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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 [...]
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!
The second day started off with two years of research regarding the “thin months” in Nicaragua when 85% of coffee farmers experience difficulty putting food on the table.
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 [...]
As a board member for Coffee Kids I was asked to make a few remarks at their annual reception Friday night as part of the SCAA Conference. This is what I said: I am something of a history buff in general and after 13 years in the coffee industry I like to think I’m an [...]
Now that Day One is behind us and I’m prepared for another long day of score keeping for the 2011 USBC. Twenty more Barista’s will be competing to make it to the Semi-Finals on Saturday. I have to commend Marcus Boni and his team for setting the bar high this year in getting started and [...]
The morning topics were about current and future climate change impact on coffee production.
Why would someone ever volunteer for such a job in the exciting world of barista competitions? Especially when fully aware that I will be spending most of my time entering over 9,000 scores into an excel spreadsheet. The simple answer is, I like scorekeeping.
Many people throughout the specialty coffee industry will be heading to Houston, TX in the next few days to take part in the Specialty Coffee Association of America (SCAA) Event. Batdorf & Bronson Coffee Roasters will have several folks down at The Event participating in nearly every part of the show. Atlanta’s Community Outreach Coordinator, [...]