calblacksmith Moderator Joined: 25 Nov 2007 Posts: 6,834 Location: Riverside, Ca, U.S.A. Expertise: I live coffee
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Posted Wed Jan 9, 2013, 9:57am Subject: Re: Learning about coffee
What exactly are you looking for? There are aroma samples and taste samples available, along with the wheel you made reference to for wine. Check with the Barista Guild of America and they have training materials and classes. Jason is a wine guy also, hopefully he will chime in here soon.
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Posted Tue Jan 15, 2013, 5:10pm Subject: Re: Learning about coffee
Interestingly, one IP chaser puts our OP in Massachusetts, another in Carlsbad, CA. This appears to be another of the "I want to learn about" posts that nice folks reply to sincerely, but the OP never returns. If he does, I'll stand up like a man and take his slings and arrows! :>D
By the way, I'm drinking a cheap wine....before drinking a really GREAT coffee, SM's Ethiopian Sakura.
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