Cupping Pencils + Cupping Spoon Pouch

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I like to tell people that tasting notes are opinions. If someone had told me that when I first started working in coffee it would have saved me 10 years of utter bewilderment.

So I put it on a pencil and you can use it for writing your notes at cuppings! And if someone is like "Ah yes, notes of bergamot" and you don't taste that (or know what that is) you can think to yourself, "Oh it's just their opinion."

Instead of being like, "Oh no, there's something wrong with me because I don't taste that." Which is what I did for 10 years!!!

So anyway here is a set of 10 pencils that say "Tasting Notes Are Opinions"! And they come in a cupping spoon pouch! Which is also a pencil case when you put pencils in it!

Just FYI, you can fit up to 20 Little Dippers and 25 Big Dippers in this pouch. I mean you don't have to but you could if you wanted to.

I hope you enjoy!



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Shipping from United States

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3-5 business days

Estimated shipping times

  • North America : 4 - 7 business days

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I gladly accept returns, exchanges, and cancellations

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Ship items back to me within: 7 days of delivery

Request a cancellation within: 1 hours of purchase

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