Advanced Coffee Tasting

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

  • 3 hours
  • 100 US dollars
  • Memli Roastery

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!

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Contact Details

  • 1365 Grand Avenue, San Marcos, CA, USA