Mike and I try to set up segments for our show, and quickly revert back to our old ways of going off-topic and chasing many rabbit trails.
Brew Tip of the Week: Use fresh beans. We talk about the benefits (and really a requirement) of using fresh roasted beans. Beans don’t have to be roasted the same day, but you want to consume within two weeks of roasting.
We talk about the more we learn about Specialty Coffee, the clearer our goal for Orange Cactus Coffee becomes. We want to build a unique, self-contained coffee experiences. We talk business set up and what an ideal coffee operation might look like and consider examples in the industry.
We also talk about my very limited, but busy Cafe Tour of Colorado. I visited seven cafes in four days. The first was Higher Grounds in Golden, and the rest were in Colorado Springs. They were Special Grounds, Switchback Coffee, Pike’s Perk, Agia Sophia, Caffe Communitas, and Shot Coffee.