder Prima: Grinders Galore Brew Method Prima: $16.00 V60 the $40.00 Set Amazon: $15.00 V60 Chocolate Set Kettle Prima: Kettles Galore Amazon:

30mins

12 Aug 2016

Rank #13

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E129 | Coffee Myths: Extraction with Barista Hustle's Matt Perger

Extraction is a hot topic on the consumer-facing side of the coffee industry. Are you over extracting your cup of coffee? What if we discovered we were thinking of extraction all wrong?

34mins

25 Jan 2019

Rank #14

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E36 | Kenya Not?

E36 | Kenya Not Do you enjoy corny coffee humor? Do you sit at your roaster bored just waiting for the next cup? Well, you're gonna love this episode. Or you won't. Kenya not? REFERENCES: Gain Kenya Stats JIMSEVEN E20 | Pulp Fiction USA TODAY Starbucks Nitro Follow us on Instagram @TheCoffeePodcast Follow us on Twitter @TheCoffeePodcst Click through our website www.TheCoffeePodcast.org Continue the conversation by #TCPe36

29mins

3 Jun 2016

Rank #15

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E107 | Wanna Be a Roaster?

On today's episode Jesse is joined by Lee Safar of Elixir Coffee and Sumi Ali of YES PLZ Coffee to discuss an exciting upcoming event in California. Listen on to learn about careers in coffee roasting and how you can jump in. (And btw, this episode includes giveaway info!)Related Links:Map it Forward-Event Info: How to Map a Successful Career as a Coffee RoasterDiscount Code: thecoffeepodcastInsta, Twitter, Facebook: @imapitforwardEmail: imapitforward@gmail.comYes PLZ Coffee-Web: http://yesplz.coffeeInsta: Sumi_AliTwitter: SumiAliInsta and Twitter: @YESPLZdotCOFFEEThe Coffee Podcast (W/ Lee Safar) - Episode 80 ft. ElixirElixir Coffee - https://www.elixirfy.me

35mins

17 Nov 2017

Rank #16

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E88 | Genetics & Coffee

E88 | Genetics & Coffee Subtitle: Interview with Hanna Neuschwander and Greg Meenahan of World Coffee Research World Coffee Research Instagram: @WCoffeeResearch Twitter: @WCoffeeResearch Website: www.WorldCoffeeResearch.org Hanna Neuschwander Communications Director for WCR Twitter: @hneuschwander Greg Meenahan Director of Partnership Development for WCR Twitter: @GMeenahan Mentions: Book (Hanna Neuschwander) — Left Coast Roast: A Guide to the Best Coffee and Roasters from San Francisco to Seattle Radiolab on CRISPR — Part I,

52mins

9 Jun 2017

Rank #17

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INTERVIEW: Sustainability with SCA Kim Elena Ionescu

E38 | Interview: Kim Elena Ionescu Wes and Jesse join the Specialty Coffee Association of America's Director of Sustainability Kim Elena Ionescu for a discussion on sustainability. Follow us on Instagram @TheCoffeePodcast Follow us on Twitter @TheCoffeePodcst Click through our website www.TheCoffeePodcast.org Continue the conversation by #TCPe38

52mins

17 Jun 2016

Rank #18

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E19 | What Is Specialty Coffee?

E19 | What Is Specialty Coffee?Specialty coffee is arguable the fastest growing trend in the coffee market. But what is it? Jesse and Wes lay out what specialty coffee is and what it means to be advocate of the culture it brings.Find us on Instagram @TheCoffeePodcast#TCPe19

30mins

5 Feb 2016

Rank #19

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E28 | How Does Roast-Date Affect Your Brew?

E28 | How Does Roast-Date Affect Your Brew?Wes and Jesse contemplate how roast-date (when the coffee was roasted) affects the brew of a coffee. What happens as the roast-life gets older? Should you adjust the way you brew based on this factor?Are coffees really only good within two weeks after roast-date?Mentions:Tweed Coffee RoastersLa Palma El TucanRefer to Episode 27 for the French Press Experiment.Follow us on Instagram @TheCoffeePodcastFollow us on Twitter @TheCoffeePodcstClick through our website www.TheCoffeePodcast.orgContinue the conversation by #TCPe28

29mins

8 Apr 2016

Rank #20