InterAmerican Coffee

This Cup Tasters Preliminary Event - the first of its kind in Houston, offers a platform for coffee people from the industry and community alike, to participate in a low-cost competition which provides an opportunity to advance to United States Coffee Championship Qualifiers 2020. The Cup Tasters Preliminary is the perfect place for first-time competitors to gain experience and get involved in coffee competitions! Come watch the competition at InterAmerican Coffee at 9am on September 28th. The top 3 winners will advance to participate at the U.S.C.C. Qualifiers in early 2020, to compete against competitors across the country to qualify for the 2020 National Cup Tasters Championships. Fast and fun, the Cup Tasters Prelims challenges competitors to test their sensory skills by discerning taste differences in a “triangulation.” Tasters receive 5 sets of three cups where two cups are identical and one is different. Competitors are challenged to taste, smell, recall, and choose the unique cup in each triangulation. The person with the most correct answers in the shortest amount of time wins! Music, beverages provided on-site. Limited edition tee-shirt available for purchase.