Multiple Locations -- Roasting, Behind the Scenes: Finca Pashapa
July 30, 2014
This month, explore how Counter Culture’s roasting team determines roast levels and profiles, using one coffee (Finca Pashapa from La Labor, Honduras) as a case study.

Review the history of Counter Culture’s purchasing relationship with producer Roberto Salazar and Finca Pashapa, get a general overview of the roasting process and the tools used to assure quality control for production roasts—namely, the Agtron Scale—and then taste examples of Finca Pashapa prepared at different roast levels and profiles.

Note: start time for the event at our Chicago Training Center is 3 p.m. CDT. Thanks!

To learn more or RSVP for the event, visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/1446570025595911/

Denver, CO -- A Film About Coffee at the Mayan Theater
June 26, 2014
"A Film About Coffee" is coming to Denver thanks to the generous support of Allegro Coffee, Rocky Mountain Craft Coffee Association and many of your favourite local roasters. Join us at the Mayan Theatre and while watching, enjoy coffee from Allegro Coffee, Huckleberry, Novo, BoxCar and more. Immediately following the film, a Q + A will be held with director, Brandon Loper, and local coffee people including Darrin Daniel who is featured in the film.
Purchase tickets in advance. Be sure to bring your paper printout or barcode on your mobile device. Doors open at 6:30pm. Please arrive promptly 6:30pm to enjoy free coffee and find your seat before the show! Also, please join us at 46 S Broadway, Denver, CO after the Q + A for an after party hosted by Steadbrook/Middle State Coffee, Allegro, and the RMCCA.
Watch the teaser here:
https://vimeo.com/92370761

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