Tasting

  1. sumatra cultivar cupping test

    sumatra cultivar cupping test

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  2. The Evolution of Sweet Maria's Cupping Descriptions

    The Evolution of Sweet Maria's Cupping Descriptions

    I want to lay out my reasons for changing this system – why I think it is better and will lead to more accuracy in the scores.

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  3. Cupping in Quick Time

    Cupping in Quick Time

    I took this movie at 1 fps in Peru at the "Concurso de Cafe de Calidad" this past week. It starts in round 2 with cupping,...

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  4. Coffee Flavor Terminology

    Coffee Flavor Terminology

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  5. Tweaking Coffee's Flavor Chemistry

    Tweaking Coffee's Flavor Chemistry

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  6. Fruit or Ferment?

    Fruit or Ferment?

    I thought I had a good idea of what a fermented taint was but with discussions here and there...

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  7. Is it Coffee?

    Is it Coffee?

    There are laws concerning the maximum number of defects per 300 gram sample of coffee allowable to import into the U.S.

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  8. Where are we at with Harrar?

    Where are we at with Harrar?

    A Question from the Home Roast List

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  9. Sept - Oct - Nov 2005: Hot, Lukewarm, Cool: The Taste Shift or, Contempt for French Roast…

    Sept - Oct - Nov 2005: Hot, Lukewarm, Cool: The Taste Shift or, Contempt for French Roast…

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  10. Apr - May 2005: New Crop Centrals; Whose Taste Matters?; Moving Again

    Apr - May 2005: New Crop Centrals; Whose Taste Matters?; Moving Again

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  11. Robusta

    Robusta

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  12. Sensory Evaluation of Coffee

    Sensory Evaluation of Coffee

    To define and understand the benefit of sensory evaluation, the scientific discipline which looks at how we evoke, measure and interpret the characteristics of food and materials as they are perceived by our senses.

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  13. Cupping: A tasting technique for coffee

    Cupping: A tasting technique for coffee

    Cupping has several varied meanings, among them a technique for draining boils using heated glass cups, a painful attack on the male person, and, perhaps most grotesque, a procedure to taste coffee.

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  14. The Coffee -Wine Comparison

    The Coffee -Wine Comparison

    Coffee seems like a straightforward topic, at least it did when you bought coffee in a can, dissolved it in hot water, (clenched your jaw) and slogged it down.

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  15. Mar - Apr 2004: South America Now! (Centrals Later), The Coffee -Wine Comparison

    Mar - Apr 2004: South America Now! (Centrals Later), The Coffee -Wine Comparison

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  16. Jan - Feb 2004: What is “Fresh Green Coffee?”, What is “Fresh-Roasted Coffee?

    Jan - Feb 2004: What is “Fresh Green Coffee?”, What is “Fresh-Roasted Coffee?

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  17. Oct - Nov 2003: Acidity is Your Friend!; The Holidays … (oh no!)

    Oct - Nov 2003: Acidity is Your Friend!; The Holidays … (oh no!)

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  18. Cupping Indian Coffees at Mr. Espresso's Roasting Plant

    Cupping Indian Coffees at Mr. Espresso's Roasting Plant

    I attended a local (Bay Area) cupping in early April that was interesting in two aspects: we cupped some very nice Indian coffees that I never had access to before, and we did it at Mr. Espresso, a wholesale roaster that uses unique Italian wood-fired coffee roasters.

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  19. How We Select Our Green Coffees

    How We Select Our Green Coffees

    We request many, many samples from the East Coast and West Coast distributors we use, to the point where I am a bit embarassed.

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  20. Jun 2001: Panama “Cup of Excellence” Auctions, A Matter of Taste

    Jun 2001: Panama “Cup of Excellence” Auctions, A Matter of Taste

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