Coffee is the fuel for our modern society. Join Paul Allen, a coffee roaster of 20 years, published coffee writer, quality grader and general coffee snob along with Reed Allen as they discuss coffee and bring in others from the industry. Whether you want to deepen your understanding of coffee or are just starting your coffee journey we have something to share with you.
Often the sense of smell is underrated when it comes to coffee. We all know how good coffee smells but many of us do not take the time to truly engage our sense of smell. In this episode, we talk about the sense of smell and how important it is as well as how can start to train ourselves to be better smellers.
In this episode, we talk through some "Unplugged Brewing" methods and give our thoughts on each. These are some great methods for anyone on their coffee journey, whether you are just starting out or have been a coffee snob for a while.
Here is a list of methods we will go through in this episode:
Do You Have Superpowers?
Ever wondered why things taste so bland? Or do things have too much flavor? In this episode, we discuss what supertasters are and how to tell if you are one too.
Here is a link to the supertaster sheet mentioned in this episode - https://beanstuff.com/episode-54/
Yunnan Coffee, Eric Baden Part 2
Join us for part two of our interview with Eric Baden. Eric has explained the challenges of developing a coffee culture in China as well as the core values of the projects he is involved in. Eric is not only an incredibly talented coffee expert but is a truly passionate leader with a heart for people.
How to connect with Eric:
Coffee Commune - https://www.instagram.com/coffee.commune/
Project 86 + - https://www.instagram.com/project86plus/
From Chemical Engineering to Yunnan Coffee, Eric Baden Part 1
Eric Baden has done a lot. From being a chemical engineering to helping to train and teach people in impoverished areas how to make better coffee and to help create a sustainable living. We were so honored to have him as a guest on the podcast and are excited to share his interview with you. Please be sure to check out the various projects that Eric is involved in (see the links below)
Project 86 - https://www.facebook.com/pages/category/Agricultural-Service/Project-86-1931586420290840/
Coffee Commune - https://www.instagram.com/coffee.commune/?hl=en
Making an Impact: Running a Social Enterprise in China (Video) - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MWbObICrhi8
Short Bio on Eric from Golden Bean - https://www.goldenbean.com/eric-baden/
Ever wondered what milk alternatives are out there to add to your coffee? Which one is the best? How will it affect your coffee? Well, today we test soy milk, almond milk, and oat milk and give you our opinions.
Links from the episode:
Soy - https://www.kroger.com/p/simple-truth-organic-plain-soymilk/0001111042950
Almond - https://www.kroger.com/p/simple-truth-unsweetened-almondmilk/0001111089569
Oat - https://www.kroger.com/p/simple-truth-original-oatmilk-non-dairy-oat-beverage/0001111003844
Oatly Barista - https://www.oatly.com/int/products/oat-drink-barista-edition
Coffee Made Colorful
Paul, Reed, and their great guests bring the color to coffee in the best way imaginable! Their great content and engaging banter had me hooked from the very first listen. Thanks for putting out such a stellar show guys - keep up the great work!