…and no, it doesn’t mean ‘pour the coffee into the cup’… Coffee Cupping is a practice used by professional coffee roasters to sample and review new beans and bean blends to decide on what they like best. In a nutshell, the participant takes a bowl of fresh grounds, adds hot water at precisely 200 degrees, stirs, let’s brew for two minutes, breaks the ‘cap’, takes in the aroma, then spoons out the beverage and viciously ‘slurps’ the coffee to properly coat the palate!
Sounds like a choking hazard, I know- but it’s how the pros do it. Well, we’re not pros, but we’ll try anything once! Check out the video!