I Brew My Own Coffee
Summary: A podcast for people who care about coffee. Hosted by Brian Beyke & Bryan Schiele.
We’ve been talking about talking about water for a while, but we’re excited to start a discussion on the topic with Taylor Minor and Charles Nick of Third Wave Water. We talk about the importance of water for brewing, regional water preferences, and how their product can help equalize such an important factor like water.
When it comes to combining coffee culture with great design, there’s no one working harder to fill the void than The Department of Brewology. We’re honored to welcome longtime friends of the show, David Salinas and Brett Cannon, to talk about how the company's inception, their current and past projects, and much much more. Listen along for a few juicy spoilers about what’s coming up next year!
Visions of coffee dancing in your head this holiday season? We're back to talk about some great gift ideas for the coffee lover in your life. From blends to brewers, geishas to gift subscriptions, we're covering our favorite coffees and products to fit any budget.
We're happy to welcome Steve Rhinehart, brand lead for Prima Coffee, back to the show for a discussion about crafting the perfect pumpkin spice syrup and what you need to know to get started with making espresso at home.
We're talking with Kalle Freese, two-time Finnish barista champion and CEO of Sudden Coffee, about the challenges of a booming instant coffee company and how they've managed to balance great coffee with convenience and approachability.
He's Baaaack! We're talking to our good friend Maxwell Mooney all about his new pop up coffee shop called Narrative Coffee in Everett, Washington. He spills the beans on what it took to set up shop and gives advice for anyone thinking about setting up a pop up of their own.
Do you enjoy beating the summer heat with a chilly coffee beverage? We're back one year later to revisit our discussion about cold coffee preparations and to cover some of the interesting developments since our last discussion.
We're back with a whole episode where we answer your emails from the past few weeks about coffee storage, gear maintenance, our worst cafe experiences, and much more. We'd love to hear from you on these topics as well! Use #IBMOCtalk on social media or via email!
We're talking with Jake Miller and Hanna McPhee from Fellow, the makers of the Duo Coffee Steeper and the Stagg Kettle, all about the challenges of Kickstarter, how they design and build beautiful coffee gear, and we even get a sneak peak into their upcoming lineup of products. Also, listeners can use the promo code IBREWSTAGG until the end of June to get 20% off a Stagg Kettle!
With the launch of the revolutionary new Sette grinder in sight, we're honored to have Baratza's cofounder and mechanical genius Kyle Anderson join us on the show. This episode is packed with great information about Baratza's history, their current lineup, the unique technology and features of the Sette grinder, and some startling revelations about Baratza's plans for the Sette and future roadmap near the end.
On this episode we've bellied up to the slow bar for a rapid-fire chat about the science of coffee with Maxwell Mooney from Spotted Cow Coffee in Mill Creek, WA. We're getting back to brass tacks about the nerdier points of extraction, ratios, batch sizes, roast levels, agitation, water temperature and much, much more.
How do coffee shops source green coffee? What does it mean that coffee is a seasonal product? Is there really such a thing as a good decaf coffee? We're honored to be joined on this episode by Mike Marquard and Evan Jones of Blueprint Coffee in Saint Louis, Missouri to answer these questions and many, many more.
There sure have been some intriguing developments in coffee so far this year! On this episode we're sharing our lists of some notable surprises in coffee as well as giving a sneak peak about some of the exciting episodes and guests we've got lined up for the coming weeks.
Digging into the mailbag this week to answer a common question we get asked, "When you get a coffee in, how do you dial it in?" We cover what we're looking at when getting into a coffee and how we adjust different parameters to get the most out of a cup. Got a tip you enjoy? Be sure to reach out to us and share your experiences!
Hot on the heels of our AeroPress episode, this week we're focussing on three of the most popular pour over brew methods. That's right, we're talking about the Chemex, Kalita Wave and the Hario V60. We cover what makes each of these methods unique, what challenges one might face in getting started in pour over brewing, and also how we 'dial in' a pour over brew.