Podcast

Final Episode Season 2

. My goal is for a barista to listen to this and have some idea of a path forward. However in effect you can distill this down to get a 2nd job....

The Skinny on Coffee Roasting Machines

  Three  caveats: 1. I'm not here to sell you a roaster.  2. I don't have a single bit of allegiance to any maker of machines nor do I romanticize...

Direct Trade: Bro, you spent $1500 on a trip to Origin and bought 2 bags? lmao.

Background is needed. My story was deeply personal and basically the absolute perfect moment it could happen where it mattered. If it had been a y...

Bonus Episode

  Talking about the Orlando coffee pricing because super niche audiences are my jam.

Maintaining Wholesale Accounts: Read the DSM

How good are you at once you identify something about someone then managing expectations. That is basically the best summation of maintaining an a...

Coffee Production: The Joy of Bagging Coffee

You’ll spend way more time bagging and roasting than you do cupping or making it taste like a thing. Bag sealers Hand Sealer - ebay. Different wat...

Season 2 Intro: Trouble and Time

  Story time! While searching for a theme to this year's recordings a few things happened that put my life and this business in perspective. One w...

Hiring: Do you even Slayer?

   It's 25 degrees and I got sick - allow me some leeway on this. Hiring people means a lot of things as it relates to the overall health of a bus...

Cupping Coffee

A lot of roasters have put out information surrounding this subject. There are regularly consumer level cuppings and certainly a lot is talked ab...

Pricing: It's a bit like untangling headphones.

This is a bit more free-form than normal because it's a subject super fresh on my mind due to the yellow tag sale I just did. I get grief for bein...

Your lineup. It's not your strongest hitter, it's about WAR.

What is a general line up coffees?  What should yours be. Lets go back in time first and look at the biggie's, what do all the big roasters do. W...

Conclusions and the Future: Where we're going we don't need fluid beds.

Looking backwards on the podcast: there’s stuff I missed. Stuff to explain better or change my belief on. I could always do better and if there’...