Episodes related to topic: Rauch

Top Brew Coffee and Computers
Hosted by Joe Darnell and Eric Rauch

What's lost on a generation that grows up with Keurig coffee? How do Starbucks professionals perform cupping at headquarters? What's in a cup of Dunkin Donuts coffee?

Top Brew What Happens in Oz
Hosted by Joe Darnell and Eric Rauch

The guys go back to first things: their very own brewing rituals. Joe likes AeroPress, Eric likes Hario V60. And between the two, there’s a dozen other tools they use to perfect their handmade beverages each day. Learn all about their fussy — and sometimes not-so fussy — coffee setups.

Top Brew Pursue Your Coffee Passion
Hosted by Joe Darnell and Eric Rauch

Eric and Joe discuss Eric’s huge career change, discovering your coffee passion later in life, Eric’s new 1,000 lb. coffee roaster, and where to setup a roasting facility.

Top Brew The World of a Cup of Joe Quiz
Hosted by Joe Darnell and Eric Rauch

Eric and Joe give themselves an NPR coffee quiz to test their coffee culture knowledge base. Adn in review, the guys taste test Madcap’s Galeras coffee, freshly roasted for the show.

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 Coffee Kiosk in the Basement
Hosted by Joe Darnell and Eric Rauch

Eric and Joe answer a listener message for how to roast coffee beans at home on the cheap with a popcorn popper, Joe describes the coffee situation at the county courthouse, and they share their general impressions of the reknown moka pot coffee maker (which is often mistakenly called an espresso maker).

Top Brew The Force That Awakens
Hosted by Joe Darnell and Eric Rauch

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’.”

Top Brew Put That in Your Productivity Pipe
Hosted by Joe Darnell and Eric Rauch

Joe and Eric discuss the worldwide coffee shortage, coffeeshop productivity, Bodum’s awesome commercial, and the first complete year of Top Brew.

Top Brew Coffee in the Garden of Eden
Hosted by Joe 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.