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Episode 54 - Mortgages to Macchiatos: Matt Kenworthy of Venn Coffee

Episode 54 - Mortgages to Macchiatos: Matt Kenworthy of Venn Coffee

Have you ever daydreamed about owning a cafe? Maybe you've spotted one for sale and are on the f...
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Episode 53 - The Story of Filament Coffee: A Screenplay By Chris Topher

Episode 53 - The Story of Filament Coffee: A Screenplay By Chris Topher

This is one to watch on video! Oh what a special day it is when Chris puts in more than 3 minute...
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Episode 52 - We Could Write a Kid's Book

Episode 52 - We Could Write a Kid's Book

Our Very first video episode! And what a way to start! After Chris reads some timely obituaries,...
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Episode 51 - Matt Muhl: Coffee Update & Some Critical Feedback

Episode 51 - Matt Muhl: Coffee Update & Some Critical Feedback

The Matt that matters most, Matt Muhl from Brightside Coffee joins us for the first time this ye...
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Episode 50: The Million Dollar Coffee Idea

Episode 50: The Million Dollar Coffee Idea

50 Episodes! And what a way to celebrateAaron tells us he's quit coffee, tells us he's been givi...
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Episode 49 - Saving Our Coffee Culture: Laptops, Lycra and Lazy Attitudes

Episode 49 - Saving Our Coffee Culture: Laptops, Lycra and Lazy Attitudes

This is a big episode, tackling a big topic: Australia's dying coffee culture.What was once the ...
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Episode 48 - Cropin & Campin: Coffee Makers For Campers

Episode 48 - Cropin & Campin: Coffee Makers For Campers

In this episode, we break down the best coffee makers for camping and tell you why they're no go...
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Episode 47 - The Valley of Death: When Small Business Scales Up

Episode 47 - The Valley of Death: When Small Business Scales Up

A business focussed episode this week as we talk about the Valley of Death; that perilous journe...
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Episode 46 - Reusable Cups Make You Feel Good But Do Nothing

Episode 46 - Reusable Cups Make You Feel Good But Do Nothing

The weekly C02 footprint of the average cafe in Australia is equal to the C02 output 57 cars.Do ...
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Episode 45 - Can We Fix The World Barista Championship?

Episode 45 - Can We Fix The World Barista Championship?

This was a really fun one.In this latest episode, we dive into three crucial coffee questions:...
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Episode 44 - Ripped Off Coffee Roaster: A $250,000 Mistake

Episode 44 - Ripped Off Coffee Roaster: A $250,000 Mistake

We're back for 2023!In this episode, we dive into the story of the US-based coffee roaster who w...
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Episode 43 - New Years Eve 2022: Coffee Cocktails

Episode 43 - New Years Eve 2022: Coffee Cocktails

2022: The year that was in coffee. Matt Muhl joins us again this episode, this time to wrap up...
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Episode 42 - Christmas Special 2022: One Gun, Two Shafts.

Episode 42 - Christmas Special 2022: One Gun, Two Shafts.

Joined by Matt Muhl from Brightside Coffee to celebrate our Christmas Special episode, we get ...
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Episode 41 - Dogs in Cafes: Has It Gone Too Far?

Episode 41 - Dogs in Cafes: Has It Gone Too Far?

When did people stop taking dogs for walks in parks and start taking them everywhere they go? Do...
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Episode 40 - More Rust, Less Rain: Arabica Coffee Under Threat?

Episode 40 - More Rust, Less Rain: Arabica Coffee Under Threat?

This week, we discuss the future of Arabica coffee with the very real threats that coffee leaf r...
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Episode 39 - Inflation, Coffee and the Sexist Barista

Episode 39 - Inflation, Coffee and the Sexist Barista

Have you ever ordered a couple of coffees and had the Barista assume the almond flat white was fo...
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Episode 38 - Cold Brew at Home: Our Definitive Guide

Episode 38 - Cold Brew at Home: Our Definitive Guide

The weather is warming up and cold brew coffee is back in the minds of coffee lovers all over Aus...
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Episode 37 - The Most Expensive Coffee Ever Sold

Episode 37 - The Most Expensive Coffee Ever Sold

Another edition of Pies & Pulses; and on this episode, we discuss the highest price for coff...
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Episode 36 - Pies & Pulses: Today's Coffee News

Episode 36 - Pies & Pulses: Today's Coffee News

We start this week with Chris explaining himself; why we haven't been able to record for a month—before we get into a brand new format!
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Episode 35 - One Year of Coffee: Have We Learned Anything?

