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Coffee Podcasts

68% of Americans listen to podcasts online each month.

This list of podcasts identifies the 30 best podcasts about coffee; it reflects some of the most listened to podcasts in the coffee industry.

30 Best Coffee Podcasts

  1. Adventures In Coffee
  2. April Coffee Roasters
  3. Audio Cafe
  4. Bean Stuff Coffee Podcast
  5. Black Rifle Coffee Podcast
  6. Boise Coffee
  7. Brewing Conversation
  8. Cat And Cloud Coffee Podcast
  9. Coffee Awesome
  10. Coffee Café Podcast
  11. Coffee Canon
  12. Coffee Health And Science Podcast
  13. Coffee Is Me Podcast
  14. Coffee Lovers Radio
  15. Coffee Roasting Navigated
  16. Coffee Science Guru
  17. Coffee Sprudge Cast
  18. Cross Countrycoffee Roadshow
  19. Filtered Thoughts
  20. I Brew My Own Coffee
  21. Keys To The Shop
  22. Map It Forward
  23. Orange Cactus Coffee
  24. Portafilter Podcast
  25. Roast & Reason
  26. Specialty Coffee Association (SCA) Lectures
  27. Stone Creek Coffee
  28. Tamper Tantrum
  29. The Coffee Podcast
  30. Unpacking Coffee

Adventures In Coffee

Podcast host: Scott Bentley

Episodes: Independent

Primary podcast audience: Coffee enthusiasts

Classification: New and Active

Year started: 2021

For coffee enthusiasts who want a better understanding of coffee, the Adventures In Coffee provides product-focused commentary. Because Adventures In Coffee discusses product origin, preparation and consumption, coffee enthusiasts should listen to it.

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Topics Covered:

  • Barista arts (e.g. Milk Magic: The beginner's guide to pouring perfect latte art)
  • Origin (e.g., Single Origin: Coffee’s FairyTail Debunked)
  • Product consumption (e.g.. The Secret to Tasting Coffee)

April Coffee Roasters

Podcast host: Patrik Rolf Karlsson

Episodes: Independent episodes

Primary podcast audience: Coffee businesses

Classification: Established and Inactive

Year started: 2018-2020

For those in the coffee industry who wanted to stay informed, April Coffee Roasters provided commentary on the latest trends. Because April Coffee Roasters focused on offering value for bricks and mortar businesses, cafe owners and roasters benefited from listening to it.

Topics Covered:

  • Supply chain issues (e.g., The challenges and opportunities of sourcing African green coffee)
  • Bricks and mortar businesses consideration (e.g., Architecture and design in coffee shops)
  • Product quality (e.g., Discussing coffee roasting and flavor modulation)

Audio Cafe

Podcast host: Levi

Episodes: Independent and sequential episodes

Primary podcast audience: Coffee enthusiasts

Classification: Established and Inactive

Year started: 2014-2019

For those in the coffee industry who wanted informal commentary, Audio Cafe provided discussion on a range of topics. Such topics ranged from management, customer acquisition, and ideas for expanding your coffee product offering. Because the Audio Cafe provided value to a broad target audience, it was good for baristas, coffeehouses, and coffee lovers.

Topics Covered:

  • How coffee shops can get more customers (e.g., Corey Dane from Yelp)
  • Managing a café (e.g., Anthem Coffee and Tea in Tacoma Washington, Part 1 and 2)
  • Cocktails (e.g., Making cold brew coffee cocktails)

Bean Stuff Coffee Podcast

Podcast host: Paul Allen

Episodes: Independent and sequential

Primary podcast audience: Coffee enthusiasts

Classification: Established and Active

Year started: 2018-2021

For coffee enthusiasts who value a holistic understanding of coffee, Bean Stuff Coffee Podcast provides content about the products in many dimensions. Because Bean Stuff Coffee Podcast highlights new producing countries, how to get the most out of coffee, and what products enhance the product, coffee enthusiasts should listen to it.

Topics Covered:

  • Developing coffee culture (e.g., Yunnan Coffee Part 1 and 2)
  • The sensory experience of coffee (e.g., Olfaction)
  • Product recommendations (e.g., Coffee Items You Need)

Black Rifle Coffee Podcast

Podcast host: Jarred Taylor, Evan Hafer, Mat Best, and Logan Stark

Episodes: Independent episodes

Primary podcast audience: Coffee enthusiasts

Classification: New and Active

Year started: 2020-2021

For coffee enthusiasts who want lifestyle content, Black Rifle Coffee Podcast provides pro-American material. Because Black Rifle Coffee Podcast interviews heroes, adventurers, and entrepreneurs, it provides an exciting, brave, and masculine listening experience.

