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Roast! West Coast Coffee Podcast

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The Roast! West Coast coffee podcast shares the stories of coffee professionals as they tackle the entrepreneurship, creativity, passion, science and innovation required to succeed in the coffee industry. This show also shares coffee education with dedicated Coffee Smarter episodes in which host Ryan Woldt asks coffee experts questions ranging from beginner too advanced. Appreciate your morning coffee a little bit more by listening to Roast! West Coast and engage with the growing craft coffee community this podcast aims to uplift. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/roastwestcoast/support

The Roast! West Coast coffee podcast shares the stories of coffee professionals as they tackle the entrepreneurship, creativity, passion, science and innovation required to succeed in the coffee industry. This show also shares coffee education with dedicated Coffee Smarter episodes in which host Ryan Woldt asks coffee experts questions ranging from beginner too advanced. Appreciate your morning coffee a little bit more by listening to Roast! West Coast and engage with the growing craft coffee community this podcast aims to uplift. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/roastwestcoast/support

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The Roast! West Coast coffee podcast shares the stories of coffee professionals as they tackle the entrepreneurship, creativity, passion, science and innovation required to succeed in the coffee industry. This show also shares coffee education with dedicated Coffee Smarter episodes in which host Ryan Woldt asks coffee experts questions ranging from beginner too advanced. Appreciate your morning coffee a little bit more by listening to Roast! West Coast and engage with the growing craft coffee community this podcast aims to uplift. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/roastwestcoast/support

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English


Episodes

S5:E4 - Coffee Smarter: Cleaning Your Coffee Equipment

5/9/2022
Welcome back to Roast! West Coast, the premier coffee podcast featuring West Coast based coffee professionals, and helps us all get coffee smarter. In the 4th episode of Season 5, Chris O'Brien (Founder of Coffee Cycle Roasting) rejoins the show teach us how to clean our coffee equipment—like the grinder, kettle, brewer—at home. Support this show by SUBSCRIBING to the newsletter and choosing the paid subscription at: https://roastwestcoast.substack.com/subscribe Head to...

Duration:00:46:08

S5:E3 - Carol and Eric Blanchett, Owner-Operators, Talking Crow Coffee Roasters: An Interview.

5/6/2022
In the 3rd episode of Season 5, Eric and Carol Blanchett, Owner-Operators of Talking Crow Coffee Roasters join the show to chat about their specialty decaf coffee roastery, working together as spouses, and how they found a gap in the market. Follow @talkingcrowcoffeeroasters on Instagram or head to https://talkingcrowcoffeeroasters.com/ to learn more about the company and shop for coffee. Support this show by SUBSCRIBING to the newsletter and choosing the paid subscription at:...

Duration:00:52:54

S5:E2 - Coffee Smarter: The Coffee Cherry

5/3/2022
Welcome back to Roast! West Coast, the premier coffee podcast featuring West Coast based coffee professionals, and helps us all get coffee smarter. In the second episode of Season 5, Chris O'Brien (Founder of Coffee Cycle Roasting) rejoins the show to break down the coffee cherry, and he and host Ryan Woldt share their hospitality nightmares. Support this show by SUBSCRIBING to the newsletter and choosing a paid subscription. %50 off until May 5th at this link:...

Duration:00:33:41

S5:E1 - Kenny Fletcher, Owner & Head Roaster of Paper Tiger Coffee Roasters: An Interview

4/27/2022
In the FIRST episode of Season 5, Kenny Fletcher of Paper Tiger Coffee Roasters in Vancouver, WA joins the show to talk about his coffee journey, teaching other-abled students how to roast, and what it means to be a Paper Tiger. Follow @papertigercoffeeroasters on Instagram. Support this show by SUBSCRIBING to the newsletter and choosing a paid subscription. %50 off until May 5th at this link: https://roastwestcoast.substack.com/season5 Head to www.roastwestcoast.com for show recaps,...

Duration:00:52:18

Coffee Smarter: Extraction

4/15/2022
In the last Coffee Smarter episode of Season 4, Jared Hales of Hacea Coffee Source joins the show to teach us about extraction. Jared is the Co-Founder and Coffee Buyer/Broker for Hacea Coffee Source in Anaheim, California. Follow @haceacoffeesource on Instagram. Click here to subscribe to and support the Roast! West Coast coffee newsletter for 50% off until May 5th, that is 5/5, in honor of our impending Season 5 launch: https://roastwestcoast.substack.com/season5 Support this show by...

