Roast your own Oaxacan Specialty Coffee: Intense Course

Intense… with caffeine!

Overview of Experience

The holy grail of coffee courses, we will be delving into “Coffee Roasting Chemistry 101” and the amazing juncture between the art of roasting coffee and the science behind the process. We´ll conduct ample tastings while looking over the SCAA flavour wheel, so make sure to arrive with your belly full and ready to receive an abundance of amazing coffee! We´ll briefly analyze green coffee beans in order to identify common defects and attributes, and for the rest of the class, we´ll be roasting.

Due to the nature of this experience, it cannot be carried out in an open-air environment, but Cafébre is committed to following our Covid Protocol. This course will be private for your group of 1-4 and will require the use of masks at all times unless while tasting coffee.

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What to Expect

You´ll select unroasted beans from our premium selection of Oaxacan specialty coffee and, after learning to roast hands-on, will get to roast your own coffee by yourself (with guided instruction and an on-hand fire extinguisher, of course)! The glorious moment when you decide your batch is roasted to perfection and pull the lever is all yours. You will be able to take home two heaping 450 g bag of coffee from your roasting session. (We have taken your feedback into consideration, since we used to send you away from this experience with just one bag, but visitors have told us they enter with the intention of coming out with a gift for someone in their lives but always end up keeping the coffee for themselves!)

There will be an emphasis on the importance of highest-grade, specialty coffee. This course will be contextualized in Oaxaca, with an emphasis on its surrounding pueblos and local producers. To us at Tlayudona and Cafébre, conscious and mutually-beneficial relationships with local producers and community members are of the utmost importance.

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Experience Includes

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Logistics and Cost

Time Involvement – 4 Hours

Transportation – N/A.  Located in the city center at Cafebre.

Costs and Minimums2800 MXN

Book two or more people and pay 2600 MXN per person.

There is a minimum of 1 and a maximum of 4 people (booked as part of the same party) for this experience.