Welcome back to The Exchange, presented by Olam Specialty Coffee, hosted by Mark Inman and Todd Mackey. This is Episode 3 and the second of two episodes on coffee blending. The conversation includes:

  • Mark is still older than Todd
  • Seasonality and blends
  • Blends as taste profiles vs. ingredients
  • Haphazard buying
  • Faith in customer discernment
  • Too many blends and the “unique why?”
  • Espresso “only” blend?
  • Classic blends, helpful history
  • Seattle espresso run discovery
  • Dark roasts and dark roast blending
  • Aged coffee
  • Workable, flexible, and supremely crushable
  • Milk is a reality
  • Blending for price point
  • Top end coffees don’t always work for blends
  • Olam’s internal blend competition
  • The theater and music analogies

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The Exchange is Presented by Olam Specialty Coffee
Hosted by Mark Inman and Todd Mackey
Directed by Mike Ferguson

 

All music is available and used under  Creative Commons:
Opening ThemeYou ask for Cornflakes, I give you Coffee & Cornflakes by  Mr. & Mrs. Smith

Closing Theme, Coffee with Mr. Jenkins, by Glass Boy & Mr. Jenkins

 

 

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