Topics Covered:

  • Interviews with people with military backgrounds (e.g., Legendary Combat Controller)
  • Fishing and hunting stories (e.g., Fishing on the Clearwater, Hunting Stories)
  • Social commentary (e.g., Fund the police, F**k Communism)

Boise Coffee

Podcast host: Colin Mansfield

Episodes: Independent episodes

Primary podcast audience: Coffee businesses

Classification: Established and Inactive

Year started: 2015-2016

For coffee businesses who wanted to run a better business, Boise Coffee offered relevant discussions on a range of topics. Because Boise Coffee discussed product preparation, packaging, and coffee culture, those who owned coffee businesses benefited from listening to it.

Topics Covered:

  • Tips for product preparation (e.g., Developing Latte Art & Perfecting Espresso)
  • Packaging innovation (e.g., We Are Happy To Serve You)
  • Cultural capital of coffee (e.g., Italian Coffee)

Brewing Conversation

Podcast host: Andrea Woolverton and Colin Ganley

Episodes: Independent and sequential episodes

Primary podcast audience: Coffee enthusiasts

Classification: Established and Inactive

Year started: 2018-2019

For coffee enthusiasts who wanted a deeper relationship with coffee, Brewing Conversation offered insight into a range of topics. Because Brewing Conversation provided a voice of origin it offered a unique line of sight into coffee-producing countries.

Topics Covered:

  • Trends and innovation (e.g., Major Disruptors to the Coffee Industry)
  • Guest (e.g., Miranda from Pan y Paz Part 1 and 2)
  • Perspective from the origin (e.g., The Estate, Creation of a Nicaraguan Brand)

Cat and Cloud Coffee Podcast

Podcast host: Cat Cloud and Santa Cruz

Episodes: Sequential and independent episodes

Primary podcast audience: Coffee businesses

Classification: Established and Active

Year started: 2015-2021

For coffee businesses who want commentary, Cat and Cloud Coffee Podcast offers a discussion of coffee trends and topics. Because Cat and Cloud Coffee Podcast provides value in the form of conversations, coffee businesses may benefit from listening to it.

Topics Covered:

  • Great customer service (e.g., Hospitality Part 1 and 2)
  • Trends in the industry (e.g., Sustainability)
  • Commentary on coffee culture (e.g., Barista Competition Innovations: Constraints That Inspire Creativity)

Coffee Awesome

Podcast host: Björg Brend Laird

Episodes: Sequential and independent episodes

Primary podcast audience: Coffee enthusiasts

Classification: Established and Inactive

Year started: 2014-2016

For the coffee enthusiasts who wanted to hear industry voices, Coffee Awesome provided interviews that offered value to listeners. Because Coffee Awesome produced interviews with experts, entrepreneurs, and those working in coffee at origin, coffee business and enthusiasts listened to it.

Topics Covered:

  • Expert interviews (e.g., Geoff Watts, Intelligentsia Part 1, 2 and 3)
  • Entrepreneurs interviews (e.g., DRIP: Tim Wendelboe, Part 1 and 2)
  • Voice of origin (e.g., Gilbert Gatali, Rwanda)

Coffee Café Podcast

Podcast host: Jason and Myles

Episodes: Independent episodes

Primary podcast audience: Coffee enthusiasts

Classification: Established and Inactive

Year started: 2017-2020

For coffee enthusiasts who wanted an expert opinion, Coffee Café Podcast provided value on how to engage with coffee. Because Coffee Café Podcast provided conversations about events, experiencing coffee, and worthwhile products, coffee enthusiasts listened to it.

Topics Covered:

  • Topical events (e.g., Coffee during the Corona Virus)
  • Experiencing coffee (e.g. Tasting coffee flavor profiles)
  • Product recommendations (e.g. Perfect Coffee Gift Ideas For Anytime of the Year)

Coffee Canon

Podcast host: Colin Mansfield

Episodes: Independent episodes

Primary podcast audience: Coffee enthusiasts

Classification: Established and Inactive

Year started: 2016-2019

For coffee enthusiasts who wanted a deeper relationship with coffee, Coffee Canon highlighted coffee's cultural context. Because Coffee Canon provided discussion about the history of coffee, different and contemporary coffee cultures, coffee enthusiasts listened to it.

