Using Cropster Cup (Cropster Cup 101)

This manual shows you how to use the cupping app Cropster Cup.

Important notification

  • Android:
    Cropster Cup is no longer available via Google Play Store for download (from 2023-05-01 onwards).
    If you have downloaded the app from Google Play Store before 2023-05-01, the app will remain functional. 
  • iOS:
    Cropster Cup app will remain available via the App Store until further notice. 

We recommend to use the web-app version of Cropster Cup via to not miss any important updates.

The current version of the web-application does not run offline, but we will add that functionality in the near future. 

Cupping sheets

Cropster Cup has a wide array of forms available for you to log your information.

Quick Cup Basic

available on all plans

Production Cupping - 3CAT

available on all Lab plans and on Roast Foundation and higher tiers 

SCAA 2015 (Cup ready)

available on all Lab plans and on Roast Foundation and higher tiers 

If the available sheets do not match your needs, contact We would be happy to create a custom cupping sheet for you.

Accessing Cropster Cup

Cropster Cup is available as web-app via

  1. Open the browser on your mobile device and go to
  2. Login using your Cropster credentials. 
  3. If no groups are loaded, click the Reload button to initiate the account sync.
  4. If you are member of one group, you will enter the group automatically. If you are member of more than one group, you will have to select the group you would like to cup for.

If your are not forwarded to your account after pressing the reload button, please get in touch with your account administrator and check if your user has the "Use Cropster Cup" permissions assigned. 

To quickly access Cropster Cup moving forward, you can add a shortcut to your home screen

Cupping sessions

After entering the group you will be forwarded to your dashboard. If there are any open cupping sessions, they will immediately appear under the Open sessions tab (up to 25 sessions). Once you have completed a cupping session, you can switch to the Completed sessions tab to review your results. Completed sessions will disappear after 30 days from the cupping app.

Creating a session 

You can either create and schedule a cupping session via the online platform and sync it to Cropster Cup or you can create a session from within the web-app directly.

Some advanced features are available on Cropster Lab and Cropster Roast Professional and higher tiers. Advanced session features are indicated with a * below.

  1. To create a new session within the web-app, tap the + Plus icon at the top or the Create session button on the dashboard (when there is no open session).
  2. Enter the session's details:
    • Name: Give your session a name so it's easier to find.
    • Sheet*: Select a cupping sheet you want to use.
    • Lab: Track samples across multiple labs.
    • Setting*: Choose between Blind and Non-blind.
      • Label*: For blind cuppings, choose between alphabetical (A, B, C), numerical (1, 2, 3) or three-letter (ABC, DEF, GHI) labels.
    • Samples: Search and add lots. All SG-, PG-, SR- and PR-lots used within the last 6 months are available for cupping. 
  3. Once you have finished the setup, tap Start cupping to enter the session. 
  4. If you are not yet ready to cup, tap  Back to get to the dashboard and enter the session at a later point.  

Entering Scores

Enter a session you are about to cup.

  1. Search for the lot you would like to enter a cupping score for. 
  2. Tap the category you would like to score to open the input-modal and select the score.
  3. You can enter descriptors by tapping on the Add descriptors button start typing. Select a predefined descriptor or add a new custom descriptor
    Note: Custom descriptors have a character limit allowing up to 80 characters. Custom descriptor exceeding the limit will prevent the data from being synchronized to your account.
  4. By tapping on a logged descriptor you can add Intensity and/or mark your descriptor as Negative/Positive.
  5. You can review your results at any time by tapping the Review button top right. Click  Back to get back to your input screen. 
  6. Once you are happy with the result, click Submit to sync your scores with the cloud. 
    Note: No changes can be made from Cropster Cup after the session has been submitted. If any changes need to be applied after the session has been submitted, this can be done via the online platform

Completed sessions 

After the scores have been submitted, the session will move to the Completed tab and will be available for review for 30 days. After 30 days, the session will be wiped from Cropster Cup. You are still able to review the session in under Quality > Cupping sessions. 

To review a submitted session in Cropster Cup: 

  1. Switch to the Completed sessions tab. 
  2. Look for the session you would like to review. 
  3. Click Review session to view your scores.
  4. Scroll down to the Other submitted sessions section to see sessions you have submitted from a different device or from the online platform within the last 30 days.
    Note: Results for these sessions can only be reviewed online. 

If you log out of the Cropster Cup app, the session data from the completed sessions is wiped out and reloaded from our server. You will be able to see the completed sessions below the Other submitted sessions, though we do not load the details of the submitted session for review.

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You are now ready to use Cropster Cup!

Thanks for being a Cropster customer! If you have feedback, questions, or concerns, please feel free to reach out by submitting a support ticket directly from

We design and make alterations to our software based on user feedback so we look forward to seeing what you have to say!