calblacksmith Moderator Joined: 25 Nov 2007 Posts: 7,781 Location: Riverside, Ca, U.S.A. Expertise: I live coffee
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Posted Mon Jun 2, 2014, 11:12am Subject: Re: Barista champion ranks coffee your parents drink/drank
That's funny... :D
From the link.....
"I can't do this anymore"
"After the relentless tasting, Lorenzo poured himself a cup of Cuvée that he'd brewed several hours prior. He originally considered the batch foul by his normal standards, but after a few hours of cupping the big brands it took on an entirely new character: it was suddenly really, really good."
funny stuff :D
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z0mbie Senior Member Joined: 26 Sep 2013 Posts: 363 Location: Online Expertise: I live coffee
Posted Mon Jun 2, 2014, 12:27pm Subject: Re: Barista champion ranks coffee your parents drink/drank
LOL! I know.. I've been there. Co worker decided to do a cupping session with the available coffees from the office coffee machine.. I was "the" coffee guy and he wanted to me to participate. I reluctantly did and literally uttered the same words only after the 1st taste.
SproBro Senior Member Joined: 11 Feb 2014 Posts: 72 Location: Topeka, KS Expertise: I love coffee
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Posted Thu Jun 5, 2014, 8:44pm Subject: Re: Barista champion ranks coffee your parents drink/drank
Oh. My. God. The comments section is as hilarious as the rest of the article.
"Tim Withington · Top Commenter · C.E.O. at Me PLC "It tastes like unhappy children".
So how many "unhappy children" has Lorenzo "tasted" then?"
"Van Edwards · Fayetteville, Georgia Read it again. It had the aroma of unhappy children. I have smelled many an unhappy child.."
It does say at the top in quotes, incorrectly, that he tasted unhappy children though. Seriously though, loved this article. Being raised in a household where if I didn't like the flavors/textures of the meal presented I could make my own supper free of consequence, I'm one picky bastard.
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