Thursday, December 29, 2005

   from Nick

Podcast 21 - The First Annual Portafilter Podcast Awards 2005

Podcast Number 21 Pick your link below and right-click and select Save As (on PC) or Control-Click and select "Download Linked File" in MacOS to save it to your hard drive... OR click the "podcast" icon above for the RSS podcast feed (AAC format).

Black tie only please.

Award categories:
Roaster of the Year,
Technical Achievement in Espresso,
Coffee Weblog of the Year,
Career Move of the Year,
Most Overexposed Coffee Personality of the Year,
Coffee Magazine of the Year,
Roastmaster of the Year,
Green Buyer of the Year,
Barista of the Year,
Coffeebar of the Year.

Also, Jay and Nick's look back on 2005, and look ahead to 2006. Happy New Year folks!

(as always) TWO DIFFERENT FILES, but the same show... your choice (the AAC version sounds better and includes "bookmarking" for iTunes and iPods: if you stop midway, you can come back to where you left off) both: 2 hours 15 minutes and 15 seconds, 48 kbps bitrate, 44.1 kHz (35 kbps VBR/32 kHz for MP3) sample rate.
MP3 format, 34.8 MB,
AAC format, 53.5 MB

Click here to go to the Portafilter Podcast on iTunes Music Store.
MAC OS users, click HERE (for a one-click to subscribe in iTunes)

-- AAC XML feed -:- MP3 XML feed --

Questions? Comments? Hate mail? Email us at podcast@portafilter.net, and we might read your email during the next show.

Monday, December 19, 2005

   from Nick

Podcast #20: Welcome to the Clover

Podcast Number 20: Welcome to The Clover Pick your link below and right-click and select Save As (on PC) or Control-Click and select "Download Linked File" in MacOS to save it to your hard drive... OR click the "podcast" icon above for the RSS podcast feed (AAC format).

Special guest: Zander Nosler, Coffee Equipment Company

2005 PORTAFILTER PODCAST AWARDS: email us your nominations (and reasons) for: Barista of the Year, Roaster of the Year, Espresso machine of the Year, PF Podcast segment of the Year, etc. (also send us your additional category ideas) for the upcoming awards show. Email to: 2005@portafilter.net

(as always) TWO DIFFERENT FILES, but the same show... your choice (the AAC version sounds better and includes "bookmarking" for iTunes and iPods: if you stop midway, you can come back to where you left off) both: 34 minutes and 40 seconds, 48 kbps bitrate, 44.1 kHz (37 kbps VBR/32 kHz for MP3) sample rate.
MP3 format, 9.5 MB,
AAC format, 13.9 MB

Click here to go to the Portafilter Podcast on iTunes Music Store.
MAC OS users, click HERE (for a one-click to subscribe in iTunes)

-- AAC XML feed -:- MP3 XML feed --

Questions? Comments? Hate mail? Email us at podcast@portafilter.net, and we might read your email during the next show.

Sunday, December 04, 2005

   from Nick

Portafilter Podcast #19

Podcast Number 19: Back to the Future Pick your link below and right-click and select Save As (on PC) or Control-Click and select "Download Linked File" in MacOS to save it to your hard drive... OR click the "podcast" icon above for the RSS podcast feed (AAC format).

Back with Jay... live and in the flesh.
Topics covered:
- Reflections on Seattle (NWRBC, Coffee Fest, etc.)
- Upcoming regional barista competition calendar
- O.P.P. (Other Peoples' Podcasts)
- Chris Tacy's "Keeping it Real 2006"
- The La Marzocco GS3
- A P.I.D. primer
- The Barista Guild forum (R.I.P.)
- The SCAA Board... and Nick?!?!

This is a long-ass show... so long only because we've been out for a while. Listen and enjoy.

(as always) TWO DIFFERENT FILES, but the same show... your choice (the AAC version sounds better and includes "bookmarking" for iTunes and iPods: if you stop midway, you can come back to where you left off) both: 2 hours 2 minutes and 20 seconds, 48 kbps bitrate, 44.1 kHz (36 kbps VBR/32 kHz for MP3) sample rate.
MP3 format, 32.4 MB,
AAC format, 43.5 MB

Click here to go to the Portafilter Podcast on iTunes Music Store.
MAC OS users, click HERE (for a one-click to subscribe in iTunes)

-- AAC XML feed -:- MP3 XML feed --

Questions? Comments? Hate mail? Email us at podcast@portafilter.net, and we might read your email during the next show.