The first of its type learning kit for coffee lovers and professionals created by Jean Lenoir for the Specialty Coffee Association (SCA) courses and exams.
After Jean Lenoir LE NEZ DU VIN worldwide acclaimed reference work for training our sense of smell and enriching our wine tasting vocabulary, Coffee experts & producers asked Mister Lenoir if the same research could be made for Coffee, which after all is as complex as wine in terms of varietals, terroirs, production processes & roasting methods. LE NEZ DU CAFÉ, the coffee aromas learning kit, was born and became the official kit for any Barista taking the SCA exams and certificates.
Originally created for professionals, LE NEZ DU CAFÉ will delight all coffee enthusiasts eager to open its olfactory senses and curious about discovering the richness of coffee.
With its 36 natural and handmade in France aromas + its illustrated book, LE NEZ DU CAFÉ enables you:
To train and enrich your olfactory memory to identify the aromas in your coffee cup.
To better understand the coffee you're tasting: what its varietal and geographic origin are, what were the steps in its creation, from the cultivation method through the roasting of the beans to the preparation technics.
The kit, set in a nice wood box, contains:
A collection of 36 vials (made of glass) of aromas which make up the DNA of coffees around the world. Earthy note: 1 earth. Vegetables notes: 2 potato, 3 garden peas, 4 cucumber. Dry/vegetal note: 5 straw. Woody note: 6 cedar. Spicy notes: 7 clove-like, 8 pepper, 9 coriander seeds, 10 vanilla. Floral notes: 11 tea-rose/redcurrant jelly, 12 coffee blossom, 13 coffee pulp. Fruity notes: 14 blackcurrant-like, 15 lemon, 16 apricot, 17 apple. Animal notes: 18 butter, 19 honeyed, 20 leather. Toasty notes: 21 basmati rice, 22 toast, 23 malt, 24 liquorice, 25 caramel, 26 dark chocolate, 27 roasted almonds, 28 roasted peanuts, 29 roasted hazelnuts, 30 walnuts, 31 cooked beef, 32 smoky note, 33 pipe tobacco, 34 roasted coffee. Chemical notes: 35 medicinal, 36 rubber.
An illustrated book describes the aromatic group of each aroma, its odoriferous features and its presence in the world’s coffees, as well as the art of coffee growing, roasting and brewing.
NOTE: This is the English version. LE NEZ DU CAFÉ Revelation 36 aromas is also available in Simple Chinese.
We Like:make it to the next level by completing your Le Nez du Vin® 54 aromas master kit learnings. The aromas are the utmost natural aromas as possible, all made in France by LE NEZ DU VIN / LE NEZ DU CAFE in-house flavorist.
The aromas are guaranteed 5 years but can last 10 years if kept in good conditions (carefully close your vials after usage and keep them away from light and heat). Since each kit and aroma vial is prepared on demand, you can be sure that the kit you will receive has been prepared very recently and get the freshest aromas. Important reminder: do not drink the aromas. Only smell the aromas.
Handmade in France
Size: 26 cm x 15 cm x 8.5 cm. Weight:1.855 kg. Made in France.