Duration:00:40:31

Roast! - Kevin Shin & Jason Walker, North County Roastery

4/12/2022
In the twentieth episode of Season 4, Kevin Shin and Jason Walker of North County Roastery in Oceanside, California join the show to share their journey into coffee, and how North County Roastery fits into Oceanside, California. Follow @North.County.Roastery for updates on the new cafe. Check out NPR's list of humanitarian aid groups supporting the Ukraine here: https://www.npr.org/2022/02/25/1082992947/ukraine-support-help Support this show by leaving a tip at:...

Duration:00:45:47

Coffee Smarter: Green Coffee

4/8/2022
In the 19th Coffee Smarter episode of Season 4, Jared Hales of Hacea Coffee Source joins the show to give a have a Green Coffee For Beginners chat with me. Jared is the Co-Founder and Coffee Buyer/Broker for Hacea Coffee Source in Anaheim, California. Follow @haceacoffeesource on Instagram. Support this show by leaving a tip at: https://anchor.fm/owl-podcasts/support Head to www.roastwestcoast.com for show recaps, coffee education, guest list and coffee news. Follow us on Instagram:...

Duration:00:35:14

Roast! - Tyler Whitehead, Ignite Coffee Company

4/6/2022
In the eighteenth episode of Season 4, Tyler Whitehead, Founder & Head Roaster of Ignite Coffee Company in Oceanside, California joins the show–twice–to talk about his new roastery, growing up in an entrepreneurial family, the impact a cafe can have in a community, and he announces his new brick-and-mortar location. Follow @ignitecoffeecompany on Instagram for updates on the new cafe. Check out NPR's list of humanitarian aid groups supporting the Ukraine here:...

Duration:00:52:37

Coffee Smarter: Espresso Roasts

4/1/2022
In the 17th Coffee Smarter episode of Season 4, Chris O'Brien (Coffee Cycle Roasting) joins the show to talk about what coffees taste best or, at least, are marketed as espresso roasts. Support this show by leaving a tip at: https://anchor.fm/owl-podcasts/support Head to www.roastwestcoast.com for show recaps, coffee education, guest list and coffee news. Follow us on Instagram: @RoastWestCoast or Facebook: @RoastWestCoast ROAST! West Coast is a new podcast bringing together a community...

Duration:00:57:36

Roast! - Chad Bell, Achilles Coffee Roasters

3/30/2022
In the sixteenth episode of Season 4, Chad Bell, the Founder and Head Roaster of Achilles Coffee Roasters in San Diego, California joins the show to share his entrepreneurial journey which took him on a long and winding path from his first coffee experience to driving a cab, dealing with addiction, starting a tech company, and finally to filling a need in the neighborhood where he lived. Follow @achillescoffee on Instagram. Check out NPR's list of humanitarian aid groups supporting the...

Duration:00:45:35

Coffee Smarter: Barista Competitions

3/24/2022
In the 15th Coffee Smarter episode of Season 4, Chris O'Brien (Coffee Cycle Roasting) joins the show to talk about barista competitions. Of course, we veer into some unexpected territory, and cover the economic impacts and innovation that come out of the competitions, awareness brought to social justice issues, and whether or not Chris looks like a dad. Support this show by leaving a tip at: https://anchor.fm/owl-podcasts/support Head to www.roastwestcoast.com for show recaps, coffee...

Duration:00:45:01

Roast! - Jared Hales, Hacea Coffee Source

3/23/2022
In the fourteenth episode of Season 4, Jared Hales, Co-founder and Coffee Buyer/Broker of Hacea Coffee Source in Anaheim, California joins the show to talk about working with family and the view from the middle. Check out NPR's list of humanitarian aid groups supporting the Ukraine here: https://www.npr.org/2022/02/25/1082992947/ukraine-support-help Support this show by leaving a tip at: https://anchor.fm/owl-podcasts/support Head to www.roastwestcoast.com for show recaps, coffee...

Duration:00:47:15

Coffee Smarter: Milk & Latte Art

3/17/2022
In the thirteenth episode of Season 4, Siri Simran Khalsa, the Director of Coffee at Lofty Coffee Company joins the show to talk about milk and latte art. Support this show by leaving a tip at: https://anchor.fm/owl-podcasts/support Head to www.roastwestcoast.com for show recaps, coffee education, guest list and coffee news. Follow us on Instagram: @RoastWestCoast or Facebook: @RoastWestCoast ROAST! West Coast is a new podcast bringing together a community of coffee lovers in Southern...

