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Introduction to Brewing Coffee

July 17 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm


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Introduction to Brewing Coffee

Learn the basics of brewing coffee in this course at The Crown!

Get hands-on experience brewing coffees from our menu, and use our brew devices to make the best of your chosen coffee. Not getting what you want out of your coffee at home? This class is a great primer for the coffee lover who wants to take that extra step towards brewing their own tasty beverage.


About the Instructor

Evan Gilman, Creative Director, Royal Coffee, Inc.: 

Evan Gilman is an avid generalist and coffee lover. His 17 years in the coffee industry have taken him from barista, to trainer, to Q Arabica Grader and SCA-Licensed AST. Evan spent time in Southeast Asia getting to know the specialty coffee supply chain, from Sumatra, Bali, Flores, and Sulawesi in Indonesia, to Northern Luzon in the Philippines. His passions range from Balinese gamelan to heavy metal, from photography to communications design, and from baking to brewing. As Creative Director at The Crown: Royal Coffee Lab & Tasting Room, he manages community events, social media, photo/video production, and graphic design. He is also the chief editor of the blog at royalcoffee.com, and curator of the Gallery at The Crown.


Visiting the Crown

We cannot wait to host you in our Tasting Room, at the Cupping Table or for a Coffee Course.

One of the special things about The Crown is that we are located in the heart of Uptown Oakland – a veritable paradise for coffee lovers & foodies alike. However, parking is limited in the area, and we highly encourage public transportation or ride sharing. Below are some resources to help you plan your visit.

For more information on visiting The Crown, please click here.


July 17
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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The Crown: Royal Coffee Lab & Tasting Room
2523 Broadway
Oakland, CA 946121 United States
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