Tasting at Ten

All Events

New coffees and seasonality!
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June 1, 2018
This week we'll be tasting some of our freshest, newest coffees and talking about seasonality and when certain coffees are in season.
Celebrating Cold Coffee
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May 25, 2018
Leading into the Memorial Day weekend, we're celebrating with cold coffee! Join us for a refreshing and fun tasting event.
Tasting Microlots
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May 18, 2018
This week, we'll be learning about microlot and how they differ from larger coffee productions systems. We'll also be tasting coffees produced this way.
Spring Specialty Coffee Drink
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May 11, 2018
We're celebrating the warmer weather with a special spring coffee cocktail! Join us for a fun coffee tasting!
Galaxy – Limited-Release Blend
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May 4, 2018
This week we'll be celebrating the release of our new limited-release blend, Galaxy, and a number of other Ethiopian coffees. May the fourth be with you!
Coffees from the Southern Hemisphere
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April 27, 2018
This week we'll be cupping and tasting coffees from the southern hemisphere—specifically from Bolivia and Colombia.
Cupping Ethiopian Varieties
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April 20, 2018
To celebrate the launch of our new book, A Reference Guide to Ethiopian Varieties and the opening of our Seattle Training Center, we will be tasting different Ethiopian coffee varieties as well as be talking about our book.
Micheta from Ethiopia
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April 6, 2018
Join us to taste our first coffee from the Hararge region in Ethiopia that we have carried in 10 years! Micheta is easily the best-processed coffee from the area we have ever seen. Come try it for yourself!
Climate Adaptation Toolkit
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April 13, 2018
This week, we'll be talking about how climate change is impacting the coffee industry from the producers to the companies like us.
Big Trouble and Espresso at Home
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March 30, 2018
Join us as we talk about our year-round Big Trouble and unveil our new consumer lab, Espresso at Home!
Sensory Lexicon
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March 16, 2018
This week, we are talking about World Coffee Research's Sensory Lexicon: What it is and why it's so important to the specialty coffee industry. Miami will be hosting their weekly tasting at Sabal Coffee this month.
DC Grand Opening Celebration
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March 23, 2018
This week, we're celebrating the opening of our new Training Center in Washington, DC. We'll be talking about what a Training Center is and how you can be involved! Miami will be hosting their tasting at Sabal Coffee this month.
Coffees by Aida Batlle
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March 9, 2018
This week, we'll focus on our partnership with well-known coffee producer Aida Batlle out of El Salvador. Miami will be hosting their tastings at Sabal Coffee this month.
Partnerships in Rwanda and Burundi
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March 2, 2018
This week we're highlighting our partnerships out of Rwanda and Burundi. The tasting in D.C. will take place at the new Training Center located at 1781 Florida Avenue NW, Ste F, Washington D.C.
New Partnerships in Southern Peru
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February 23, 2018
This week we're highlighting new partnerships out of Southern Peru. The tasting in D.C. will take place at the new Training Center located at 1781 Florida Avenue NW, Ste F, Washington DC.
Partnerships in Colombia
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February 16, 2018
This week, we'll be highlighting coffees from the Catholic Relief Service's Borderlands projects out of Colombia. The tasting in D.C. will take place at Tryst coffee shop.
Partnerships in Papua New Guinea
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February 9, 2018
For the month of February, we're highlighting partnerships with our producers. This week, we'll be highlighting the Colbrans in Papua New Guinea. The tasting in D.C. will take place at Tryst and there will be NO TASTING in Chicago
Year-Round Coffees: Hologram
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February 2, 2018
We'll be kicking off our tasting of our year-round offerings with our popular Hologram. Our update of the classic Mocha Java flavor profile, this fruit-forward and chocolatey blend tastes distinctly complex.
The Andes - A Limited-Release Blend - No tasting in D.C.
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January 26, 2018
We'll be tasting our new limited-release blend, The Andes. This blend combines some of our favorite lots from the mountainous regions in Colombia and Peru and features notes of red apple, raisin, and brown sugar.
NO TASTING AT TEN
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January 19, 2018
We will not be hosting a Tasting at Ten at any of our Training Centers this Friday due to our company conference. We'll resume regular schedules on January 26!
Coffees from Ethiopia
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January 12, 2018
We'll be tasting coffees from Ethiopia including Apollo, Idido, and Ela Tenecha. Join us!