Topics Covered:

  • Coffee in different cultures (e.g., Dutch coffee, Turkish coffee, Italian coffee)
  • Contemporary coffee culture (e.g. The impact of instant coffee)
  • Events that influenced coffee culture (e.g., Warfare and Coffee Culture Part 1 - The Civil War)

Coffee Health And Science Podcast

Podcast host: Jordan River

Episodes: Independent episodes

Primary podcast audience: Coffee enthusiasts

Classification: New and Active

Year started: 2019-2021

For coffee enthusiasts who want to improve their well being, the Coffee Health And Science Podcast provides greater understanding of health and wellness. Because the Coffee Health And Science Podcast discusses topics ranging from consuming coffee, to market forces, and fitness, coffee enthusiasts should listen to it.

Topics Covered:

  • Consuming coffee (e.g., How Hot is Too Hot, Coffee Mouthfeel)
  • Market forces (e.g., Are We Doomed To Another Coffee Crisis)
  • Fitness (e.g., Motivating Yourself (And Your Kids) to Exercise)

Coffee is ME Podcast

Podcast host: Valerian Hrala and Marcus Young

Episodes: Independent episodes

Primary podcast audience: Coffee businesses

Classification: Established and Active

Year started: 2015-2021

For coffee professionals who want industry insight, the Coffee is ME Podcast provides commentary on relevant topics. Because the Coffee is ME Podcast provides value about business advice, trend analysis, and product advice, coffee businesses should listen to it.

Topics Covered:

  • Business advice (e.g., This is how you build a coffee drive through)
  • Trend analysis (e.g., Is this coffee roaster the future of coffee roasting?)
  • Roasting (e.g., The best roast profiles, green coffees and roaster size for a coffee roasting startup)

Coffee Lovers Radio

Podcast host: Joseph Robertson and Jesse Nelson

Episodes: Independent episodes

Primary podcast audience: Coffee enthusiasts

Classification: Established and Active

Year started: 2014-2021

For coffee enthusiasts who want to gain a greater appreciation for coffee, Coffee Lovers Radio provides a range of discussions that better connect consumers to coffee. Because Coffee Lovers Radio provides insights on how to make and enjoy better coffee, industry commentary, and trends, enthusiasts should listen to it.

Topics Covered:

  • How to make and enjoy better coffee (e.g., Enjoying Coffee Anywhere, Manipulating Your Taste Buds)
  • Coffee industry commentary (e.g., Money in Coffee?)
  • Consumer Trends (e.g., Coffee to Go?, Health And Coffee)

Coffee Roasting Navigated

Podcast host: Therese Brøndsted

Episodes: Independent and sequential episodes

Primary podcast audience: Coffee businesses

Classification: Established and Inactive

Year started: 2016-2019

For the coffee businesses who needed insight about roasting coffee, Coffee Roasting Navigated provided commentary on issues relevant to roasting coffee well. Because Coffee Roasting Navigated provided value about roasting best practices, blind tasting, and roasting events, coffee business owners listened to it.

Topics Covered:

  • Roasting best practices (e.g., Listening to the beans cracking)
  • Blind tastings (e.g. , Geisha Part 1, 2, 3 and 4)
  • Events (e.g., Four Roasters at a Competition)

Coffee Science Guru

Podcast host: Adam Carr

Episodes: Independent episodes

Primary podcast audience: Coffee enthusiasts

Classification: Established and Active

Year started: 2018-2021

For coffee enthusiasts who want an inside perspective into the coffee industry, the Coffee Science Guru provides commentary on many topics. Because Coffee Science Guru provides value regarding barista arts, products, and market forces, it offers coffee enthusiasts a unique perspective.

Topics Covered:

  • Barista arts (e.g., The Art of Being a Barista)
  • Product discussions (e.g., Smash, Splinter, & Shatter - All About Espresso Grinders)
  • Market forces (e.g., Supply & demand in Coffee)

Coffee Sprudgecast

Podcast host: Jordan Michelman and Zachary Carlsen

Episodes: Independent episodes

Primary podcast audience: Coffee enthusiasts

Classification: Established and Active

Year started: 2016-2021

For coffee enthusiasts who want casual commentary, Coffee Sprudgecast offers discussion of the events and trends shaping coffee culture. Because Coffee Sprudgecast provides thoughts on the events, people and products influencing coffee culture, coffee enthusiasts may enjoy listening to it.

