Episodes related to topic: caffeine

Top Brew Let it Sing
Hosted by Joe Darnell and Eric Rauch

Eric and Joe discuss three things: Left Hand Brewing Company craft beer (our first “craft brew” tate test on the show), how genetics and caffeine influence our caffeine intake, and whether a taste test can prove that people prefer cheap coffee over gourmet coffee, like — ahem — Starbucks and Dunkin Donuts. Listen, drink and enjoy!

Top Brew The All-New Cold Brew Pouring iPhone
Hosted by Joe Darnell and Eric Rauch

Eric and Joe discuss some naming conventions: why are we calling cold brew and iced coffee the same things? Speaking of which, iced coffee has taken a back seat to cold brew over 2016. And in other news, the world’s first cup of joe that’s 80 times stronger than the rest of them is available in Australia, and Coca Cola is getting into the bottled coffee business. Listen, drink and enjoy!

Top Brew False Positive of Caffeine
Hosted by Joe Darnell and Eric Rauch

Eric and Joe are back at their desks and this time sipping something from fresh coffee cups. They discuss Tim Hawkins’ complicated mug and the plain-jane white mug from Publix and why it’s special to Joe. Topics of the week: a green tea alternative to coffee that won’t leave you feeling the jitters, Soylent’s new Coffiest (?!) and a worthy mention of the book ‘The Supper of the Lamb’. Listen, drink and enjoy! Van Halen.

Top Brew Mosquitos with Skills
Hosted by Joe Darnell and Eric Rauch

Eric and Joe answer a listener’s feedback about Stevia and artificial sweeteners, take apart new research that suggests used coffee grounds repel mosquitos, and discuss how much coffee they’re kids are allowed to drink.

Top Brew These Seeds Make Things Grow
Hosted by Joe Darnell and Eric Rauch

Eric and Joe discuss the 1,000 plus chemicals that make up a coffee beverage, and review McDonald’s McCafé regular coffee.

Top Brew Where Are My Pants?
Hosted by Joe Darnell and Eric Rauch

Eric and Joe tackle three important topics: the secret origins of Mama Darnell’s banana pudding, balancing Joe’s caffeine headaches with sleep deprivation, and review of Chick-fil-A’s regular cup of joe.

Top Brew The Face Buzzing Effect
Hosted by Joe Darnell

For episode #50, Joe is joined by special guest Myke Hurley of the Relay.FM podcast network. They discuss how Myke, a British chap that prefers craft coffee over hot tea, enjoys his fussy coffee brew ritual. They also talk about how they started drinking coffee thanks to sweet beverages at Starbucks, how caffeine affects them, and where they get their fresh coffee beans in the United States and back home in England.

Top Brew There’s Chemicals in My Chemicals
Hosted by Joe Darnell and Eric Rauch

Eric and Joe wish you a happy ‘Back to the Future’ day, and introduce a segment of follow-up. They talk about human genes and how caffiene is metabolized, the plunging price of commodity coffee around the globe, the science behind flavoring a pumpkin spice latte, and how some coffee drinkers use salt to mask bitterness in their brew.

Top Brew The Armless Man has Nothing to Worry About
Hosted by Joe Darnell and Eric Rauch

This week on the show, Eric and Joe discuss Starbuck’s latest offering: cold brew coffee, and what people are saying about it. And for the main topic, the guys talk about the health risks and benefits of coffee, and what it means for your wellness, exercise, cognitive function, and more.

Top Brew The Caffeine Gets Tired
Hosted by Joe Darnell and Eric Rauch

This week on the podcast, Eric and Joe experimented on themselves with caffeine and lived to tell you about it. They discuss how caffeine works on your brain and blood flow. For one day, Joe drank more coffee than he had a legal right to.