Episode 35 - One Year of Coffee: Have We Learned Anything?

A year ago, on the podcast, Chris made us a coffee at his house. He used pre-ground, dark-roasted coffee, which he kept in a plastic container. A year later, and a year into sharing the stories and facts we love about coffee, we had a thought—how much has Chris really learned about it?
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Episode 34 - Matt Muhl: The Business of Buying Coffee

Episode 34 - Matt Muhl: The Business of Buying Coffee

Do you know where your coffee is from? In 2022, "responsibly sourced" and "ethically purchased" ...
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Episode 33 - Filter Coffee: More Caffeine, More Flavour, Less Popular.

Episode 33 - Filter Coffee: More Caffeine, More Flavour, Less Popular.

If you live in Australia and drink coffee, chances are pretty slim that you wake up to enjoy a f...
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Episode 32 - Coffee Scams or Just Clever Business?

Episode 32 - Coffee Scams or Just Clever Business?

I've known Chris Topher since we were 17 years old. We met at a friend's fancy dress 18th birthd...
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Episode 31- Three Simple Steps to Avoid Jitters and Caffeine Crash

Episode 31- Three Simple Steps to Avoid Jitters and Caffeine Crash

Coffee is our favourite thing. But, sometimes we overdo it. If you've ever had one too many cups...
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Episode 30 - Anthea Rodoreda: Dangerous Microorganisms in Your Cold Brew?

Episode 30 - Anthea Rodoreda: Dangerous Microorganisms in Your Cold Brew?

Unlike other brewing methods, cold brew coffee lacks a 'kill-step' (like boiling water), so care...
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Episode 29 - Matt Muhl: Coffee Roasting

Episode 29 - Matt Muhl: Coffee Roasting

This week we're joined once again by our dear friend and resident coffee expert, Matt Muhl of Br...
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Episode 28 - Bad Boys of Coffee: History's Coffee Smugglers

Episode 28 - Bad Boys of Coffee: History's Coffee Smugglers

The history of coffee cannot be told without its famous stories of smuggling, so this week Chris...
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Episode 27 - Andrew McLean: Coffee in the Cockpit

Episode 27 - Andrew McLean: Coffee in the Cockpit

How do they make coffee on planes? How much coffee does a pilot drink during a long flight, and ...
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Episode 26 - Hadley Swan: Three Rules To Run A Cafe

Episode 26 - Hadley Swan: Three Rules To Run A Cafe

It's the lifestyle job we've all thought about doing. As we line up to order our morning cup bef...
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Episode 25 - Matt Muhl: Coffee in 2022

Episode 25 - Matt Muhl: Coffee in 2022

We're back for 2022! 🎙✌️Let's kick off 2022 (a month in) by talking about what's happening in th...
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Episode 24 - New Years Eve 2021: Coffee in Alcohol Part 2

Episode 24 - New Years Eve 2021: Coffee in Alcohol Part 2

See ya, 2021! This week, we celebrate the new year with two brand new coffee cocktails! Aaron sh...
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Episode 23- Chris-tmas Special: Coffee in Alcohol Part 1

Episode 23- Chris-tmas Special: Coffee in Alcohol Part 1

Tis the season (Chris is back from harvest) and to celebrate we recorded our Filament Coffee Pod...
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EP22 - Coffee Confessions

EP22 - Coffee Confessions

Everyone has a coffee habit they're not proud of,  so this episode, we each fessed up. This week...
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Episode 21- Kolschitzky: War Hero, Camel Feed and Hitler's Coffee Shop

Episode 21- Kolschitzky: War Hero, Camel Feed and Hitler's Coffee Shop

Coffee Houses in Vienna have hosted some of history's most significant people: Leon Trotsky,  Jo...
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Episode 20 - Matt Muhl: Coffee Farming in Australia

Episode 20 - Matt Muhl: Coffee Farming in Australia

Australia has a world famous cafe culture, but did you know we grow coffee here too? Approximate...
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Episode 19 - Will Coffee Help Me Study? Caffeine and Cognitive Performance

Episode 19 - Will Coffee Help Me Study? Caffeine and Cognitive Performance

Focus, memory and reaction time - does my morning cup of coffee help me get my work done?Will co...
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