Coffee Knowledge & Roasting Practicum Class | Coming Soon


Coffee Knowledge & Roasting Practicum Class | Coming Soon

Coffee Knowledge & Roasting Practicum Class | Coming Soon

$150.00

PLEASE NOTE THIS CLASS WILL RUN SOMETIME IN THE SUMMER 

Coffee Knowledge and Roast Theory  (big day- good thing we have coffee!)  9am - 1:30pm  

During the first part of class, we will take you on a journey from seed to cup. Learn all about the role of origin, coffee processing and quality determinants and see how these key factors impact the flavor profile of a coffee's unique expression.  

 

1.  Mythologies & History of Coffee

2.  Coffee as a Brewed Beverage Throughout History

3.  What Classifies a Coffee as Specialty Coffee and What is the 3rd Wave of Coffee?

4.  The History of Cupping as a Quality Reference and as a Point of Communication

5.  Common Descriptors of Coffee.

6. Brief History of Cultivars and Terroir

7.  The Role of Aromatic Compounds in Coffee using our industry kit- Le Nez Du Cafe

8.  Basic Botany

9. The Role of Processing in Coffee

10. Sustainability in Specialty Coffee

11.  A Coffee Cupping with our Team

12.  A Basic Introduction into the different types of coffee roasters- focusing on drum roasters

13.  Basic Roasting Theory- the chemical transformations the coffee undergoes during the roasting process, roast profiling, roasting dynamics, difference between first crack and second crack.  (And why 3rd crack is really bad- industry joke you will laugh at!)

15.  Tricks of the Trade- air flow, Rate of Rise, Adding body or sweetness to your roasted coffee, heat transfer.

AND FINALLY- ROAST YOUR OWN BATCH!  Pick 5# of any of our coffees and roast! 


 

 

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