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CQI Q Grader and SCAA Cupping Judge Certification Course.

Brewed Behavior and Cafe Imports have collaborated to offer a 5 day Q Grader and SCAA Cupper certification the week of August 23rd, 2010.

What is a Q Grader?

At the backbone of the Q Grading System are Licensed Q Graders, professional cuppers accredited by the Coffee Quality Institute. These Q Graders must pass a rigorous three-day exam to earn their certification, comprising of 22 sections on coffee related subjects, such as green grading, roast identification, coffee cupping, sensory skills and sensory triangulation. There are currently over 800 Licensed Q Graders worldwide.

Those who pass the Q Grader Certification Course are authorized to use the Q logo and the nomenclature “Licensed Q Grader” as a professional accreditation.

Some of the topics covered are;

Q Grader Protocols
SCAA Protocols and Standards
Green Coffee Quality
Water for Brewing Specialty Coffee
Cupping Specialty Coffee
Grading Green Coffee
Green Coffee Color Assessment
SCAA Certified Labs


Cafe Imports

2140 Energy Park Drive

St Paul Minnesota. 55108

August 23rd-27th, 2010

Spaces are limited, to enroll please click on the link here.

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