Coffee Tasting Class: Green Coffee Defects

October 15, 2019 @ 5:30 pm 7:00 pm

This intermediate level coffee cupping class builds on students’ experience in formal coffee tasting by introducing off-flavors caused by defects in green coffee.

This cupping class gives students a unique opportunity to experience defective coffee. Coffee professionals in regions where coffee is not grown rarely have the opportunity to directly experience the flavor impact of green coffee defects in the cup, but this is an essential area of knowledge for anyone who will be purchasing green coffee, roasting, or creating a cafe menu or marketing program.

This coffee cupping class is great for professional coffee roasters, coffee roasting enthusiasts, baristas, and anyone else with basic cupping knowledge who is interested in a deeper understanding of how green coffee characteristics contribute to cup quality.

$55.00 per person

New World Cafe

4112 Pleasant Valley Rd Suite 124
Raleigh, North Carolina 27612 United States
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Coffee Tasting Class: Comparing Roast Profiles

October 1, 2019 @ 5:30 pm 7:00 pm


This intermediate level coffee cupping class builds on students’ experience in tasting for roast level by exploring how other changes in roast profile influence flavor in the cup.

Going beyond dark vs light, this 90 minute class explores the impact on cup characteristics from changes in development time, Maillard phase, and total roasting time.

This coffee cupping class is great for home coffee roasting enthusiasts, baristas, and anyone else with basic cupping knowledge who is interested in a deeper understanding of coffee roasting profiles.



$55.00 per person

New World Cafe

4112 Pleasant Valley Rd Suite 124
Raleigh, North Carolina 27612 United States
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(919) 786-0091
http://newworldcafes.com
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$55.00
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SCA Coffee Skills Program: Introduction to Coffee

September 21, 2019 @ 10:00 am 4:00 pm

As the first module in the SCA Coffee Skills Program, Introduction to Coffee is for anyone who is new to the coffee industry or just has an interest in this wonderful drink.

Answering the question “what is Specialty coffee”, this course charts coffee’s journey from its origins in Ethiopia to the major commodity it is today and explores the drink enjoyed by millions of people around the world. From farming the cherries through drying, roasting, brewing and finally drinking, this module looks at the processes coffee goes through to become a beverage. The course also includes a coffee cupping which allows you to taste the various flavors coffee has to offer.

Topics Covered in Introduction to Coffee:

  • What is Specialty coffee?
  • History and development of coffee consumption and cultivation around the world
  • Introduction to objective coffee tasting/cupping
  • Explore key concepts of coffee’s genetics, processing, and the geographical regions in which it is grown
  • Introduction to the coffee roasting process and roasting terminology
  • The impact of freshness and storage method on coffee quality
  • Hands-on experience with manual brewing on a variety of devices
  • Identify and describe common cafe drinks
$325.00 per person

New World Cafe

4112 Pleasant Valley Rd Suite 124
Raleigh, North Carolina 27612 United States
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Coffee Tasting Class: Comparing Processing Methods

September 17, 2019 @ 5:30 pm 7:00 pm

Coffee is the seed of a fruit. Before we can roast it and brew it, that seed needs to be removed from the fruit, cleaned, and dried. This beginner level coffee cupping class explores the differences in flavor created by the various processing methods used by coffee producers to convert fresh coffee fruit into a hard, dry seed that can be roasted.

In this 90 minute class we will run through a quick cupping protocol refresher on SCA cupping procedure and etiquette, and then we’ll cup three sets of coffees produced using different processing methods.

This coffee cupping class is great for anyone who is interested in digging a little deeper into coffee tasting.

$35

New World Cafe

4112 Pleasant Valley Rd Suite 124
Raleigh, North Carolina 27612 United States
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(919) 786-0091
http://newworldcafes.com
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$35.00
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Coffee Tasting Class: Comparing Roast Levels

September 3, 2019 @ 5:30 pm 7:00 pm

This beginner level coffee cupping class introduces basic cupping practices for roast evaluation to students with beginner to intermediate level knowledge of coffee cupping.

In this 90 minute class we will run through a quick cupping protocol refresher on SCA cupping procedure and etiquette, and then we’ll cup three sets of coffees roasted to varying levels of darkness. Evaluating roast level is a key skill for any coffee roaster or barista.

