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July 14, 2013

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Open Cupping: The USA Takeover

Saturday morning we arranged a USA takeover of our cupping table, and invited London coffee lovers to come along, and taste what some of the best US roasters are producing. While the more or less unanimous favourite was the Thunguri AA, Kenya, from Heart Roasters in Portland, a full list of coffees featured were:

Heart (Portland, OR)
Thunguri AA, Kenya
Chelba, Ethiopia

Intelligentsia (Chicago, IL)
Kunga Maitu, Kenya
La Tortuga, Honduras

Toby's Estate (Brooklyn, NY)
Bajo Mirador, Colombia
Santa Ines, Colombia

Sightglass (San Francisco, CA)
Kiawamururu, Kenya

Stumptown Coffee Roasters (Brooklyn, NY)
Ngunguru, Kenya

Joe (New York City, NY)
Adado, Ethiopia

Be sure to keep an eye on Twitter as we plan to hold plenty more of these events.

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Open Cupping: Treats from the United States.

USA Cupping

The thing about visiting friends in the States is that you invariably come away with a lot of gifts. When your friends just happen to work for the best coffee roasters that a nation has to offer, you invariably come away  with gifts that are also delicious.

And there's too much coffee here for just us to drink, so we'd like to share it with you all. Come and taste the freshest offerings from Heart (Portland, OR), Intelligentsia (Chicago, IL), Toby's Estate (Brooklyn, NY), Sightglass (San Francisco, CA), Stumptown Coffee Roasters (Brooklyn, NY) and Joe (New York City, NY) with us, this Saturday morning in our Clerkenwell store.

This tasting is open to anyone, coffee professional or not, and it's free to attend (just drop us a line to let us know you're coming).

Cupping: Treats from the United States
When: 
Saturday, July 13th - 11:00am
Where: 27 Clerkenwell Road, EC1M 5RN
Who: Open to all, just drop us a line to let us know you're coming

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