Roast! West Coast

Ryan Woldt
The Roast! West Coast newsletter, podcast and community is all coffee, all the time. The Coffee News, Coffee Stories, Coffee Smarter Education and Coffee People of the West Coast.
Created 19 Oct 2020
  • Roast! West Coast Classics: Volume 1
    15 Dec 2021 • 2 min read
    R!WC is on a quasi-holiday until Season 4 drops in February 2022, but I didn’t feel right leaving you completely coffee content free. Until then, I'll be checking in once a week with some coffee news,...
  • Season 3 Wrap-up Plus!
    08 Dec 2021 • 4 min read
    One thing I have learned over three seasons of hosting and producing this coffee podcast is that I have absolutely no desire to start roasting my own coffee. Zero. Zilch. Nada. None. I love coffee, bu...
  • Roast! - Chris O'Brien Part 2/2
    02 Dec 2021 • 2 min read
    AN INTERVIEW WITH CHRIS O’BRIEN PART 2 It’s funny how connected the coffee community is. When I booked Jimmy Silva from Jaunt Coffee Roasters on the show earlier this season, I didn’t know he and Chri...
  • Roast! - Chris O'Brien Part 1/2
    30 Nov 2021 • 3 min read
    AN INTERVIEW WITH CHRIS O’BRIEN Chris O’Brien has been the R!WC Coffee Smarter resident expert since this show began, and as I’ve mentioned on the show, my conversations with Chris about coffee are a ...
  • Roast! Coffee Smarter Week 8
    25 Nov 2021 • 3 min read
    I have weird dreams. I always have. It is one of the reasons I don’t do drugs (besides coffee and whiskey). My brain can generally get pretty weird without them, but more and more, I find that even wh...
  • Roast! - Alden Hozouri
    23 Nov 2021 • 3 min read
    You didn’t think we were going to skip Thanksgiving week did you? Coffee is part of my daily routine in a way that I hope someday this show can be. I love coffee and go out of my way to drink good cof...
  • Roast! Coffee Smarter Week 7
    19 Nov 2021 • 3 min read
    On my recent trip through middle America and back into the West, I found myself often looking for a good cup of coffee. The fastest way to find it was to call up a list of all the cafe’s nearby, sorte...
  • Roast! - Bird Rock Coffee Roasters
    16 Nov 2021 • 3 min read
    What makes for a good cup of coffee? Not in general, but to you? Taste and flavor can be such subjective concepts. A roaster has to decide which green beans can produce the type of quality flavor that...
  • Roast! Coffee Smarter Week 6
    11 Nov 2021 • 1 min read
    Coffee is coffee is coffee, but when you’ve got a backpack full of new roasts from around the country you want to try to brew the best cups of coffee as possible, as quickly as possible. At least I do...
  • Roast! - Ruben Enriquez, Origen Coffee Roasters
    09 Nov 2021 • 2 min read • 1 0
    Follow @origencoffeeroasters on Instagram! Ruben Enriquez of Origen Coffee Roasters didn’t know how good the coffee he grew up with in Michoacán de Ocampo, Mexico was until he left home. Replicating (...
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