Chances are, unless you are endlessly wealthy and/or the laziest person on the planet, you sometimes brew coffee at home. Maybe you have retired your plug-in coffee maker in exchange for a French press or Chemex. You even buy your beans from a local or specialty roaster and grind them fresh every day. But something is still missing. It's kinda meh, not like it is at your favorite coffee shop.
Mark Graham After a few classes, your home-brewed cappuccino will look something like this.
There's hope. Coffee homebrew classes and cuppings have become regular staples at shops around Dallas. Classes give participants a chance to taste a variety of coffees and brewing methods to learn what they like and don't, as well as how to create those flavors at home. If you are remotely interested in learning how to get the most out of your coffee you should give one a try, because if you are paying for quality, you might as well be able to taste it. Here are some options for your homebrew and cupping pleasure:More »