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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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