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Coffee Buzz Words

Ever wonder what coffee buzz words like "ristretto" and "Clover" mean, anyway? Here, a guide to basic java terminology.
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Cupping

The formal tasting method used to judge a coffee's quality. During cupping, freshly roasted grounds are mixed in a cup with hot water. After three to four minutes, it's sniffed, then slurped, and evaluated for balance, flavor, body and acidity.

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