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Advanced Coffee Tasting

A 3 hours class that will help you improve your coffee vocabulary.

  • 3 hr
  • 150 US dollars
  • Memli Roastery - 1365 Grand Avenue, San Marcos, CA

Service Description

This tasting class is designed for all the coffee enthusiasts who already dipped their toes into specialty coffee and want to deepen their coffee sensory knowledge. The main objective of this workshop is to help you build a coffee lexicon like a professional. Attending the Specialty Coffee Tasting workshop previously will help greatly. Activity 1 - IDENTIFY BASIC TASTES We will taste basic water solutions with additives to identify the 5 basic tastes (sweet, sour, salty, bitter, umami) Activity 2 - IDENTIFY MAIN AROMA CATEGORY Using Le Nez du Cafe, we will smell and categorize the different aromas of the coffee flavor wheel. Activity 3 - SCORING SHEET DISCUSSION Learn how to score coffee! I will introduce the cupping score sheet and every single attribute with more detail and depth. Activity 4 - TASTE THE ROAST Cupping of the same coffee roasted differently: Light - Light/Medium - Medium - Dark. We will discuss the roast curve and how it affects the flavor profile of a coffee. Activity 5 - TASTE THE WATER Cupping with different water in the same coffee to identify and discuss the importance of water in coffee. Activity 6 - TASTE THE EXTRACTION Using the same coffee and same method, by changing the grind size only, we will taste and discuss the effect of brew time on coffee extraction Finally, get back home with a free bag of coffee!

Upcoming Sessions

Cancellation Policy

We understand that sometimes things come up and you may need to cancel your attendance at one of our coffee workshops. In order to be fair to our other attendees and our instructors, we have the following cancellation policy in place: Cancellations made at least 7 days prior to the workshop date will receive a full refund. Cancellations made between 3-6 days prior to the workshop date will receive a 50% refund. Cancellations made less than 3 days prior to the workshop date will not receive a refund. If you need to cancel your attendance, please contact us as soon as possible so that we can make the necessary arrangements. Please note that we reserve the right to cancel or reschedule a workshop due to unforeseen circumstances, such as inclement weather or low attendance. In such cases, we will offer a full refund or the option to reschedule to a future workshop.

Contact Details

  • Memli Coffee Lab, Grand Avenue, San Marcos, CA, USA


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