Duration:00:38:47

Roast! - Jay Freedman, Compa Coffee Roasters

3/16/2022
In the twelfth episode of Season 4, Jay Freedman, Director of Coffee at Compa Coffee Roasters in San Diego, joins the show to share his journey to coffee from fighting fires. Check out www.compacoffeeroasters.com. Check out NPR's list of humanitarian aid groups supporting the Ukraine here: https://www.npr.org/2022/02/25/1082992947/ukraine-support-help Support this show by leaving a tip at: https://anchor.fm/owl-podcasts/support Head to www.roastwestcoast.com for show recaps, coffee...

Duration:00:49:13

Coffee Smarter: Tasting Coffee

3/11/2022
In the eleventh episode of Season 4, Siri Simran Khalsa, the Director of Coffee at Lofty Coffee Company joins the show to talk about tasting coffee samples and using all your senses when working through the tasting process. Support this show by leaving a tip at: https://anchor.fm/owl-podcasts/support Head to www.roastwestcoast.com for show recaps, coffee education, guest list and coffee news. Follow us on Instagram: @RoastWestCoast or Facebook: @RoastWestCoast ROAST! West Coast is a new...

Duration:00:42:32

Roast! - Kayte Wetherington & Tom Hadix, Luckie Coffee

3/9/2022
In the tenth episode of Season 4, Kayte Wetherington & Tom Hadix, Founders of soon to be open Luckie Coffee join the show to talk about opening a coffee cart in their hometown of Poway, California. Follow their story @luckiecoffee. Check out NPR's list of humanitarian aid groups supporting the Ukraine here: https://www.npr.org/2022/02/25/1082992947/ukraine-support-help Support this show by leaving a tip at: https://anchor.fm/owl-podcasts/support Head to www.roastwestcoast.com for show...

Duration:00:49:34

Coffee Smarter: Developing Flavors During Roasting...Again.

3/3/2022
In the ninth episode of Season 4, Siri Simran Khalsa, the Director of Coffee at Lofty Coffee Company joins the show to talk about how she develops flavor profiles during the coffee bean roasting process, and we just catch up! Support this show by leaving a tip at: https://anchor.fm/owl-podcasts/support Head to www.roastwestcoast.com for show recaps, coffee education, guest list and coffee news. Follow us on Instagram: @RoastWestCoast or Facebook: @RoastWestCoast ROAST! West Coast is a new...

Duration:00:32:29

Roast! - Hollis Swan, Declination Roasting Company

3/2/2022
In the eighth episode of Season 4, Hollis Swan, Founder & Lead Roaster of Declination Roasting Company in Soldotna, Alaska joins the show to talk about slowing down, welding, and incorporating his passion for the outdoors into his work. Check out NPR's list of humanitarian aid groups supporting the Ukraine here: https://www.npr.org/2022/02/25/1082992947/ukraine-support-help Support this show by leaving a tip at: https://anchor.fm/owl-podcasts/support Head to www.roastwestcoast.com for...

Duration:00:44:25

Roast! - Erin Nenow, Ascend Roasters & Old California Coffee House & Eatery

2/23/2022
In the fifth episode of Season 4, Erin Nenow, Founder & Head Roaster of Ascend Coffee Roasters and the Co-Owner/Manager of Old Cal Coffee House and Eatery joins the show to talk about his coffee journey, live music, and being part of a family business. Old Cal Coffee and Ascend Coffee Roasters are based in San Marcos and Oceanside, California, respectively. Support this show by leaving a tip at: https://anchor.fm/owl-podcasts/support Head to www.roastwestcoast.com for show recaps, coffee...

Duration:01:00:29

Coffee Smarter: Bulletproof Coffee

2/17/2022
In the second Coffee Smarter episode of Season 4, Chris O'Brien (Coffee Cycle Roasting) joins the show to talk about Bulletproof Coffee, the brand and the style. Support this show by leaving a tip at: https://anchor.fm/owl-podcasts/support Head to www.roastwestcoast.com for show recaps, coffee education, guest list and coffee news. Follow us on Instagram: @RoastWestCoast or Facebook: @RoastWestCoast ROAST! West Coast is a new podcast bringing together a community of coffee lovers in...

Duration:00:37:06