Topics Covered:

  • Topical events (e.g. The One With Ever Meister, which discusses the coffee industry in light of COVID-19)
  • Showcasing coffee roasters (e.g., The One With Dandy Anderson, The One With Ezra Baker)
  • Coffee products (e.g., The One With Homemade Cold Brew)

Cross Country Coffee Roadshow

Podcast host: Dan and Linda McGarry

Episodes: Independent episodes

Primary podcast audience: Coffee enthusiasts

Classification: Established and Active

Year started: 2018-2021

For coffee enthusiasts who want industry insight, Cross Country Coffee Roadshow offers a spotlight on awesome American coffee businesses. Because Cross Country Coffee Roadshow features small businesses, coffee enthusiasts should listen to it.

Topics Covered:

  • Features small businesses (e.g., Reveille Trading Company, Destination Coffee with Jane Ormond)
  • Corporate social responsibility (e.g., Educate a Girl, Educate a Village)
  • Audience insight (e.g., Everyday people, coffee, and tea)

Filtered Thoughts

Podcast host: Josh Williams

Episodes: Independent episodes

Primary podcast audience: Coffee businesses

Classification: New and Active

Year started: 2019-2021

For those working in the coffee industry who want commentary, Filtered Thoughts discusses relevant issues and trends. Because FilteredThoughts provides value about issues, trends, and coffee itself, those who own coffee businesses should listen to it.

Topics Covered:

  • Employment issues (e.g., Wage Transparency)
  • Industry trends (e.g., ​​The Future of Coffee Shops)
  • Preparing coffee (e.g., New Cupping Protocol & Brewing At Home vs Brewing in The Cafe)

I Brew My Own Coffee

Podcast host: Brian Beyke and Bryan Schiele

Episodes: Independent episodes

Primary podcast audience: Coffee enthusiasts

Classification: Established and Inactive

Year started: 2014-2017

For coffee enthusiasts who wanted insight into the coffee industry, I Brew My Own Coffee provided a range of discussions that gave listeners a better insight into the industry. Because I Brew My Own Coffee provided value about market forces, product recommendations, and interviews, coffee enthusiasts tuned in.

Topics Covered:

  • Market forces (e.g. The cost of coffee)
  • Product recommendations (e.g. What’s hot for the holidays?)
  • Guest interviews (e.g., Matt Perger)

Keys To The Shop

Podcast host: Chris Defario

Episodes: Independent and sequential episodes

Primary podcast audience: Coffee businesses

Classification: Established and Active

Year started: 2017-2021

For coffee shop owners who want to improve, Keys To The Shop provides valuable business insights. Because Keys To The Shop addresses a range of relevant topics, such as leadership, training and supply chain, cafe owners should listen to it.

Topics Covered:

  • Leadership and management (e.g., Hiring and Training for Excellence, 10 Simple Ways to Level Up Your Coffee Shop)
  • Barista craft and training (e.g., Crafting Specialty Drinks in Your Shop, Holiday Hospitality Part 1 and 2)
  • Roasting and supply chain (e.g., Coffee Roasting Best Practices, Selecting a Wholesale Coffee Provider)

Map It Forward

Podcast host: Lee Safar

Episodes: Independent

Primary podcast audience: Coffee businesses

Classification: Established and Active

Year started: 2018-2021

For coffee businesses who want industry commentary, Map It Forward offers industry discussions. Because Map It Forward provides discussion about trends, opportunities, and commentary, coffee professionals may like it.

Topics Covered:

  • Trends and innovation (e.g., Major Disruptors to the Coffee Industry, Automation in Coffee Could be Your Solution)
  • Opportunities in the coffee industry (e.g., Become a Coffee Consultant)
  • Social commentary (e.g., Is An “All Womens” Group In Coffee Sexest, A Question About Gender Pronouns In Coffee)

Orange Cactus Coffee

Podcast host: Mike Kinkade and Jake Goble

Episodes: Independent episodes

Primary podcast audience: Coffee enthusiasts

Classification: Established and Inactive

Year started: 2018-2019

For coffee enthusiasts who wanted informal commentary, Orange Cactus Coffee provided casual discussions on a range of topics. Because Orange Cactus Coffee offered entertaining content that touched on everything from entrepreneurship to reviews, those with an interest in coffee listened to it.

Topics Covered:

  • Entrepreneurship (e.g., Side Hustle Encouragement, Kuyperian Coffee and Shipping Fiasco)
  • Coffee and accessory reviews (e.g., Breville Barista Express and Better Coffee at Home)
  • Guest interviews (e.g., Third Shot Coffee First Impression)

Portafilter Podcast

Podcast host: Nick Cho and Ashley Rodriguez

Episodes: Independent and sequential episodes

Primary podcast audience: Coffee businesses

Classification: Established and Inactive

Year started: 2005-2017

For coffee business owners who wanted commentary, Portafilter Podcast provided an informal discussion on the trends and events affecting the coffee industry. Because the Portafilter Podcast talked about market forces and the different dimensions of running a company, those who owned a coffee business listened to it.