Decaf Coffees
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January 5, 2018
We'll be tasting and talking about our decaf coffees like our year-round Slow Motion and our single origin, Decaf Kuichi
Coffees from Papua New Guinea
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December 29, 2017
We'll be tasting new coffees from Peru including Calca and Julian Huaman Turpo on the East Coast and Lucmabamba on the West Coast. See you there!
Iridescent Holiday Signature Beverage Tasting
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December 22, 2017
We'll be tasting and making a variety of signature coffee beverages made with our winter blend, Iridescent. Join us for a festive tasting event!
Buchiro - a Democratic Republic of Congo highlight
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December 15, 2017
We'll be sampling Buchiro, the first coffee that we have featured from Democratic Republic of Congo in over four years! Come join the fun!
Colombian Single Origins
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December 8, 2017
We'll be sampling new single-origin selections from Colombia
Papua New Guinea Single Origins
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December 1, 2017
We'll be sampling new single-origin selections from Papua New Guinea
Untraditional Fall Coffee Drinks
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November 24, 2017
We'll be tasting untraditional fall coffee drinks. Join us for an autumnal morning!
Tasting Geisha
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November 10, 2017
We'll be tasting Geisha or Gesha variety of coffees from Ethiopia.
Transparency Report
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November 17, 2017
We'll be going over our 2016 Transparency report and talking about our sustainability efforts over the past year as we sample a variety of coffees.
Iridescent
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November 3, 2017
We'll be throwing a holiday party at many of our training centers as we taste our holiday coffee, Iridescent, and get in the holiday spirit. Come join us!
Cupping Guatemala Prominent Coffees
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October 27, 2017
We'll be tasting coffees with a high percentage of coffee from Guatemala such as Adenisa, Fast Forward, and Hologram.
Year Round Coffees
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October 20, 2017
We'll be tasting some of our year round offerings including: Forty-Six (our boldest blend), Slow Motion (our decaf coffee) and Apollo (our single-origin Ethiopian coffee). These coffees can be bought online or in stores all year!
Natural Sundried Coffees
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October 13, 2017
We'll be brewing natural sundried coffees which are processed by drying the coffee fruit and then removing it, rather than washing it off. Examples that we'll be tasting include Biloya and Aleme Wako.
Rockstars in Coffee
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October 6, 2017
This week we’ll focus on two coffees by two inspirational coffee people: Aida Batlle and Peter Mbature. We’ll focus on the characteristics of the coffees and talk about the farmers' impacts on the industry.
National Coffee Day: Myths in Coffee
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September 29, 2017
For National Coffee Day, we'll be tasting our year round coffee, Hologram. We'll also discuss some myths in coffee and, as always, answering you questions! It will be a fantastic discussion.
Tasting Guatemala
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September 22, 2017
Different coffees for different coasts! On the east coast we'll be tasting our latest Guatemala offerings: San Miguel and Concepcion Huista. On the west, we'll be tasting west coast-only offerings: San Pedro Yosotatu and ADENSIA.
August on Ice: Any Coffee, Any (Cold) Brew (Beverage)
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August 25, 2017
Around the country we brought in our customer partners to showcase how they are using our coffee to make cold-brew-based beverages.
August on Ice: Flash v. Cold
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August 18, 2017
For this Tasting at Ten, we compared the flash brew coffee to cold brew coffee!
August on Ice: Slingshot Coffee
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August 11, 2017
This week we celebrate our longstanding friendship with Slingshot Coffee Company for August on Ice! Missed the Tasting? Learn more about how Slingshot has fine-tuned the art of cold coffee.  
Finca El Puente: Pt. 2
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September 15, 2017
In the second week of celebrating Finca El Puente, we highlight additional small lots from one of our favorite producers.
August on Ice: Iced Coffee
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August 5, 2017
To kick-off our month of August on Ice, we made iced coffee using the Japanese Flash Brew method. You can make your own iced coffee with these easy instructions that we shared during the Tasting.
Finca El Puente Variety Showcase: Pt. 1
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September 8, 2017
We’ll be tasting Finca El Puente along with Sl-28 and Batian. Finca El Puente is one of the most-innovative farms in the world, growing coffee under unique conditions and experimenting with processing techniques.
TKO
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September 1, 2017
Celebrating our optical sorter technology, we tasted our limited-release Technical Knock Out. Even if you missed the Tasting, you can learn more about how we made the coffee.