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SCA Introduction to Coffee

SCA Introduction to Coffee

Part of the SCA Coffee Skills Program, Introduction to Coffee is open to coffee enthusiasts and specialty coffee professionals alike. Intro to Coffee is a comprehensive crash course in the specialty coffee industry. It charts coffee's journey from its origins in Ethiopia to the major commodity that it is today. This course gives a general overview of the specialty coffee supply chain and explores topics such as history and cultivation, variables that affect coffee quality, basics of sensory analysis, fundamentals of roasting, factors of coffee freshness, and principles of brewing. Learners will also discuss the importance of water quality, equipment cleanliness, and maintenance. 

In the Opo Coffee training lab, this interactive course also includes a live coffee roasting demo, coffee cupping, and hands-on manual pourover brewing instruction. There is an online written exam administered upon completion of the course. Learn more about the SCA Coffee Skills Program here.

Validated parking is included in the course fee.

Students will receive a 15% discount on coffee and merchandise the day of class!

Maximum Class Size: 8 students

Class Duration: 4 hours

Dates & Times: 

  • Friday, 7/5, 8:00am-12:00pm
  • Contact to schedule a custom course date.

Instructor: Jonathan Pascual, Authorized SCA Trainer


Opo Coffee Training Lab
314 E. Howard Avenue
Decatur, GA 30030

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*If purchasing the class for other person(s), please include their name(s) and email(s) in the Order Notes at checkout in case we need to get in contact prior to the event.*

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