Brewing Methods

£65.00 2 hours

This course is designed for the coffee connoisseur looking at the alternative methods of making coffee. Unlike the our Barista courses, which focuses around the espresso machines, brewing methods is for those who prefer alternative ways rather than the espresso machine.

Course Times: Saturday  – 15:30 – 17:30
Duration: 2 Hours

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Description

This course is designed for the coffee connoisseur  looking at the alternatives to espresso. Unlike our Barista courses, which focuses around the espresso machines. Brewing methods is for those who prefer alternative brewing methods rather than the espresso machine.

We look into how to achieve that perfect brew using various techniques and equipment, including V60 Pour Over, Chemex and Syphon.

Course Layout:

Introduction to coffee:

  • Awareness of coffee origins and processes from farm to cup
  • Understanding characteristics and flavours with coffee and the roasting process

Brewing Guidelines:

  • Understanding Extraction
  • Water to coffee ratio
  • Grind Size – Choosing the right grinder for the job
  • Brew time
  • Water temperature
  • Brew Turbulence

Understanding Water Quality & Different filtering materials Equipment:

  • Chemex
  • V60 Pour Over
  • Syphon
  • Aeropress
  • Looking at Percolation & French Press
  • The theory behind cold brew and nitro coffee
  • Looking at the changes int he roasting process and the impacts on coffee brewing extraction, grind size vs cup taste
  • Looking at the effects that grind size has on extraction