Episode 30: Coffee
On the day following the launch of his new app Overcast, Marco Arment joins John to talk about the unsung hero that helped Overcast to come together a little bit more each and every day…coffee. We cover the history from the 13th century to present with brewing techniques and a bit about our personal journies with that wonderful brown liquid.
Caffeine systematic name: 3,7-dihydro-1,3,7-trimethyl-1H-purine-2,6-dione; aka 1,3,7-trimethylxanthine aka 1,3,7-trimethyl-2,6-dioxopurine
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Guest-host: Marco Arment writes at his site and has a podcast with friends called the Accidental Tech Podcast each week. Check out his new podcast playing app Overcast site and the [App Store Link] as well as my review.
Some Useful Links:
History of coffee
The case for the humble Robusta coffee bean
Caffeine Withdrawal Symptoms: Top Ten
Coffee Roasts from Light to Dark
What is Coffee Bloom?
World Aeropress Championships
Marcos Coffee Equipment & Recomendations:
Behmor Drum Roaster
Baratza Conical Burr Grinder
S-Filter for AeroPress
The Kaffeologie S-Filter
Grosche Glass Travel Mug
Contigo Travel Mugs
Johns Coffee Equipment:
Hario Skerton MSS-1B
Double Mesh Stainless Milk frother
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Published: 21st July 2014 6:30PM