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Part 3 – Evaluating Coffee: Aftertaste Acidity, body and aftertaste are common terms used in the Coffee world when we describe what we are tasting. In our trade it is of the utmost importance to relate in consistent terms the different qualities found in coffee. Our August public cupping will be the third of a Read more
Yesterday, we Coffee Ambushed the staff at HowStuffWorks! Afterwards, they gave us a behind the scenes tour of their great offices/studios! Check out the video below! Coffee Ambush at HowStuffWorks!
Evaluating Coffee Body Acidity, body and aftertaste are common terms used in the Coffee world, when we describe what we are tasting. In our trade it is of the utmost importance to be able to describe these elements to each other, using a common language, so that our coffee is consistent. Our July public cupping Read more
This morning, Batdorf Atlanta Trainer/Educator Chandler Rentz and I Coffee Ambushed Creative Loafing Atlanta, our alternative news weekly. It was a blast, and the coffees were delicious! Check out the video! Coffee Ambush- Creative Loafing.
Help us design our team’s t-shirt for this year’s Bicycle Commuter Contest and you could win a three-month coffee subscription!
Once again, come join green buyer Bob Benck on a journey to the beautiful country of Nicaragua. This country is on the forefront of both tradition and technology and it provides us with a kaleidoscope of flavors! We will learn about the complex co-op system unique to Nicaragua that is responsible for the production of Read more
It all started with my first Ethiopian coffee ceremony several years ago. I was working for Dilworth Coffee, and was asked to come to a local Ethiopian grocery, as they were looking to buy an espresso machine. I had no idea I’d be invited to be a part of partaking of the coffee ceremony, and Read more
This past weekend, I had the privilege of competing in this year’s NW Regional Barista Championship that coincided with the Second annual NW Brewer’s Cup competition. Baristas from all over the Northwest region ( Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Washington), gathered at the Tacoma Convention Center for this annual competition. Most of the competitors in Read more
Come join Green Coffee Buyer Bob Benck, on a trip to Antigua Guatemala. The colonial city of Antigua is steeped in both history and a tradition of fine coffee. The region is home to some of the most sought after specialty coffees in the world and in particular Batdorf & Bronson’s Finca El Valle. Bob Read more
Batdorf & Bronson Podcast: Barista Competition Download: Batdorf and Bronson Podcast: Barista Competition (6.2 mb) Join Batdorf & Bronson Barista Competitors Chandler Rentz and Emily Jackson as they discuss: Preparing for Barista Competiton The business case for supporting baristas who want to compete How competition improves quality and customer service Their experiences as Read more