Welcome to the world’s largest coffee tasting! We recommend that you mix your water, weigh out your coffee and choose your 5 cupping vessels in preparation for the big event.
To get started please follow the steps below and watch the videos for more information.
- Set up your kettle, 5 cupping vessels and spoons
- Mix 1 sachet of Third Wave Mineral Supplement into 3.8l of distilled or
deionisedwater and shake well. Find out more about what they offer at https://thirdwavewater.com.
When mixed into purified water, Third Wave Water mineral supplements enhance the extraction of coffee, therefore, improving
If you are struggling to locate distilled or
Alternatively, we would suggest using Spa Reine or Bezoya water to
Should you prefer to not use Third Wave Water minerals at all, we recommend you use VolvicFiltered water from a local cafe for the best results.
- Weigh out your coffee. We recommend 12gr of coffee to 200ml of water, or watch How To Cup Coffee At Home for more information. James will discuss and guide you through the grinding process.
You have received 5 samples. When weighing them out, make sure you mark them clearly. Tasting across origin and a spectrum of flavour profiles, the coffees will be revealed at the end. Find out more about the main identifying attributes you will be looking for when tasting coffee in James’ guide to coffee tasting.
Prufrock Training & Consulting have put together this very useful sheet to guide you through the tasting. http://bit.ly/HoffmannCoffeePDF
Word Reference: Aroma: Caramel, peach, chocolate / Acidity: Tart, crisp, mellow / Sweetness: Mild, deep, rich / Body: Watery, silky, syrupy, creamy / Flavour: Peach, plum, cherry / Finish: Quick, lingering, clean
We hope you enjoy the world’s largest cupping!
Thank you to Third Wave Water and Masteroast.