We're thrilled to announce our next in an ongoing series of public cupping parties, happening in the city of San Francisco on Thursday, August 9th. It's called “Cupping California“, a celebration of California specialty coffee roasters – a night of cupping coffees roasted within the wild confines of the Golden State.
The event takes place in the rooftop garden at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, and is anchored by our gracious hosts at Blue Bottle Coffee Roasters. Hot water and batch brew specialists Wilbur Curtis Co. will be on hand to brew select coffees on their Gold Cup Brewer, the design experts at notNeutral will generously provide cups to suit the dramatic outdoor MoMA setting, and the fine folks at Sweet Maria's / Coffee Shrub will be on hand to assist with cupping logistics and round out our cupping supply needs.
Attendance is free to the first 100 guests, and those attendees will receive free admission to all exhibits at MoMA as part the event. Click here for a full list of current exhibits, including a limited engagement of the lauded and influential photography of Cindy Sherman. A selection of local libations will be on hand for a post-cupping mixer, where guests are cordially invited to shake their tasteful butts at a live DJ set from your very own Sprudge.com Editors (the bold should clue you in that we're really excited to DJ). Guests will also have a chance to demo and oogle the HG One hand grinder, made in San Francisco and very much a part of our California theme.
Join us, won't you? Thursday, August 9th at SF MoMA (151 Third Street, in San Francisco's SOMA neighborhood) – event begins at 6pm, museum closes at 9pm.
More details coming soon – follow along with the Twitter hashtag #AROMoMA for Cupping California updates.
A look back at our previous cupping parties:[Portland] Rwandalust! Hosted by Stumptown Coffee Roasters
[Seattle] Colombiana! Hosted by Milstead & Co., sponsored by La Marzoco USA
[Los Angeles] International Delight! Hosted by Handsome Coffee Roasters, sponsored by Visions Espresso Supply