Episodes related to topic: podcast

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 GLaDOS Coffee is a Lie Too
Hosted by Joseph Darnell and Eric Rauch

Is there a tangible difference in craft coffee and what people typically call commodity coffee? Joe and Eric cypher the what’s noticeably different from the roaster’s and enthusiast’s perspectives, because you shouldn’t believe everything written on a bag of GlaDOS’ coffee. Commodity and craft coffee look the same in your cup, but came about completely differently. At the end of the show, the guys recommend some craft roasters that you should check out.

Techtonic The Weekend Warrior

Weekend developer projects, Microsoft web development, and more.

Top Brew The Coffee Hand Grinder Workout
Hosted by Joseph Darnell and Eric Rauch

Hand grinders are often preferred over powerful electric countertop grinders, but why? Joe and Eric uncover the usefulness of their portability, durability, and other reasons you might want to add a manual grinder to your kitchen. And Joe makes shopping recommendations for those in the market for such a coffee accessory.

Techtonic Making Email Apps Sexy Again

Joshua, Joe and Rohit discuss CloudMagic and their email workflows.

Top Brew Why We Don’t Brew Appleseeds
Hosted by Joseph Darnell and Eric Rauch

Eric and Joe introduce the new coffee beverage, Cascara, which is brewed with the coffee fruit’s pulpy cherry, and they help perfectionistic coffee enthusiasts take control of their angsty coffee brewing ritual. Whether you’re making tea-like coffee, or seeking nirvana in every cup, the guys have thoughts for you.

Techtonic Wojcik Finessing

Joshua and Joe discuss pro video, Kickstarter campaigns and headphones with Caleb Wojcik.

Top Brew Thanksgiving’s Eve Spectacular
Hosted by Joseph Darnell and Eric Rauch

Fancy Gesha coffee beans sell for more than $70 a 12 oz. bag. Eric and Joe discuss how they feel about high-end coffees and what place they deserve on your shopping list. Also, Eric discusses the process he used to create Thrasher’s Christmas Blend, and Joe shares his first impressions of his new Kalita Wave dripper.

Techtonic Jamming to Free Previews

Joshua, Joe and Bryan discuss Apple Music, streaming services, and user experiences.

Top Brew It’s Got Nothing to Do with Leprechauns
Hosted by Joseph Darnell and Eric Rauch

Eric and Joe enjoy an Irish coffee together and discuss its origins, how to perfect the recipe, find the right ingredients, use traditional Irish coffee mugs, and give some other tips for adventurous coffee enthusiasts to try at home.