Temple Events for Specialty Coffee Week 2016

The 3rd annual Specialty Coffee Week Sacramento is upon us! From October 10th-16th, Sacramento will be celebrating its nationally recognized specialty coffee community with events throughout the region. While you can find a full event listing here, we thought we’d filter all our Temple events in one spot. Come celebrate your love for good coffee with us!

Clicking on the event title will bring you to that event’s official Facebook event page where you may RSVP (not required).

BREWING BETTER COFFEE AT HOME – TUESDAY, OCTOBER 11th @ 6PM-7:30PM

Why doesn’t your cup at home taste like the one at your favorite coffee house? Come find out as we examine how things like grind size, water quality, and cleanliness effect coffee brewing and flavor. We’ll taste different cups side-by-side as well as outline some things that are commonly overlooked at home. Attend this free class — your palate will thank you for it! 2827 S Street, Sacramento, CA. 95816 

BATTLE OF THE BREWS – WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 12TH @ 7PM-10PM

Temple Coffee and Bottle & Barlow present Battle of the Brews. Baristas and bartenders will unite to create and present a craft cocktail using Temple Coffee in the first annual coffee cocktail competition. Judges will score cocktails and winners will receive a boatload of prizes. Bottles & Barlow will offer a unique, one-night-only menu of specialty coffee cocktails. Come party! Bottle & Barlow, 1120 R St., Sacramento, CA. 95811

COFFEE OLYMPICS – FRIDAY, OCTOBER 14TH @ 7PM

Join Temple Coffee Roasters and the Coffee Hangar for a night of Olympic fun. Six teams of five will compete for the title of Coffee Week Champions in a series of events including a tricycle relay (while holding a cup of coffee, of course), an obstacle course and a Coffee Bag Shot Put competition. Cheer on your favorite team as they go for the gold. Beverages and small bites will be provided.Coffee Hangar, 5411 Luce Avenue, McClellan, California 95652

COFFEEWOMAN: VISIBILITY IN SPECIALTY COFFEE DISCUSSION PANEL – SATURDAY, OCTOBER 15TH @ 11AM

Temple Coffee and Shine Cafe presents a panel of women in various positions in specialty coffee who will lead a discussion regarding female visibility within the industry. Special coffees that highlight female producers and farmers will be served. Free samples and door prizes will be given. Don’t miss this special opportunity to engage with the local coffee community. Shine Cafe, 1400 E St., Sacramento, California 95814

COFFEE WEEK + SPLAT GRAND FINALE PARTY – SATURDAY, OCTOBER 15TH @7PM

Coffee Week and SPLAT join forces to bring you one incredible “speak-easy” themed party! Located at the beautiful Antiquité Maison Privee in Midtown Sacramento, the final round of SPLAT (Sacramento Public Art Tournament) will take place alongside a huge silent auction of goods donated by Coffee Week’s generous local sponsors. Attendees are encouraged to dress in old-fashioned “speak-easy” 1920s style attire. Adult beverages will be available as well as local vendor booths. Come join the biggest coffee party of the year! Antiquité Midtown 2114 P Street, Sacramento, California 95816

WEEKLONG BEVERAGE SPECIALS!

Panama Tony Vasquez Catuai 2000 Memorial Coffee – This special offering is a memorial to our friend and coffee partner Tony Vasquez who passed away this summer. Enjoy his beautiful coffee by the cup in a French Press or Pour Over all week, with a portion of proceeds donated to the Specialty Coffee Association of Panama, an organization Tony helped begin.

Cascara Gelato + Single Origin Espresso Affogato – Cascara is a tea made with the fruit that surrounds the coffee bean before processing. We’ve teamed up with Localis Sacramento to create a cascara-infused gelato, over which we pour a double-shot of our single origin Costa Rica Hacienda Sonora espresso. Available exclusively at our 2200 K Street location.

For more information about Specialty Coffee Week Sacramento, visit the official website.