Artisan Coffee School

0207 030 3170

Sensory Intermediate

Skill Level

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2 Days
Without SCAE accreditation £400 | With SCAE accreditation - SCAE Member £475 / With SCAE accreditation - Non-SCAE Member £525
Course Summary
  • How we taste, perceive and interpret
  • Understanding what is Sensory analysis?
  • Look at sensory sciences such as Sensory Physiology / Sensory Psychology
  • Lean experimental design
  • Discover why Sensory is Important in Coffee
  • Develop your understanding of Taste, Textures, Aromas and Flavours in the context of coffee
  • Understanding how Humans are used as a measuring instrument
  • Discover difference between Trained and None Trained tasters
  • Learn about Taste and Texture within Coffee through Astringency, Body, and Pungency
  • Learning the four recognised tastes: Sweet – Sucrose, Acidity – Citric Acid, Bitter – Caffeine or quinine, Salty – Sodium Chloride
  • Develop the ability to run Triangle Test and Statistical Analysis
  • Learn how to run a cupping session and tasting the diversity of coffee
Why Join Us
You have learnt about coffee now learn to taste it!
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What Is SCA?
The Speciality Coffee Association of Europe (SCAE) represents the heart of the coffee community, where thousands of coffee professionals and enthusiasts can share their wealth of knowledge and experience with one another in a forum designed to facilitate innovation, education, research and most importantly, communication.

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