June 23, 2013 in Features
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Bobby Enslow, who owns the coffee shop Indaba, inhales the aroma from a specialty roast. Tasters use “coffee cuppings” to scrutinize aromas and tastes.

Cravens Coffee owner Simon Thompson serves on an international panel of judges for the Cup of Excellence competition in Costa Rica. The competition, organized by the Alliance for Coffee Excellence, uses coffee cuppings to determine a winner.