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Nothing complements great coffee better than hands-on training to learn the skills and knowledge necessary to brew it deliciously. Counter Intelligence coffee education provides useful and relevant know-how for any coffee lover, whether you're perfecting your morning coffee ritual or embarking on a career in the specialty coffee industry.

Regional training centers are dedicated spaces that provide many opportunities for learning and exploration, with a variety of activities designed for all levels of interest. Free weekly coffee tastings provide insight into coffee tasting, seasonal coffee selections, and brewing methods, and enthusiasts can attend a rotating array of workshops and special offerings throughout the year.

Counter Intelligence labs and certifications offer a comprehensive curriculum aimed at providing the coffee professional with the tools needed to confidently taste, prepare, and promote quality coffee. Click here for our Course Schedule.

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Theme This week, we'll familiarize ourselves with the current versions of three of our year-round products: Big Trouble, Fast Forward, and Slow Motion. Style of Tasting: Freestyle! Cup them, pourover compare them, or choose three different brewing methods to emphasize different flavors...
Theme This week’s tasting offers a us tour of Nariño, Colombia, which is arguably the coffee giant’s best region for the production of high-quality coffee, in three coffees: La Florida, Rosales, and Jorge Avilio Cabrera. Style of Tasting: Set up a cupping of the three coffees and brew...
NOTE We will not be hosting a weekly tasting on Friday, January 23, at any of our regional Training Centers. We will return to our regular schedule the following week. Thanks! Theme A preview of Underdog, our next limited-release blend Style of Tasting: Cup the four components,...
Give the coffee lover in your life a lifetime’s worth of better brewing by registering them for a Counter Intelligence coffee course with us at one of our Counter Culture Coffee regional training centers! We offer many different professional-level classes—from coffee brewing and tasting, to...
Theme Competition Is None The Big Eastern competition opens on Friday and for this week’s tasting we’ve chosen three coffees that have appeared in the routines of competitors in barista and brewer’s cup competitions at the regional and national levels over the past two years. Notes on...