A sturdy, spiral-bound visual field guide to defects in Arabica green coffee beans.
The book incorporates the SCA standard for washed Arabica specialty coffee and standard classifications, and encompasses the specification of defects, their causes, remedies, and effects on cup quality.
Full-color images of bean defects appear next to sample placement sections, allowing fast and precise comparison of your own greens to those depicted in the book.
A Specialty Coffee Association Handbook
Author: The Standards Committee, Specialty Coffee Association Research Center
Paperback: 35 pages, spiral-bound, 8.5” x 11”, printed on thick stock
Publication: 2018, Edition No. 3
SCA Standard for Specialty Coffee
Standard Classification Method
Full Black/Partial Black
Full Sour/Partial Sour
Severe/Slight Insect Damage