Topics Covered:

  • Discussions of market forces (e.g., Ric Rhinehart Part 1 of 2: Coffee Supply & Consumer Demands)
  • Event commentary (e.g., First Time Barista Competitor Throwdown)
  • Commentary on running a business (e.g, Why So Silent?)

Roast & Reason

Podcast host: Andrew Boyer

Episodes: Independent and sequential episodes

Primary podcast audience: Coffee enthusiasts

Classification: Established and Inactive

Year started: 2017-2019

For coffee enthusiasts who wanted relevant commentary, Roast & Reason provided industry insight. Because Roast & Reason offered product recommendations, coffee enthusiasts listened to it.

Topics Covered:

  • Product recommendations (e.g., Coffee Lovers Holiday Gift Guide 2018)
  • Roasting techniques (e.g., Home Coffee Roasting Part 1, 2, and 3)
  • Expert interviews (e.g., Third Wave Water)

Specialty Coffee Association (SCA) Podcast

Podcast host: Michelle Johnson and Tracy Ging

Episodes: Independent episodes

Primary podcast audience: Coffee Businesses

Classification: Established and Inactive

Year started: 2017-2020

For coffee businesses who wanted to gain industry trends, the Specialty Coffee Association (SCA) Podcast provided commentary on what was affecting the industry. Because the Specialty Coffee Association (SCA) Podcast addressed trends and issues, those owning coffee businesses listened to it.

Topics Covered:

  • Pricing changes (e.g., Specialty Coffee Transaction Guide as a New Price Discovery Tool for the Specialty Coffee Industry)
  • Tensions between producers and retailers (e.g., An Unequal Pair: Coffee Industry Leaders and Farmers Discuss Needs and Alignment)
  • Industry trends (e.g., Recent Developments in Coffee)

Stone Creek Coffee

Podcast host: Drew Pond and Christian Ott

Episodes: Independent episodes

Primary podcast audience: Coffee Businesses

Classification: Established and Inactive

Year started: 2018-2020

For coffee businesses who wanted commentary on running a coffee business, Stone Creek Coffee offered discussions on a range of topics. Because Stone Creek Coffee addressed coffee, people, process, and culture, the content was relevant to those who run cafes.

Topics Covered:

  • People and culture (e.g., Right People, Right Place, Right Time)
  • Process innovation (e.g., Renovating Roasting)
  • Coffee culture (e.g., We Are #coffeegeeks)

Tamper Tantrum

Podcast host: Colin Harmon and Steven Leighton

Episodes: Independent episodes

Primary podcast audience: Coffee enthusiasts

Classification: Established and Inactive

Year started: 2009-2020

For coffee enthusiasts who wanted a range of opinions, Tamper Tantrum offered many insights. Because Tamper Tantrum provided a diverse range of opinions, data, and theories, coffee enthusiasts listened to it.

Topics Covered:

  • Informal conversation (e.g., General coffee banter)
  • Technical conversations (e.g.,Chemical engineering and coffee)
  • Trends in coffee (e.g, The Future of Coffee)

The Coffee Podcast

Podcast host: Jesse Hartman

Episodes: Independent episodes

Primary podcast audience: Coffee businesses

Classification: Established and Active

Year started: 2015-2021

For coffee businesses who value commercial insight, The Coffee Podcast provides information about coffee. Because The Coffee Podcast provides value about experiencing coffee, and the science behind it, those with technical interests should listen to it.

Topics Covered:

  • Experiencing coffee (e.g., Coffee and Your Senses)
  • Coffee science (e.g., Better Coffee With Chemistry, The Gap Between Consumers and Scientists)
  • Market and supply conditions (e.g., Price Crisis & Colombian Coffee Growers Federation)

Unpacking Coffee

Podcast host: Kandace Brigleb and Ray Brigleb

Episodes: Independent episodes

Primary podcast audience: Coffee businesses

Classification: Established and Inactive

Year started: 2016-2020

For coffee businesses who wanted holistic information, Unpacking Coffee provided information about different aspects of building coffee businesses. Because Unpacking Coffee gave information about sourcing and roasting coffee, and designing a premium experience, coffee business owners listened to it.

Topics Covered:

  • Roasters (e.g., Camber Coffee, Little Waves Coffee Roasters)
  • Farmers and exporters (e.g., San Vicente)
  • Design (e.g., Linea Cafe)

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