The Boise Coffee Podcast
By Colin Mansfield
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Discussions, reviews, brew methods, and techniques about the world of specialty coffee sans snobbery. Come enjoy a cup, whether you're a newcomer or a coffee veteran.
||CleanS3 Episode 2: The History of Irish Coffee||In honor of St. Patrick’s Day, this week’s episode is all about the history of Irish Coffee. Starting in a flying boat terminal in Ireland, then making its way to San Francisco, the story of how Irish Coffee made it into mainstream culture is well wor||3/21/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanS3 Episode 1: Cities And Their Coffee Cultures||Welcome back to The Boise Coffee Podcast! In this first episode of Season 3 I discuss how a city’s culture influences their coffee culture, then I give some tips on how to find great coffee when you’re visiting a new city.||3/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanS2 Episode 16: International Podcast/Coffee Day||This weekend is incredibly special: yesterday was National Coffee Day and the 7th Anniversary of BoiseCoffee.org, today is International Podcast Day, and tomorrow is International Coffee Day! This week’s episode discusses each of the holidays,||9/30/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanS2 Episode 15: Italian Coffee ft. Hannah Mansfield||Over the last two weeks my wife, Hannah, and I were celebrating our anniversary in Italy. We got the opportunity to try coffee from the Cinque Terre, Florence, Venice, Rome, and Milan, and we learned a lot about Italian coffee culture as we went.||9/15/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanS2 Episode 14: We Are Happy To Serve You||If we’re honest with ourselves, coffee shops provide a very utilitarian function during most of our week. They’re there to provide us with morning-saving caffeine-infused goodness on our way to work. In this episode we dive headlong into the world of||8/22/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanS2 Episode 13: One Year Podcasting||To celebrate one year of The Boise Coffee Podcast I made an episode that highlights some of the key lessons I’ve learned while making the show. Most of the things discussed in this episode apply to the creative process in general; artists, writers,||8/6/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanS2 Episode 12: Developing Latte Art & Perfecting Espresso||Making coffee is as much an art as it is a science. As with any culinary endeavor, the amount of time and energy you put into the ingredients, the preparation, the creation, and the presentation of a cup of coffee or espresso,||6/30/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanS2 Episode 11: Coffee Production||Before coffee is brewed and ground, before it is roasted, sold, or traded, and before it’s processed and picked, it must first be grown. Coffee, like most commodities, is a plant. At one time it was wild, and now it’s cultivated.||6/12/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanS2 Episode 10: Crema.co ft. Emily McIntyre||This week on The Boise Coffee Podcast I’m joined by fellow coffee fanatic, and founder/coffee director at Crema.co, Emily McIntyre. Emily and I originally connected over Twitter and after talking with her I was intrigued by her company.||5/22/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanS2 Episode 9: The Chemex – A Synthesis of Logic and Madness||Peter Schlumbohm was a larger-than-life inventor, marketer, and idea-man. At over 6 ft tall and around 300lbs, he was a hard man to miss. He loved food, women, and coming up with new ways of streamlining and solving old problems.||5/8/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanS2 Episode 8: The AeroPress||Alan Adler founded his company, Aerobie, around his flying disc by the same name. He essentially perfected the Frisbee, then went on to sell 1.4 million of them in just two years. Not only that, Alan’s flying disc broke the Guinness World Record for th||4/26/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanS2 Episode 7: Good Grounds Coffee ft. Mary Lansden Rees-Jones||I’m joined this week by Mary Lansden Rees-Jones (formerly Brewbaker), one of the founders and the current Managing Director at Good Grounds Coffee Co. Good Grounds is a coffee pre-financing, export/trading company based in Congo and the United States.||4/9/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanS2 Episode 6: Loyalty Programs and Coffee||The Pareto principle states that for many events, 80% of the effects come from 20% of the causes. For a business, this means that 80% of sales comes from 20% of customers. One of the keys to having a successful company, then,||4/3/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanS2 Episode 5: The Five Attempts to Ban Coffee||Coffee brings people together. It encourages conversations, stimulates thought, and provokes epiphany. Everyone seems to agree with this – or do they? It turns out that throughout history, not everyone has supported coffee or even believed it to be hea.||3/14/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanS2 Episode 4: Family Coffee Break||In this episode of The Boise Coffee Podcast I take a breather from the normal routine to have a conversation with my wife and my parents about our coffee roots. Thanks to my mom, Susan, my dad, Dennis, and Hannah – my beautiful wife!||2/29/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanS2 Episode 3: Coffee Flavors and Aromas||In this episode of The Boise Coffee Podcast I discuss coffee flavors and aromas, and how you can use the Coffee Taster’s Flavor Wheel to put words to what you experience when you try a new coffee. You can see all three versions of the wheel below.||2/12/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanS2 Episode 2: The History of Coffee Pt. 2 – “The Favorite Drink of the Civilized World”||In this follow up to The History of Coffee Part 1 I discuss how coffee made its way from Europe to the United States, South America, Central America, the Caribbean, and beyond. Focusing in on the 17th-19th centuries,||2/1/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanS2 Episode 1: The History of Coffee Pt. 1||I’m super excited to bring you Season 2 of The Boise Coffee Podcast, and we’re kicking it off right with a two-part season premiere. I haven’t written or talked much about the history of coffee, and I thought I’d take this opportunity to give a li||2/1/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
If you love coffee and a good laugh, look no further! This podcast is both amusing and educational! I recommend this for all ages.
I love coffee and wanted to know more. Colin gives awesome insight to the history of coffee, types, brew styles, trends and has a passion to share his knowledge. Great stuff !
Keeps coffee classy
In this enjoyable podcast about coffee, for beginners and aficionados, Colin achieves a goal of enlightening any coffee user on how to sip this ubiquitous liquid with expertise and greater appreciation. Colin elucidates the many ways coffee can be taken down, as well as its origins and effects, with both cogency and humor.
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