This coffee cupping class is great for anyone who is interested in digging a little deeper into coffee tasting.

$35

New World Cafe

4112 Pleasant Valley Rd Suite 124
Raleigh, North Carolina 27612 United States
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(919) 786-0091
http://newworldcafes.com
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$35.00
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Coffee Tasting Class: SCA Cupping Protocol

August 20, 2019 @ 5:30 pm 7:00 pm

Our coffee cupping class is great for baristas, home coffee roasting enthusiasts, or anyone who wants to expand their ability to objectively evaluate specialty coffee.

In this 90 minute class we will discuss the basics of professional coffee tasting and get hands-on practice using the Specialty Coffee Association’s protocol and etiquette rules for cupping in a formal lab environment.

$35.00 per person

New World Cafe

4112 Pleasant Valley Rd Suite 124
Raleigh, North Carolina 27612 United States
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(919) 786-0091
http://newworldcafes.com
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$35.00
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Kona Coffee Tasting Workshop at Sunshower Farms

Yellow Caturra Coffee Cherries

August 20, 2019 @ 1:00 pm 3:00 pm

In this Kona coffee tasting workshop, participants will learn how to identify coffee with defects; 10% Kona blends vs 100% Kona coffee; coffee that has been stored improperly; and coffee that has been pre-ground. A 90-minute coffee brewing workshop will follow the tasting, specifically geared towards learning to brew great coffee at home. This workshop is perfect for coffee lovers who are beginners or intermediate in their coffee knowledge and want to take their coffee skills to the next level.

$100.00 per person
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2019 Hawai’i Coffee Champs Preliminary Competitions

July 26, 2019 @ 8:00 am July 28, 2019 @ 5:00 pm

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As this year’s first US Coffee Championships Prelim, the Hawaii Coffee Association is kicking off the 2019-2020 National Competition season in Honolulu and inviting competitors from across the Hawaiian islands and the U.S. mainland to join us.

There are two competitions happening at the 2019 Hawaii Coffee Champs: Brewers Cup and Barista. Competitors are welcome to register for one or both competitions. If you would like to compete in both, you will need to complete two separate registrations, one for each competition.

*If you are planning to attend the competitions as a spectator or guest,
please RSVP here.

$40.00 Barista or Brewers Cup Competitor Registration Fee

For more information, or to register for the Hawaii Coffee Champs, please visit:

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$35.00
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24th Annual Hawaii Coffee Association Conference

July 25, 2019 @ 8:00 am July 27, 2019 @ 5:00 pm

The HCA conference will run Thursday through Saturday, July 25-27.

Thursday will feature a no-host welcome cocktail reception beginning at 5:30 PM.

Friday will be a full day (8:00 AM – 5:00 PM) of speakers, sessions, and events.

Saturday will be another full day (8:00 AM – 5:00 PM) of speakers, sessions, and events, culminating with dinner and the announcement of the 11th annual cupping competition winners.

On Friday and Saturday during the conference we will have workshops on soil health, fermentation with yeasts, roasting and cupping workshops, and speaker sessions.  We will also be hosting a US Coffee Champs Preliminary Barista and Brewers Cup Competitions, and going on tours of the Kō Hana Rum Company, and the Hawai’i Agriculture Research Center (HARC) in Kunia with a field tour of their ongoing research projects.  

$225.00 Full Conference Registration
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Coffee Tasting Class: Basic Tastes in Coffee

July 19, 2019 @ 4:00 pm 6:00 pm

Join us at New World Cafe in Raleigh, NC for this introductory coffee tasting class focusing on basic tasting skills. This class is for anyone with an interest in gaining a better understanding of how to taste and describe coffee.

Focusing on three basic tastes in coffee: sweet, sour, and bitter, we will  explore how these tastes complement each other and interact with our olfactory sense to make the hundreds of complex flavors we experience in the cup. For more classes and workshops, visit our Coffee Education page.

$25

New World Cafe

4112 Pleasant Valley Rd Suite 124
Raleigh, North Carolina 27612 United States
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(919) 786-0091
http://newworldcafes.com
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