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The Brewing Foundation Course introduces students to the different methods of brewing coffee.  Students will receive theoretical and practical hands-on instruction for a range of devices including automatic and manual gravity brewers, as well as other commonly used brew devices.  Students will also explore how to produce a tasty brew based on an understanding of the essential elements of brewing and an analysis of their brews.

Specifically in this course we will cover:

  • Basic Coffee Knowledge:
    •  The Origins of Coffee
    • Sensory Impact of Species and Variety
    • The Impact of Freshness on Quality
  • Brewing Methods and Equipment:
    • Brewing Methods
    • Brewing Devices
    • Grinders
  • Brewing Guidelines:
    • 7 Essential Elements of Brewing
    • Coffee to Water Ratio
    • Grind Setting
    • Brewing Time
    • Brew Temperature
    • Brew Turbulance
    • Water Quality
    • Filter Media
    • Hot Brewed Coffee Hold Time
  • Brewing Process
  • Brew Analysis
    • Describing the Brew
    • Balanced Brew
    • Optimum Extraction
    • Optimum Concentration
    • The Brew Control Chart
  • Cleaning and Maintenance

This course can be taken on it’s own or paired with Brewing Intermediate for a Discount on the Pair!

 

Cancellation Policy:

If you are unable to attend this class after signing up, you will receive a full refund only if we are able to fill your spot.

Brewing – Foundation Level – SCA Course

When:

May 21 @ 9:00 am — 4:00 pm

Brewing Foundation (Course Only)

Price: $200

Brewing Foundation (Course + SCA Certificate)

Price: $284

Brewing Foundation + Intermediate Bundle (Course + SCA Cert)

Price: $850

The Brewing Foundation Course introduces students to the different methods of brewing coffee.  Students will receive theoretical and practical hands-on instruction for a range of devices including automatic and manual gravity brewers, as well as other commonly used brew devices.  Students will also explore how to produce a tasty brew based on an understanding of the essential elements of brewing and an analysis of their brews.

Specifically in this course we will cover:

  • Basic Coffee Knowledge:
    •  The Origins of Coffee
    • Sensory Impact of Species and Variety
    • The Impact of Freshness on Quality
  • Brewing Methods and Equipment:
    • Brewing Methods
    • Brewing Devices
    • Grinders
  • Brewing Guidelines:
    • 7 Essential Elements of Brewing
    • Coffee to Water Ratio
    • Grind Setting
    • Brewing Time
    • Brew Temperature
    • Brew Turbulance
    • Water Quality
    • Filter Media
    • Hot Brewed Coffee Hold Time
  • Brewing Process
  • Brew Analysis
    • Describing the Brew
    • Balanced Brew
    • Optimum Extraction
    • Optimum Concentration
    • The Brew Control Chart
  • Cleaning and Maintenance

This course can be taken on it’s own or paired with Brewing Intermediate for a Discount on the Pair!

 

Cancellation Policy:

If you are unable to attend this class after signing up, you will receive a full refund only if we are able to fill your spot.

Instructor: Zoey Thorson

Coffee Pro/Veteran Educator. Over 10+ years of teaching a wide variety of coffee disciplines to a diverse student base around the world. Q-Grader and SCA Authorized Specialty Trainer. In 2019 Zoey became the Director of Education for The Lab by Royal NY. Zoey is friendly, approachable and informative with a vast knowledge base...come take a class at The Lab and see for yourself.