Cupping is the formal method by which coffees are systematically evaluated. While it is a professional practice, the equipment used is commonplace and anyone can cup their coffee at home. All you need is a lowball or rocks glass, a spoon (there is actually a specific type of spoon used for cupping which has a round, deep bowl), freshly drawn water brought to a boil (it should be odor-free, but not … [Read more...]