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acquire knowledge - have fun - take home coffee

 Each lab explores a different aspect of specialty coffee; from developing your palate and the fundamentals of cupping to espresso extraction and the science of water chemistry. Learn about coffee cultivation, genetics, and fermentation processes

 
 
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Meet our new coffees! 11 am 1/26/19

We’ve got new coffees from Colombia, Guatemala, Brazil and Kenya. Come cup with us and get familiar with the stories and agricultural techniques associated with these coffees. We will also be cupping the Helios and Titan blends as the new coffees from Guatemala and Brazil will be components of those blends. The class is $15 and comes with a complimentary 12 oz bag of one of the new coffees, spots are limited to 10 participants.

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Cupping and Palate awareness

Learn to cup! Cupping is the tool we use to evaluate coffee, it lets us explore fragrance, aroma, acidity, sweetness, body and taste in a controlled and comparative method. We will be exploring what elements must come together to make a beautiful cup of coffee. 

 
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Home Brewing Basics

Learn the best practices for brewing delicious coffee at home with whatever equipment you are currently using! We will delve into brewing theory, technique, water quality and its effects on coffee, grinding coffee and how different grinders alter your extractions, and equipment maintenance.  

 
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Espresso Extraction

Learn about espresso extraction theory and technique! We will be covering a wide range of topics from history and theory of espresso to brewing different roasts and origins, exploring ratios and pressure, grinder specifications, machine maintenance and much more. 


All Labs will take place at Hyperion Coffee co roastery and tasting room which is located in Depot Town at 306 N River ST STE D Ypsilanti, MI 48198

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