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Posted Sun Mar 21, 2004, 12:00am
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Beginner's Guide to Cupping

Geoff Watts of Intelligentsia Coffee gives you a primer on how to cup coffee at home! Using simple tools, and with a beginner's vocabulary, you can evaluate coffee like the pros!
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Posted Mon Mar 22, 2004, 4:19pm
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I have only yet skimmed the guide, but as a beginer (only kinda cupping twice) I thought that it was done very well, and can be quite helpful to beginers... not to mention, was a pleasure to read (I enjoyed the wording, which is important to me, since I love to read.)
I hope this guide comes in handy for others as well.

 
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Posted Mon Mar 22, 2004, 5:18pm
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Very well written and more "approachable" than other articles I've read on the same subject.  Thanks Geoff and Mark!  

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Posted Wed Mar 24, 2004, 9:20am
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Fabulous!
I give this article 11 on a scale of 1-10.
(....how come I canīt find the "rate this article" thingy?)
Geoff, if you were in teen beat magazine, Iīd put your picture on my wall ; )
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Posted Wed Mar 24, 2004, 1:52pm
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I also wanted to rate this, but did not mention it.  I would give it a 10 for sure.

 
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Posted Thu Mar 25, 2004, 7:36am
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I also thought this article was terrific.  I would love to see a printable version that I could refer to while I was setting things up for an at home cupping.  No doubt it would soon be covered with coffee stains.
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Posted Thu Mar 25, 2004, 11:10am
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It is my opinion that Geoff Watts is one of the best coffee cuppers and writers there is.  This article proves my point.  I also give it a 10.

I believe, as Geoff does, that cupping coffee outside the 'coffeebuyer' setting is one of the most rewarding activities around.  I find the active description of flavors to be a wonderful pastime, especially in the context of coffee.

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Posted Thu Mar 25, 2004, 1:46pm
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Thanks for this guide.  Now I know what really goes into a cupping session.  I was  thinking that each coffee had to be brewed and ready at the same time (nightmare flashbacks to trying to put on Thanksgiving Dinner for 30 and have every dish hot at the same time!!).

I agree it's well written and makes the whole process approachable.  I can't wait to try this at home, now.
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Posted Thu Apr 8, 2004, 11:06am
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Great article!

I had no idea what went on at a cupping until now.  I had assumed that cupping was usually done with shots of espresso and couldn't imagine how you could have that many shots ready at the same time.  I'll definitely have to try this out sometime.

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Posted Mon Jan 24, 2005, 2:46pm
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How would you grind for cupping?
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