Crazy coffee tasting competition at scaa., originally uploaded by sweetmarias.
So this coffee taster competition (SCAA US Cup Taster’s Championship!) seemed ridiculous and I dismissed it out of hand as a dog and pony show. But upon seeing it I thought it was pretty cool and wish I had tried my hand at it. It seems really hard and it’s not really cuppingCupping is a method of tasting coffee by steeping grounds in separate cups for discrete amounts of ground coffee, to reveal good flavors and defects to their fullest.... ...more at all. It is done with brewed coffeeBrewed Coffee refers to all coffee preparations produced by adding non-pressurized water to coffee grounds. Contrasted with espresso coffee, which is produced under pressure, brewed coffee is primarily... ...more and you are given 3 cups and must choose which is different: triangulation cupping. The winner was Ben Kamisky.