Winner at 2022 Cupping Competition

What is it? A method of evaluating the quality of coffee beans by professional coffee graders. These Q graders analyze coffee through among other factors, smell and taste. There is a numerical score in which the coffee beans are graded. A score above 80 is considered specialty. 

Winner plaque

Our Hog Heaven Coffee scored 83.25 with the top score being 87.45 for competitors in Hawaii. Each year the Hawaii Coffee Association names statewide cupping winners. See press release (2nd page) and score page.