2019 WINTER Offerings
Our education classes provide a bridge into the world of coffee roasting, tasting and sensory analysis, and brewing. We’ve created a number of thoughtful courses with a range of students in mind: from coffee enthusiasts looking to expand their horizons, to baristas interested in branching into other aspects of the industry, for the aspiring home roasters wanting to test out professional grade equipment, all the way to established coffee professionals looking for continue their education opportunities. Please find descriptions of the classes below.
PCC CONTINUING ED CLASSES – WINTER 2019
In collaboration with Portland Community College’s Continuing Ed program, The Buckman is offering three, entry-level courses for those who want to take their love for coffee to the next level. Joey Gleason (Co-Owner of the Buckman) and Stephanie Backus (Buckman’s Director of Development) are leading these classes to introduce the general public to the dynamic and intricate world of coffee. REGISTER via PCC’s CONTINUING ED SITE.
COFFEE TASTING: JOURNEY AROUND THE WORLD
Have you ever wondered how coffee roasters choose the beans they are offering? You will learn the flavor nuances of coffee grown in different regions of the world while learning the process of cupping coffees (sampling taste and aroma).
HOME COFFEE BREWING
Learn to brew coffee using several popular brewing methods. Then, try side-by-side samples of the same coffee brewed with each brewing method, and learn to really taste the differences.
Roast your own coffee! You will learn the basics of roasting on a barrel roaster and leave with your own roasted coffee.
Saturday, February 2nd
Saturday, March 9th