Episodes related to topic: starbucks
Joe and Eric find the time to sit down over not one but two cups of coffee and a bottle of Soylent. Joe experimented on himself when Soylent was on sale. Thrasher coffee supplied several roasts for the guys to taste test, so they analyze two Ethiopians. Then, Joe and Eric highlight some of Alec Baldwin’s interview with Howard Schults, the CEO of Starbucks.
Joe realised that while he was warming up to cold brew that the rest of the world was as well. The guys discuss their growing appreciation for this beverage and how it’s popping up in grocery stores and coffee shops. There’s some unexpected benefits that cold brew has to offer, so you might want to make it at home.
Joe welcomes our special guest, JT Manning from Moscow, Idaho, a former Starbucks’ barista. JT shares details about work life behind the counter, learning about craft coffee, the makeup of his home brewing ritual, and his general opinion of the Starbucks’ barista work experience.
Eric and Joe answer listeners messages, involving burr grinders, the Chemex coffee maker, and banana pudding. Then, in discussion, the guys share their first impressions of Starbucks’ all-new piping-hot Latte Macchiato. “It’s a latte made using ‘the inverted method’.”
Eric and Joe discuss Italian, Spanish, and French roasts, pairing coffee with breakfast foods, roasting your own beans at home, saddening Starbucks’ gift cards, and much more!
Crafting roast or industrial roasting: what’s the difference? Why can’t we produce 100 of pounds of roasted coffee in a single batch and get it to taste as well as a small batch? Do the big players like Starbucks hate us? Eric and Joe discuss this and more in this episode of Top Brew!