Cupping

Barista Course, Brewer Course, Coffee gear, coffee equipment, Coffee tasting, Dublin coffee shops, Homebrewing, Specialty coffee, Training, Workshop

NEW EVENT!!!

Karla got a bag of coffee from Sumatra and she prepared it on her french press and drank it. The next day her friend Laura asked her "Karla, did you like the coffee?" and Karla said to Laura "Not really, it was bitter, the only way I kinda enjoyed it was when I added a lot of milk and five spoons of sugar"*

If this has happened to you before, then this course in our specialty coffee shop in Arnotts Dublin is for you. Come and join us, it will be fun, you'll learn how to use your french press, how to prepare a tasty coffee at home, plus you'll get 20% off any coffee equipment you buy!

It's a complimentary session, and the good news is that if you can't make it to the first session at 10:00 am then you can book your seat for the second session at 17:30! No need to attend both sessions since we will be covering the same information in both of them.

It’s free but secure your spot here on Eventbrite as spaces are limited.

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Baristas, Coffee tasting, Coffee Training, Cupping, Dublin coffee shops, Homebrewing, Specialty coffee, Training, Workshop

CUPPING TIME!!!

We had a great cupping this week of new beans in from The Barn in Berlin, our main specialty coffee supplier. It took place among staff from the four Joe’s coffee shops in Arnotts in Dublin 1, from Dundrum Town Centre and from our Montague Street and Leeson Street shops in Dublin 2. Really gorgeous tasting notes from the cupping session!!!

For more on The Barn Coffee Roasters, go here: https://thebarn.de/

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Cupping, Coffee tasting, Baristas, Workshop, Specialty coffee

UMAMI WORKSHOP

Here are a selection of photos from our Umami Workshop with Susie Kealy of The Barn Berlin which took place in our specialty coffee shop on Montague Street in Dublin on January 23rd, 2018. It was a great night with a fab crowd. We had lots of fun but we also learnt a lot about coffee beans, grinding, cupping and the different flavours our mouths can detect, from sweet and sour to salty and bitter and, of course, umami.

Huge thanks to Susie for being such an informative host for the evening!

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Workshop, Cupping, Coffee tasting

Home brewing workshop

We are hosting a very special coffee brewing workshop on the 22nd of February from 6pm in our specialty coffee shop in Harvey Nichols in Dundrum Town Centre.

This workshop will showcase the wonderful new Wilfa grinder and brewer and will be a great opportunity for enthusiastic home brewers to improve their coffee knowledge and bring their brewing skills to the next level.

The event will include a talk about specialty coffee and home brewing, tasting a variety of coffees, demonstration of the use of grinders and home brewing equipment and a quiz. The winner of the quiz will take home a brand new Wilfa grinder worth €125.

Snacks and refreshments will also be available during the event.

Book here on Eventbrite: www.eventbrite.ie/e/coffee-brewing-workshop-tickets-41956392700

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Workshop, Cupping, Coffee tasting

UMAMI WORKSHOP

NEW EVENT! Join Susie Kealy from The Barn Berlin for a special UMAMI WORKSHOP in our Montague Street coffee shop on Tuesday, January 23rd.

Susie will present this sensory session that should not be missed. Umami is a scientifically recognised fifth basic flavour; along with sweet, sour/acidity, bitter and salty. It was only acknowledged at the beginning of the 20th century, and is said to describe the ‘meaty’ or ‘savoury’ flavour that appears in, among other things, cooked meat, vegetables and cheese.

This sensory workshop will be an introduction to this fifth taste and will include tasting of various water solutions, food items and, of course, cupping different coffees.

Refreshments and snacks will be available.

Details and booking here on Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/umami-workshop-tickets-41877043364

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