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Join our hosts, Melissa, Dan, and Allaya as they sample a different coffee each week to decide if what is advertised on the label is marketing or snarketing. Looking for a new roast to try? Start here to find your new favorite roast or save your $$$!

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Join our hosts, Melissa, Dan, and Allaya as they sample a different coffee each week to decide if what is advertised on the label is marketing or snarketing. Looking for a new roast to try? Start here to find your new favorite roast or save your $$$!

    Trident Coffee Roasters - Trident City Roast

    Trident Coffee Roasters - Trident City Roast

    This week, we taste test Trident Coffee's signature city roast, "Trident," sourced from Brazil Carmo de Minas. Also this week, Dan tells an incomplete story about a Man In A Can, what cocks have to do with pubs, and Allaya questions the science of whether or not monkeys like Marvin Gaye.Music this week:"Give Me Coffee" by Flying Fish SailorsGive Me Coffee ℗ 1994 Flying Fish Sailors Released on: 1994-06-01Check out The Flying Fish Sailors website"The Wellerman Sea Shanty," performed on t...

    • 26 min
    Farm Gate to Table - Stephen Hurst, Mercanta Coffee

    Farm Gate to Table - Stephen Hurst, Mercanta Coffee

    This week, we welcome Stephen Hurst, founder of Mercanta, a UK-based company supplying roasters the world over with the highest quality specialty green coffee beans. Join us as Stephen talks to us about fair business practices, climate change, improving farming practices, and COVID, and how these issues are impacting the coffee industry today.Links:Mercanta - Ethically sourced green coffee distributed globally since 1996London School of Coffee - Founded to help make good coffee greatCup of Ex...

    • 47 min
    Little Cat Coffee and Animal Haven with Shannon Kirkman and Andrew Richter

    Little Cat Coffee and Animal Haven with Shannon Kirkman and Andrew Richter

    Coffee and pets. These are arguably two of the most important and influential elements that helped us through the pandemic. This week, Shannon Kirkman from Animal Haven Shelter and Andrew Richter from Gotham Coffee Roasters join us as we discuss animal adoption, expertly roasted coffee, and how your coffee habit can help an animal in need. From now until January 6, 2022, Little Cat Coffee will donate $10 to Animal Haven for every bag of coffee purchased. You can get your fabulous b...

    • 37 min
    7 Coffee Roasters Roaster's Choice

    7 Coffee Roasters Roaster's Choice

    This week, we try a truly cerebral coffee that is the Roaster's Choice blend from 7 Coffee Roasters. What do Hendrix, Cobain, and Stravinsky have in common? Try this coffee, and have a synesthesic moment. And speaking of musicians, what's up with Josef Hayden's head?Find this week's coffee at Seven Coffee Roasters.Still trying to wrap your head around the coffee? Well, now you can try and wrap your head around Hayden's two heads.Music this week: "Your Coffee Is a Disaster," Yo-Yo Ma · S...

    • 30 min
    Gateway Coffees

    Gateway Coffees

    Are you new to the wonderful world of coffee, or want to take your coffee drinking to the next level, but are on a budget? Don't let sticker shock send you back to instant coffee, because there IS a middle ground. This week, we talk about the gateway coffees of Trader Joe's; the coffees that don't cost much, but still give you a good coffee experience and education along the way. We talk about four coffees this week; maybe you'll find the one for you!Find a Trader Joe's in your area: www.trad...

    • 37 min
    Diablo by Ladro Roasting

    Diablo by Ladro Roasting

    This week, we sample a dark roast offering from Ladro Roasting called Diablo. Diablo seems to come up a lot with coffees. Also, Dan recalls his best Dante's Inferno experience, we all agree the current level of Guinness World Records is lame, and the unfortunate design flaws of the adorable koala. Coffee:Ladro Roasting DiabloBean BoxMusic:Coffee · Jack Stauber's Micropop; Shop: A Pop Opera; ℗ Jack Stauber; Released on: 2020-03-08More about Koalas: A new vaccine may curb the koala chlamydia ep...

    • 30 min

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