|What is needed?
(this is a sample tray of all coffee's in the competition)
Lots of warm water.
Cups, lost of cups.
A team of international coffee snobs (24 !)
with their team of assistants.
|Then it starts...three days of cupping !
A good nose will help...
First you smell the dry ground coffee.
Then you write. (what comes up first in your mind.)
Next you taste
Then you write.
The coffee will be judged for 10 items on a scale from 0 to 10 points.
The perfect coffee will have a 100 points.
You taste and smell some more
And you write some more after every round the coffee experts talk.... to evaluate the results.
This years winner has 94.6 points and is Cafe Esmeralda from the family Peterson.
This was expected Esmerald won last year best coffee of the world in Seattle
The runner up is Bambito estate of the family Armar Sitton.
Number three Carmen estate of the family Aguilera Franceschi.
For more info on the The Specialty Coffee Association of Panama (SCAP)? Go to SCAP