Space City After Party! Local Breweries - Karbach, No Label, and Real Ale will be showcasing their local brews. With snack sponsored by Blacksmith Houston, enjoy an evening of music and beer. Come chill with us after an intense competition and let’s celebrate together! Free Admission + RSVP only.
Fast and fun, the Cup Tasters Prelims challenges competitors to test their sensory skills by discerning taste differences in a “triangulation.” Tasters receive 5 sets of three cups where two cups are identical and one is different. Competitors are challenged to taste, smell, recall, and choose the unique cup in each triangulation.
Join us at InterAmerican on Sept 28th!
Cleo Roasting Company will be hosting our Pre-Competition Chat + Coffee People: Social this month on September 27, 6:30pm. There will be snacks, local roaster cold brew showcase from Cadenza Coffee, Fusion Beans., and Xela Coffee Roasters.
Come join us for a Rules and Reg breakdown + mock run through for the Cup Tasters Preliminary. Guided by Helen Choi of Luce Ave, who took home 4th place last year at the Cup Tasters Championship, this unique opportunity will provide you with insights and refresh your memory for the Cup Tasters Prelim R and R.
$250 GRAND PRIZE!
August 13th 6pm
It's FREE to attend! First throwdown is at 7:30pm. Baristas can also get their hands on the Slayer EP before start time as well as drink some Saint Arnold's beer (21+), eat some tacos, and chill with people doing some super cool stuff with coffee.
-$5 entry fee
-16 bracket spaces
The competitors will roll dice to determine what type of design they will make and with which milk type. The options will be Mill King or Califa Oat Milk, rosetta, tulip, or free style. The last barista in the competition will win the grand prize!! Runners up will get a high five and some Slayer swag.
Cup the Rainbow is an education event focusing on the building the sensory skills for coffee professionals. Providing foods based on the Sensory Lexicon published by the World Coffee Research, participants get a chance to taste them and relate to the coffee they cup, to build vocabularies. Rainbow cupping spoons and pins will be available for purchase onsite. Raffles, and other merchandise will also be available.
Event starts at 7pm at Katz Coffee, 2400 Karbach Street.
People + pages / coffee is a meeting of interested minds learning about the great journey of coffee from seed to cup.
The first meeting of this book club will be held at Boomtown Main, led by Norma Jean Odegard, on Gender Equality in Coffee: Minimizing the Gender Gap in Agriculture . The group will meet monthly to read short stories, educational articles or research studies focused on all areas of the coffee industry.
“Our celebration will have pizza from The Pass and Provisions, donuts from Morningstar, complimentary beer from our pals at 8th Wonder Brewery, and a good ole fashioned latte art throwdown!”
Lovesmith: a benefit throwdown to benefit planned parenthood at @bl4cksmith.
Lift & Learn!
Barista building preventative maintenance skills and Technicans building brewing & espresso skills.
Together we are building up our coffee community.
HTX Coffee People Social with SCA US Chapter Info Session. Come out to support and learn more about what’s coming up in 2019 for coffee locally and nationally. Food & Drinks Provided!
Spirit Tea x Houston Coffee Collective x Cherry Roast
Matcha Latte Throwdown + Tea/ Coffee Triangulation. $10 buy in, Sign in at 6pm, First Pour at 7pm. Winner takes 50%. 50% proceed goes to IWCA.