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What’s The Buzz? Test Your Coffee IQ

1. Where should you store coffee beans if you make coffee daily?

    A: In the fridge

    B: In the freezer

    C: In a container on the counter (i.e. room temp)

2. Which city in the United States has the most coffee shops? 

    A: Seattle

    B: NYC

    C: L.A.

    D: Chicago

3. Professional coffee tasting is know as ______?

    A: Cupping

    B: Sampling

    C: Flavoring

    D: Pressing   

4. How many tablespoons of ground coffee should you use for every 6 ounces of water when making a pot of coffee?

    A: 1 tablespoon

    B: 2 tablespoons

    C: 4 tablespoons

    D: Equal parts ground coffee and water 

5. What drink is composed of: espresso, chocolate syrup, steamed milk, and whipped cream? 

    A: Cappuchino

    B: Americano 

    C: Green Eye 

    D: Cafe Mocha 

6. Unroasted coffee beans are called? 

    A: Orange beans

    B: Green beans

    C: Freshies

    D: Raw beans 

7. TRUE or FALSE: Light roast coffee contains more caffeine than dark roast coffee.

8. TRUE or FALSE: A shot of espresso and an 8 ounce cup of coffee have the same amount of caffeine. 

9. TRUE or FALSE: A drink consisting of one shot of espresso and milk foam is called a macchiato. 

10. The thin layer of caramel colored foam at the top of an espresso shot is called______?

    A: Foama

    B: Sweeta

    C: Crema

    D: Luca 

How did you do? Look below for answers to see if you’ve really got the buzz! 



1. C: make sure to keep beans in an airtight container. If you’re not making coffee every day, then you can freeze it for up to 3 months. 

2. C: Us Californians are all about that caffeine high. 

3. A

4. B: that is, unless you prefer it much stronger or weaker. 

5. D

6. B

7. True: the longer beans are roasted, the more caffeine they lose. 

8. False: a shot of espresso actually has less caffeine than an 8 oz cup of coffee 

9. True

10. C

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