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2011 Nicaragua Cup of Excellence: Days 4 & 5

The final round of the 2011 Nicaragua COE offered some amazingly well balanced coffees with tart acidity and rich bodies.

2011 Nicaragua Cup of Excellence Day 3

Round 1, sessions 4, 5 and 6 were filled with cocoa and vanilla aromas.

2011 Nicaragua Cup of Excellence: Day Two

During round one, it was the judges job to narrow 60 coffees down to only the best offerings, which will be done in three sessions.

2011 Nicaragua Cup of Excellence Day One: Calibration Day

The goal of today’s cupping was for the jurors to re-familiarize themselves with the scoring sheets, the flow of the cupping sessions as well as an introduction to the coffees.