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Intro to Coffee

  • Boomtown Coffee Roasters 2517 Fairway Park Dr. Suite 205 Houston United States (map)

Intro to Coffee: $225 

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Points towards Coffee Skills Diploma: 10

Max capacity: 6

If you are just starting a career in coffee, or just have a passion for this beautiful drink, this is where you should start.  We will taste several varieties of coffee. 

This intensive day of coffee education provides  students with a comprehensive overview of the entire supply chain of coffee; from the seed to the brewed cup.  This is a SCA Coffee Skills Program course and is the most comprehensive course one can take in the industry.  In intro to Coffee students develop a common verbal and sensory vocabulary that forms the backbone of the roaster, Coffee Sensory Skills, Brewing, Barista Skills, and Green Coffee Programs.

We will introduce you to Specialty coffee and how it is defined.  We will explore the origins of coffee, introduce you to the various species of coffee, growing, harvesting and processing.  We will explore the shelf life of coffee and how best to store it.  We will touch on the fundamental elements of roasting, introduce you to some brewing methods.  You will experience a cupping and taste a lot of coffee!

20% discount on 2 or more participants from the same business.

Earlier Event: January 16
Barista Foundation