Coffee Tasting at Local Shops

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In a Nutshell

Barista and educator leads you to a string of local cafes while sharing insider knowledge and explaining how to taste coffee and espresso

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires Feb 28, 2015. This deal is for the purchase of a ticket. Reservations required. Dates subject to capacity and cancellation. Refundable only on day of purchase. Min. of 4 participants or subject to cancellation. No value after date & time have passed. Must be 21+. Gratuity included. By completing your purchase, you agree that the email address you provide will be shared with SideTour for marketing purposes and as described in SideTour’s Privacy Policy. Wear good walking shoes. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

The Deal

  • $40 for one admission to a two-hour coffee tasting with barista and coffee educator Greg Loring-Albright
  • Upon purchase, you may schedule for one of the available dates
  • You must reserve your date here in advance of the event

Each event is capped at 6 purchasers.

What You’ll Do

Many people have sipped lattes, but few non-baristas know what makes up their flavor. During a two-hour tasting, coffee educator Greg Loring-Albright sheds light on this subject and more as he takes guests to a series of local cafes, sharing background on a variety of coffee and espresso beverages along the way.

  • Learn About Coffee
    Barista Greg Loring-Albright shares insider knowledge on a variety of topics including types of lattes, the arcana of a traditional espresso menu, the espresso extraction theory, barista workflow, and what to taste for in a cup of coffee.

  • Taste Coffee and Espresso
    Try different varieties of coffee and espresso at a series of local shops. These may include La Colombe, Elixr Coffee, and Square One.

  • Take-Home Handouts
    Each guest brings home three handouts: a coffee-tasting tool called the SCAA Flavor Wheel, a coffee basics sheet, and a guide to classic espresso options.

Your Host

Greg Loring-Albright Greg Loring-Albright
Barista and Coffee Educator

Greg Loring-Albright knows the coffee industry inside and out. Over the years, he’s served as a barista, a marketer, an equipment tech, a sales rep, and more, learning every minute aspect of the business. When he’s not working, he’s still obsessing over his favorite brew, roasting beans in his spare time and competing in latte art contests.

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