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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.

Off to the 2011 Nicaragua Cup of Excellence

I will be representing Batdorf & Bronson at this year’s Nicaragua Cup of Excellence. This will be my second time participating as a juror for the COE. Being selected again and having the opportunity to travel to Nicaragua is quite an honor. Tasting the preeminent coffees this country has to offer is something I am Read more

Upcoming Origin Trip – Tarrazu, Costa Rica

An educational opportunity of a lifetime, I’ve been asked to tag along on a trip to Costa Rica! Bob, our green coffee buyer, visits every year and a couple of folks from Batdorf get to join him. This time it’s me…