CQI Lecturers

Q Instructors

Joel Shuler - United States

Database profile

What Q Processing course(s) are you authorized to teach?

All courses

How long have you been in coffee?

20 years

Which countries have you taught in?

Brazil, China, Taiwan, Philippines, Myanmar, Thailand, Ethiopia, DRC, Italy, USA, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Costa Rica. 

What's your favorite coffee origin?

That's a tough one, depends on the coffee and my mood. 

What do you think are the benefits of taking the Q?

It helps ensure that we are all speaking a common languagein expressing our opinions about coffee quality. 

What languages do you speak?

Fluent English and Portuguese. Semi-fluent Spanish

What other activities do you do in the coffee industry?

I own two roasting companies in Austin, Texas: Little CityCoffee Roasters and Casa Brasil Coffees. I also work as a post-harvestprocessing and quality analysis consultant.