In this episode, Brendan & Cary discuss how to find and fix draft system leaks as well as common places to look for leaks in a draft system. Thanks to all of you who consistently listen to the show. If you haven’t done so already, please leave us a review on iTunes.
In episode 10, we’re joined by Eric Johnson from Trident Coffee in San Diego, California. Eric was our first “in studio” guest for the podcast, and if you listen to the end, you’ll find out “in studio” is in quotes. Despite the “studio” setting, we had a great conversation with Eric about his company Trident Coffee, the importance of branding, the health benefits of cold brew coffee and we also get Eric’s take on the current state and the future of cold brew coffee.
In episode 9 we discuss the types of gas that can be used in draft systems and how which type of gas is best for different beverages. We go over why certain gasses are used in some applications and not others as well as the difference between the 2 main gasses and why we sometimes blend the 2 gasses.
In episode 8 we’re joined by Bradford Lowry of CraftBeverageJobs.com and discuss the waves of coffee.
Bradford joins us to share his knowledge on the first through third wave of coffee. We also touch on the fourth wave of coffee – where the fourth wave is at and where the fourth wave may go.
The waves of coffee can overlap a bit and we do our best to share explain the waves of coffee along with their similarities, but more importantly, their differences.
In episode 7, we speak with Blake Widmer from Deaf Can! Coffee in Jamaica. Blake is part of a non-profit in Jamaica that empowers deaf youth by teaching them skills and giving them a sense of pride and ownership in running and operating a coffee business. Blake talks about changing the stigma surrounding the deaf population in Jamaican culture as well as trying to change the mindset about coffee (or “tea” as it is called on the island. We discuss the positivity created for the youth within the program and how draft coffee and nitro coffee has helped to open people’s eyes to what good coffee tastes like.
In episode 6, host Brendan Hanson is a bit under the weather but still put together a basic episode on cold brew equipment. Whether you’ve never tried cold brew coffee and want to try making it at home, or if you’re already a cold brewer and want to scale up your production – this episode discusses various ways to cold brew using simple items you can find around your house to small retail brewers up to large stainless steel brewing systems.