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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 They ain’t what they Llusta be These coffees should taste familiar, but pay attention! Take notes! Today’s tasting is the last hurrah for Toscano as portrayed by Nueva Llusta from Bolivia and Haru in the role of Apollo. Just Wednesday we began roasting and selling new versions of...
Theme Late Harvest on the Other Side of the World Today we taste coffees from the Colbran family’s estate, Baroida, and from the Tairora Project that represents smaller-scale coffee farms around the estate in the Eastern Highlands of Papua New Guinea. Notes on the Coffees Baroida and...
Theme Toscano Times Two Ta da! Today, two Toscanos tickle your tastebuds! Each bag represents a different incarnation of Toscano, with the bag labeled Ecuador representing the most recent recipe we have been selling and the bag labeled Costa Rica the version that becomes available today (...
Theme Lot Breakdown of La Golondrina Right now, we are usually finishing our main harvest (April–July or August) lots of La Golondrina and moving into the mitaca harvest (October–January) lots. This year, however, the producers of La Golondrina didn't have a good mitaca harvest,...
Theme Uganda: where have you been? For about a decade now the Coffee Department has been tasting Ugandan coffees in the lab. Generally speaking, they have not been very good, showcasing heavy faded qualities every single time we tasted them. This never really made sense to us because the...
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