2/3 - Britain's Best Barista

How DO you make the perfect cup of coffee?

... Do you grind? Do you press? Do you froth? One man who knows is Coffee Masters champion Ben Morrow, of Melbourne-based coffee roasters St. Ali.

In this episode, Olly meets him at Hackney Coffee Company to discuss how to buy coffee, how to prepare it, and how to capture the essence of a Columbian farm in liquid form... 


Also this episode: what do you do when your partner has a latex fetish, but you're highly allergic to it? Alix Fox has the answer in The Foxhole. And, over in The Zeitgeist, Ollie Peart considers name-changing, the surge in vinyl record sales, and his trip to watch Drone Racing at Wembley Stadium:

Last but not least, we are ROCKING OUT this week with our Song of the Week. It's by The Amazons, and it's called Stay With Me, out now on Fiction Records, and it has a video that begins in a bloody Travelodge, which can't be bad, really:

This episode is brought to you by Fallen London, the brand new text adventure game for iOS. Download it for free now in the App Store, or sign up to get a gift from us at www.failbettergames.com/modern. Thanks too to everyone who has bought us beer in the past week - it's with your support we are able to keep making this show, and keep it independent. See you next Tuesday!

Posted on April 19, 2016 and filed under Season Two.