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The Brewing Intermediate Course builds on the concepts and skills introduced in the foundation course.  It is ideal for someone  who has some brewing experience and wants to explore how to improve quality.  The course covers a wide range of topics, including an exploration of the brewing process in terms of device, extraction order and wetting; the essential elements of brewing and their individual influence on the final cup; the scientific method of measuring and charting coffee strength and extraction; the analysis of brewed coffee and adjustments to consider in order to deliver a delicious, well balanced cup; and the importance of cleaning and maintenance.

Specifically in this course we will cover:

  • Basic Coffee Knowledge:
    •  History of Brewing
    • The effect of Roast Level on Brewing
    • The Impact of Freshness on Quality
  • Brewing Methods and Equipment:
    • Grinder Burr Types
  • Brewing Guidelines:
    • 7 Essential Elements of Brewing
    • Coffee to Water Ratio
    • Grind Setting
    • Brewing Time
    • Brew Temperature
    • Brew Turbulance
    • Water Quality
    • Filter Media
  • Brewing Process:
    • Brew Device Usage – Gravity Brewers
    • Brewing Processes
    • Wetting (Blooming)
  • Brew Analysis
    • Describing the Brew
    • Balanced Brew
    • Solubles Yield
    • Optimum Concentration
    • Utilizing the Brew Control Chart
  • Cleaning and Maintenance

This course can be taken on it’s own or paired with Brewing Foundation 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 – Intermediate Level – SCA Course – postponed new date TBD

When:

Fri, May 22, 9:00 AM — Sat, May 23, 4:00 PM

Brewing Intermediate (Course Only)

Price: $500

Course Sold Out

Brewing Intermediate (Course and SCA Certificate - SCA Members)

Price: $650

Course Sold Out

Brewing Intermediate (Course + SCA Certification Non-SCA Members)

Price: $746

Course Sold Out

Brewing Intermediate and Foundation Bundle (Courses + Certifications)

Price: $850

Course Sold Out

The Brewing Intermediate Course builds on the concepts and skills introduced in the foundation course.  It is ideal for someone  who has some brewing experience and wants to explore how to improve quality.  The course covers a wide range of topics, including an exploration of the brewing process in terms of device, extraction order and wetting; the essential elements of brewing and their individual influence on the final cup; the scientific method of measuring and charting coffee strength and extraction; the analysis of brewed coffee and adjustments to consider in order to deliver a delicious, well balanced cup; and the importance of cleaning and maintenance.

Specifically in this course we will cover:

  • Basic Coffee Knowledge:
    •  History of Brewing
    • The effect of Roast Level on Brewing
    • The Impact of Freshness on Quality
  • Brewing Methods and Equipment:
    • Grinder Burr Types
  • Brewing Guidelines:
    • 7 Essential Elements of Brewing
    • Coffee to Water Ratio
    • Grind Setting
    • Brewing Time
    • Brew Temperature
    • Brew Turbulance
    • Water Quality
    • Filter Media
  • Brewing Process:
    • Brew Device Usage – Gravity Brewers
    • Brewing Processes
    • Wetting (Blooming)
  • Brew Analysis
    • Describing the Brew
    • Balanced Brew
    • Solubles Yield
    • Optimum Concentration
    • Utilizing the Brew Control Chart
  • Cleaning and Maintenance

This course can be taken on it’s own or paired with Brewing Foundation 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.