Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Episode 88 - Ariel Montoya

Ariel Montoya, the owner of Hacienda El Boton, from Bolivar Colombia is the guest on this episode. Ariel talks about the farm, how he processes our coffee, and the importance of the rainforest at El Boton. Join Mark Brown of Argentfork and Brian Franklin from DoubleShot Coffee Company as they transport you to Colombia and back.
Music for this episode by:
Lyndon Scarfe
Oskar Schuster
Psychadelik Pedestrian

Monday, March 3, 2014

AA Cafe #87

Brian and Mark celebrate the 10th birthday of DoubleShot Coffee Company with a conversation about the history of the DoubleShot; lessons of being 10, 40, and 50; and a new set of coffees available online, called The Decade Collection.
Music for this podcast by Nate Wooley, Friendly Foliage, and Jahzzar.
Mark Brown writes at Argentfork.com.
Buy coffee online at DoubleShotCoffee.com.

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Coffee Journey: Panama

An audio excerpt from a short story written by Brian Franklin about his trip to Panama, visiting a pair of coffee farms.  Learn about the people, plants, animals, the history, and the coffee of this beautiful place.  To read the entire story and to taste these amazing coffees, visit www.doubleshotcoffee.com/panama.

Special thanks to Daniel Myers, who played John Henry Patterson.
 Process #5: a'Go Ajha by Century Of Aeroplanes
Into The Mist by Lee Rosevere
Irsen's Tale by Kai Engel

Monday, July 29, 2013

episode 85 - the future of coffee brewing

This episode of AA Cafe is a little different. My editing went a bit off from normal. Mark and I discuss the future of coffee brewing, along with a little reminisce of our personal coffee histories. DoubleShot baristas chime in with their ideas for the coffee brewer of the future.

Music from this episode from the Free Music Archive:
FUN FUN FUCK-A-DEE FUN FUN (Jared C. Balogh) / CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 
Dissent From The Pedastal (Lee Rosevere) / CC BY-NC 3.0
The Wilhelm Scream (Jeff Kolar) / CC BY-NC-SA 3.0

Check out Mark's Argentfork and my DoubleShot.

Monday, April 8, 2013

AA Cafe #84

The Freshness Test! Brian and Mark discuss coffee freshness with some audio of Michael Sivetz speaking at an SCAA conference, and Miguel Wickert explaining a fool-proof way to test and see if your coffee is fresh. Thanks also to Ann Money from the Oklahoma Aquarium for telling us about jellyfish. All music is courtesy of Brian Haas of Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey. Buy fresh coffee online at www.DoubleShotCoffee.com.

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Check out these videos shot by Miguel Wickert during his Coffee Freshness Experiments. Notice the blooming (like a jellyfish), and the stale coffee not blooming (like a sieve).

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

AA Cafe #83

The Perci Red Podcast!  Co-hosts Brian Franklin (DoubleShotCoffee.com) and Mark Brown (Argentfork.com) sing the praises of Perci Red, backed up by music from Brian Haas (jfjo.com).  Don't miss this podcast, and don't miss a chance to taste the Perci Red for the holidays, the second coffee in the DoubleShot 2 Barrel Project, and the most amazing natural Gesha on the planet.  Special thanks to Joseph Brodsky (NinetyPlusCoffee.com) for telling us about his experience with Gesha coffees, his acquisition of Ninety Plus Gesha Estates, and the birth of Perci Red. 

Monday, November 5, 2012

AA Cafe #82

AA Cafe cohosts, Mark Brown (Argentfork.com), and Brian Franklin (DoubleShotCoffee.com) discuss DoubleShot Coffee Company's new 2 Barrel Project and the two Gesha coffees that will lead off the project.  This episode's guest, Steve Holt from Ninety Plus Coffee tells us about Lycello, our washed Gesha, and Perci Red, our natural Gesha.  New music from Brian Haas of Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey.