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January 2024

Brew Like Me: V60 Pour-over

January 5 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Blueprint Coffee – Delmar, 6225 Delmar Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63110 United States
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$45

Brew Like Me Event Overview In this 2-hour hands-on class, our education team demonstrates how to brew a V60 pour-over coffee and shows attendees how to read a pour-over recipe. Then, the team breaks down the space into brewing stations where attendees practice and taste their own brews. The course covers the importance of variables in the brewing process like grind size, water quality, water temperature, agitation, and contact time. Instructors observe and taste brews with the attendees to highlight…

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Deep Dive Tasting: Ethiopia

January 12 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Blueprint Coffee – Delmar, 6225 Delmar Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63110 United States
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$35
Coffee cherries drying on raised beds.

During the course of this class guests will embark on an intensive deep dive into the history, coffee culture and coffee economy within Ethiopia. We will discuss coffee folklore in context of the cultural traditions and histories of Ethiopia alongside the truth hidden within them to find a place of appreciation for the real and rich culture that coffee's native land has to tell us. This 90-minute presentation will contain a healthy amount of information about past and current practices…

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Advanced Espresso- January 31st

January 31 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Blueprint Coffee – Delmar, 6225 Delmar Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63110 United States
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$75
The advanced espresso course focusing on tasting and extraction analysis.

ADVANCED ESPRESSO TRAINING OVERVIEW This Advanced Espresso training course approaches espresso recipes with tasting exercises and guided manipulation. First, the group tastes shots of espresso and calibrates their tasting experience using our practical dial-in chart. It utilizes tasting feedback to improve the espresso recipe and quality. As a result, attendees gain confidence in approaching espresso with only their palate. Next, we teach and practice measuring the TDS of an espresso with a refractometer and extraction software. Attendees learn how measuring…

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February 2024

Deep Dive Tasting: Guatemala

February 2 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Blueprint Coffee – Delmar, 6225 Delmar Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63110 United States
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$40

DEEP DIVE TASTING: GUATEMALA OVERVIEW Join us at Blueprint Coffee Delmar for a presentations deep dive into Guatemala's specialty coffee industry as well as a tasting. This deep dive explores the history, regionality, and processing methods of Guatemala! In this 90-minute session, we hope to shed our insight into coffee's history in Guatemala, what makes Guatemalan coffee unique, as well as the processing methods found commonly throughout. We’ll taste some Guatemalan coffees together throughout the class that best showcases the…

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A History of Coffee – February 9th

February 9 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Blueprint Coffee – Delmar, 6225 Delmar Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63110 United States
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$30
Workers in Ethiopia rake washed coffee to ensure it dries evenly.

Join us for a 2-hour comprehensive exploration of the rich history of coffee, its impact on global colonization, and the evolution of the specialty coffee industry. From its ancient roots in Ethiopia to its modern-day presence in our lives, this course offers a comprehensive look at the evolving relationship between coffee and the world. The class will begin with the discovery of coffee and its impact on the communities who first used it, touching on traditions, beliefs, and the many…

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Intro to Espresso – February 14th

February 14 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Blueprint Coffee – Delmar, 6225 Delmar Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63110 United States
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$75
Alex Werth prepares a shot of espresso at Blueprint Coffee Watson.

This practical and hands-on intro to espresso training teaches attendees how to pull shots of espresso using a commercial espresso machine and grinder. The trainings starts by discussing the many varying definitions and expectations of espresso. Next, the trainer gives a brief overview of how espresso equipment functions. The class spends a majority of its time having attendees practice preparing shots of espresso using recipes, scales, and timers. Additionally, participants learn how to pull and analyze shots without the instant…

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Seed to Cupping – February 15th

February 15 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Blueprint Coffee – Watson, 4206 Watson Rd.
St. Louis, MO 63109 United States
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$75
Tasters rinse their spoons between each coffee at a cupping.

SEED TO CUPPING COFFEE TRAINING OVERVIEW Seed to cupping training introduces coffee. It covers coffee's origins, processing, and logistics. The course includes info on the coffee tree, seed, and varieties. It also gives a broad overview of the roasting process. In addition, the leader explains Blueprint Coffee’s vision for buying green coffee and building relationships at origin. The seed to cupping training concludes with a cupping, the industry-wide method for tasting and evaluating coffee. While we offer free cuppings twice a week, the…

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Intro to Milk Steaming- February 21st

February 21 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Blueprint Coffee – Delmar, 6225 Delmar Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63110 United States
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$75
ryan stakes pours a mocha latte at blueprint coffee delmar

INTRO TO MILK STEAMING TRAINING OVERVIEW This practical and hands-on training teaches attendees milk steaming. Proper steaming is need for the preparation of coffee bar beverages such as lattes, cappuccinos, and cortados. The course covers the basics of texture, temperature, and pouring. It introduces latte art, but that is not the explicit goal of this training. The training concludes with tips for alternative milks and how to maintain clean milk tools and wands.  A majority of drinks sold at a…

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Brew Like Me: V60 Pour-over

February 23 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Blueprint Coffee – Delmar, 6225 Delmar Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63110 United States
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$45
Follow this v60 brewing guide to make filtered coffee just like the baristas at Blueprint Coffee Delmar.

Brew Like Me Event Overview In this 2-hour hands-on class, our education team demonstrates how to brew a V60 pour-over coffee and shows attendees how to read a pour-over recipe. Then, the team breaks down the space into brewing stations where attendees practice and taste their own brews. The course covers the importance of variables in the brewing process like grind size, water quality, water temperature, agitation, and contact time. Instructors observe and taste brews with the attendees to highlight…

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