Tom, Ryan and Dan experiment with a new “exquisite corpse” podcast format…
What is an Exquisite Corpse? You know the drawings where you fold the paper, and one person draws the head, another the torso, another the legs? That thing.
Okay this isn’t truly an exquisite corpse … it is an audio collage where each person contributes a response to the last person’s recording about a certain topic.
In this episode, we talk about our personal The process of making an infusion of water and roasted, ground coffee. In the most basic sense, hot water is added to coffee ground to produce a drink. Some brewing methods (espresso, turkish coffee) produce More habits, and a lot more. Coffee brewing at home leads to thoughts about all the rules of “correct” coffee brewing, and the current state of coffee culture.
Why are there so many “rules” to doing the right thing with coffee brewing, or nearly anything else with coffee?
Why is it so easy do get things wrong, to break a taboo, and why all the drama when people react to coffee stuff anyway…
Microwave your coffee? WRONG!
Didn’t pre-rinse your paper filter? WRONG!
You still use a A simple coffee brewer also called a Press Pot: grounds and hot water are added to a carafe, allowed to sit for several minutes, and then a filter is pushed down to hold the grounds More? OMG!! WRONG!*
. . . like, is coffee culture just weird?
*(And no, making coffee in whatever way makes you happy is not wrong!)
We called the episode “Personal Brewing Routines & The Weirdness of Coffee Culture“
Here’s a link to this episode on iTunes