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Sunday Cupping Notes

Today’s Sunday cupping featured Mike Strumpf and Jinnie Cho from the Swiss Water Decaffeinated Coffee Co.  There is no denying that the process of decaffeination does involve a degree of stress to the bean, the goal is to make that process as gentle as possible to preserve the unique qualities of each coffee. That is Read more

Sunday Cupping

Yesterday marked our second Sunday cupping event the subject centering on coffee brewing basics. We discussed proper dosage, grind and extraction. We had a nice turn out of about 30 people, nine of which who traveled from Seattle as part of a coffee club. There were a few familiar faces from the last class, its Read more

Wednesday Cupping

This week’s cupping featured the Tanzania Kanyovu AA that we will start offering Monday, May 9th. Along with the usual production cupping samples, we brewed this fine coffee using seven different brewing methods to see how it performs. So how did it do? The Chemex and Clever dripper really stood out as the popular choices. Read more

Sunday Cuppings Are Back!

We are pleased to announce the return of the monthly Sunday cuppings! Yesterday marked the successful return of the public Sunday cuppings. Since this was the first of a series of monthly cuppings we felt it best to start with a basic intro to coffee. To that end we sort of merged our seed to Read more