Episodes related to topic: bitter

Top Brew The Coffee Kiosk in the Basement
Hosted by Joseph Darnell and Eric Rauch

Eric and Joe answer a listener message for how to roast coffee beans at home on the cheap with a popcorn popper, Joe describes the coffee situation at the county courthouse, and they share their general impressions of the reknown moka pot coffee maker (which is often mistakenly called an espresso maker).

Top Brew Coffee in the Garden of Eden
Hosted by Joseph Darnell and Eric Rauch

Eric and Joe discuss French presses, what makes them special, why we use them, and why you may want to up your coffee brewing game with one. We consider the coarseness of the grind, water temperature and more in our subjective examination.

Top Brew Opposite Ends of the Taste Spectrum
Hosted by Joseph Darnell and Eric Rauch

This week on the podcast, Eric and Joe reveal a little known scientific fact: Coffee does not dehydrate you! And another myth to bust: “Coffee is bitter”. The guys look at the differences that acidity and bitterness make to coffee flavor profiles, and weigh how much the bitterness comes from roasting coffees.