Coffee class at Superior Merchandise Co.

superior merchandise coffee cupThis could be something different and interesting to try: Superior Merchandise Company in Troy is offering a "Coffee School" class about coffee tasting on February 1. Blurbage:

Lead by SMCo.'s Director of Coffee Matthew Loiacono, the class will delve into a history of coffee, ideal growing conditions for coffee, general coffee region taste characteristics, how coffee professionals evaluate coffee, an intro to the SCAA taster's wheel and will wrap up with a tasting and discussion of three single origin coffees. The 90 minute class will be presented in a loose lecture-style format, interspersed with flash "taste and describe" breaks.

The class is Monday, February 1 from 6-7:30 pm. Tickets are $30 and available online.

The shop already one of the classes scheduled for January 25 and it sold out. So if you're interested in attending, getting tickets sooner rather than later is probably a good idea.

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