The Brewing Intermediate course builds on the concepts and skills introduced in the Foundation course. It is ideal for someone who has brewing experience and wants to explore how to improve coffee quality. This course covers a wide range of topics, including an exploration of the brewing process in terms of device, extraction order and wetting; the essential elements of brewing and their individual influence on the final cup; the scientific method of measuring and charting coffee strength and extraction; the analysis of brewed coffee and adjustments to consider in order to deliver a delicious, well balanced cup; and the importance of cleaning and maintenance.
Online Exam: 40 questions
Passing Score: 70%
Prerequisites: Successful completion of the Brewing Foundation and/or 3 to 6 months work experience preparing brews with an automatic drip filter brewer and a manual drip filter brewer or other culturally common brewer is recommended; Successful completion of the Introduction to Coffee and Sensory Skills Foundation also recommended.
What you get after course:
- SCA Certificate
- Sample box of coffee Roast Story selections
- Hand-outs of all course