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Coffee Brewing Basics Training

January 30 @ 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm

The Brewing Basics training from Blueprint Coffee introduces immersion and percolation methods of brewing coffee.


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Coffee Brewing Basics

(2.5 hours, 2-6 attendees)

The “Coffee Brewing Basics” training course approaches coffee preparation from the novice’s perspective.

The course begins with a brief overview of the characteristics of drip and immersion brewing. The trainer also introduces the tools used for the remainder of the training.

Then, attendees observe brews on French Press, Automatic Drip, V60 Pour-over, and Kalita Wave. Next, participants repeat the brewing processes on the devices. The course gives special attention to how pour technique, time, and temperature affect brewing.

After the different brewing methods have been tried and tasted, the trainer requests attendees brew a few different recipes of the same coffee. Then, the trainer uses the resulting brews to set up a tasting exercise that demonstrates what strength and extraction are and how they affect the drinking experience.

Lastly, the trainer shares proper cleaning and care methods for the brewing equipment.

The Coffee Brewing Basics training equips both the new professional or home barista with practical and analytical tools to make better coffee. 


Required for: All baristas serving Blueprint Coffee within 6 months of hire.

Prerequisites: Seed to Cupping

See full Blueprint Coffee training cirriculum.


**A course fee of $75 (or $37.50 for all wholesale partners) will be charged if attendance is cancelled less than 24 hours in advance of the training.


January 30
3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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Blueprint Coffee


Blueprint Coffee – Watson
4206 Watson Rd.
St. Louis,MO63109United States
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