Zachary Carlsen and Jordan Michelman return to Portland, Oregon after two weeks of traveling between the 2016 London Coffee Festival and UKBC and the 2016 SCAA Expo and USBC.
We do it live in Atlanta, Georgia at the M Rich Center for Creative Arts during the SCAA Expo week at a party thrown in partnership with KitchenAid.
Featuring live interviews with Laila Willbur (2014 USBC Champion), Stephen Morrissey (2008 WBC Champion), Tyler Wells (Nice Coffee) and Felipe Croce (Fazenda Ambiental Fortaleza).
We're at the London Coffee Festival and speak to James Hoffmann of Square Mile Coffee about coffee chaff butter, rye bread made with coffee, cascara chocolate, espresso soft serve, cascara soda, among other things. We also chat with Maxwell Colonna-Dashwood of Colonna and Smalls who have unveiled their newest product: very high-end pods for Nespresso machines.
Hosts Jordan Michelman and Zachary Carlsen interview Nathanael May of Portland Roasting Co. in Portland, Oregon. They discuss Portland Roasting's future plans at the Portland International Airport and talk about the complexities of judging barista competitions.
The music in this episode is performed by Alan Adler, inventor of the Aeropress, playing on a wind instrument he made himself!