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True Brew
"True Brew"

Series

Good Eats

Season

2

Episode

7

Theme

Coffee

Recipes

Coffee: Black, No Chaser

Production Number

EA1B08

Airdate

April 12, 2000

Episode Chronology

Previous

"Crust Never Sleeps"

Next

"A Grind is a Terrible Thing to Waste"

Related Titles

Next

"True Brew II

Coffee is America's drink. Nobody drinks more than we do, but Alton thinks that we do not enjoy the bitter brew as much as we should. Watch as Alton leads us through the history and prep of our favorite bean.

SummaryEdit

Facts Edit

  • Pyrolysis: Chemical change resulting from exposure to heat.
  • Don's looking for the "sweet spot" where acidity, flavor and body balance.
  • Lloyd's of London started as a coffee house in 1668.
  • To re-calibrate your electric brewer's capacity, measure how many ounces it holds, then divide by six.
  • Legend has it that coffee was discovered around 800 B.C. by an Ethiopian who noticed that his goats became excited after eating berries from a mysterious shrub.

CastEdit

Matthew Brady ... Neighbor #1

James Govsie ... Neighbor #2

Paul Merchant ... Neighbor #3

Allison Singer ... Neighbor #4

Dr. Don Wilson ... Master Roaster (Himself)

Daniel Pettrow ... Chuck

Judy Crim ... Dietitian (Herself)

IngredientsEdit

Coffee, Coffee bean; Water; Grape; Cherry; Popcorn

Dishes Edit

ToolsEdit

Bag (Coffee); Cup (Coffee); Filter (Coffee); Funnel; Glass (Shot); Grinder (Blade/Coffee); Jar; Kettle (Electric); Measuring cup; Measuring spoon; Oven; Roaster (Coffee); Sack (Burlap); Scissors; Spritzer; Carafe; Towel; Tray; Water filter (Carbon)

Techniques Edit

Boiling; Brewing; Drying (Freeze); French press; Grinding; Roasting

TerminologyEdit

Berry; Coffee roast (Espresso/French/Full city/Italian/Light city/Vienna); Coffee tree (Arabica/Robusto)

Science Edit

Acid; Adenosine; Air; Brain; Carbon dioxide; Caffeine; Chemicals; Chemical change; Chlorine; Coagulation; Condensation; Cup (measurement); Decaffeination; Dietitian; Disinfection; Filtration; Fluid ounce; Fluoride; Freezing; Heat; Lamination; Organism; Pathogen; Pyrolysis; Refrigeration; Sedintation; Shrub; Sulphur; Tablespoon (measurement); Temperature; Valve (One way); Venting; Water supply

Organizations Edit

Culture Edit

800 B.C.; 1668; 1960s; Blackjack; Central America; East Africa; Ethiopia; Funk (music); Hawaii; Indonesia; Italy; Lloyd's of London; Ludwig van Beethoven; Pop music; Sumatra; Yemen

Visual Aids Edit

Grind ratio chart

LocationsEdit

Title OriginEdit

  • "True-Blue" - Saying meaning marked by unswerving loyalty, genuine.
  • From a line in Danny Kaye's movie, the Court Jester where he says, "The vessel with the pestle holds the brew that is true".

Trivia Edit

ReferencesEdit

  • "True Brew". Good Eats. April 12, 2000. No. 7, season 2.

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