Archive for the ‘cupping’ Category
For this month’s public cupping, we will show you how to make freshly brewed iced coffee, using a variety of brew methods. You may recall our fun iced coffee cupping from last year. Well, it is about that time again, when we all want to enjoy our favorite beverages on the “rocks”! With warmer months [...]
Join us on October 16th for an informative session on demystifying decaffeinated coffee. This public cupping session will be led by Mike Strumpf and Jinnie Cho visiting us from Swiss Water Decaffeinated Coffee Company in Burnaby, British Columbia. What is caffeine? What is the history of decaf? What are some common myths about decaf? What is [...]
For our September Public Cupping, we will be led by Batdorf & Bronson’s Roaster and Retail Trainer Emily Jackson. Join us as we taste, evaluate and discuss coffees from Costa Rica. Learn how processing, varietal and terroir impact the final product. Come experience the differences between several coffees from a single origin. Featuring our very [...]
With the warm summer months hopefully on their way, fans of coffee should be able to create and enjoy their favorite beverage on the rocks – don’t you agree? Join us on July 10th and learn how you can do this at home!
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 [...]
Flower blossoms, trees in bloom, sunny days, the return of migratory birds and new crop coffees all begin to awaken us from our Winter repose. Spring is one of my favorite times of the year because the new crop coffees begin to wander in. The intense fresh aroma of the green beans tantalize your senses creating [...]
Coffee enthusiasts should be getting the most out of their beans, and successfully be able to brew a fantastic cup of coffee using multiple methods.
Join us for the next Public Sunday Cupping, where we will simpify the perfect cup!
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 [...]
The final round of the 2011 Nicaragua COE offered some amazingly well balanced coffees with tart acidity and rich bodies.