You've seen it on the shelves of your local supermarket. Your favorite coffee shop just added it to their menu. And now, when you order an iced coffee, people scoff and frown. What started as a coffee trend just a couple years ago, has now become its own drink category - and is taking over the world. It's cold brew! The drink changed my life, (Not to be dramatic, but it's true) and now I want to share all about it with you! Join me each week as we
-learn the methodology about cold brew
-discuss what takes a cold brew from "good" to "great"
-discover the delicious creations people in the coffee industry are making with cold brew
-see how cold brew has impacted others
Whether you just had cold brew for the first time last week or you're a coffee veteran, Cold Brew Chick has something for you.
Episode #71 – “Jazz”ing up Coffee with Tio and Kenzel of Three Keys Coffee
Enjoying a cup of cold brew is a multi-sensory experience – feeling the coldness in your hands, seeing the ice at the top, smelling the coffee, tasting the deliciousness. But where does that fifth sense come in? How can sound play a part in our coffee experience?
Meet Three Keys Coffee Roasters! Run by husband and wife Tio and Kenzel Fallen, Three Keys is a coffee company that’s looking to add some music (specifically jazz!) to your drink. Each of their bags of roasted coffee contain a playlist designed to be listened while making and drinking your coffee.
On this episode we break down the creation of Three Keys, explore the role of music and coffee, and see how we can use music during this time of quarantine to change our coffee experience.
Check out Three Keys HERE
Episode #70 – A Coffee For a Mighty Purpose with JD and Liza of Mighty Peace Coffee”
The only thing better than a cold brew coffee is the story behind the coffee. And if you’re looking for a wonderful story, meet Mighty Peace Coffee! With the goal to lead an economic transformation rooted in community and capacity-building (fueled by the 4th wave of global coffee consumption), Mighty Peace provides connoisseurs and ethical businesses with the highest quality coffee, while sharing stories of Congolese partners to inspire, educate, and end poverty and conflict through economic transformation and international advocacy.
On this episode I chat with co-founders and partners JD Stier and Liza Pitsirilos to break down the Peace Trade Model, how and why Congo coffee tastes so delicious, explore how Mighty Peace can help during this stressful time, and share what it’s like to run a business with your life partner.
Check out Mighty Peace Coffee HERE
Episode #69 – Creating a “Klutch” Cold Brew with Heather Perry of Klatch Coffee
For over 20 years Klatch Coffee has been making a name in the specialty coffee space – but how did they do it? And how do they keep winning so many cold brew awards?! Based out of East LA, Klatch is the perfect example of succeeding by sticking to what you know and what your customers love. I chat with Heather Perry, Vice President of Klatch Coffee, to share their unique beginnings, breakdown their successful approach to cold brew, and discuss the future of our favorite drink in the shelf stable space.
Episode #68 – Breaking Down the NEW US Cold Brew Championship at Coffee Fest
Introducing…..US Cold Brew Championship!
Starting this year at Coffee Fest Chicago, Alto Cold Brew is sponsoring and redesigning the cold brew competition! With three categories and a new set of judging criteria, this competition will allow cold brew lovers to showcase their craft and enter for a chance to best the best cold brew – in the nation! On this episode I chat with Matt Bushman, co-founder of Alto Cold Brew and co-creator of the event, to catch up with what’s new with Alto, break down the new rules and design of the competition, and share tips on how to make a cold brew that stands out – and wins!Check out more info and enter US Cold Brew Competition HERE
Buy your tickets to Coffee Fest HERE
Episode #67 – Making Cold Brew in 10 Minutes at Home with Nick Snyder of NSNY Design
If there’s one con to cold brew, it’s the time factor. Patience can be a virtue but when you want a cold brew you want a cold brew! Luckily someone is looking to fix just that. An engineer turned cold brew lover, Nick Snyder has created the Swift Cold Brew Coffee Device, a home brewer that creates cold brew in 10 minutes – all without heat! On this episode we dive into his inspiration to create the device, break down how the device works, and share how to get one of your own.
Check out more info on Nick’s cold brew maker HERE
Website:nsnydesign.comInstagram: @nsnydesignFacebook: @SwiftColdBrew
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Episode #66 – The Solutions to All Your Nitro Cold Brew Problems with Shelby Van Slooten of Enhanced Beverage Solutions
For as beautiful and delicious nitro cold brew is, it can be a real pain! There are so many factors to consider in the quest to create the perfect cascade and foam head. So how you do solve these problems? Enter Enhanced Beverage Solutions. They know nitro, and on this episode Shelby Van Slooten breaks down the beginnings of Enhanced, answers all your nitro cold brew questions, gives tips to creating the perfect nitro, and shares about their Cold Brew Avenue event at Coffee Fest Show PNW.
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