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Meet The 2015 Hong Kong Coffee Champions

via hkcec.com It's barista competition season again, folks! There may have been only three short months since the 2014 World Barista Championships in Rimini, Italy, but national competitions are already revving up, ahead of the 2015 WBC happening in Seattle. One of the first national competitions of the year was the 2015 Hong Kong Coffee Championships, which occurred…

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2014 World Latte Art Championship Finals

Last week, the 2014 World Latte Art Championship pit champion baristas from 32 nations against each other to see who could create the most beautiful, engaging latte art creations, using both free pour and etching techniques. From those 32 competitors, six finalists advanced to compete in the finals at the 2014 Melbourne International Coffee Expo. The final field had an impressive array of…

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2014 World Aeropress Championship

The 2014 World Aeropress Championship  went down last week in Rimini, Italy, during the global coffee hubbub of the World Barista Championship. The event happened at the Turquoise Beach Club, with the warm sand and flowing drinks lending an appropriately festive air to the culminating event of a raucous, freewheeling year of national Aeropress championships. Competitive coffee…

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Christian Ullrich, 2014 World Latte Art Champion

The 2014 World Latte Art Championship pits champion baristas from 32 nations against each other to see who can create the most beautiful, engaging latte art creations, using both free pour and etching techniques. From those 32 competitors, six finalists advanced to compete on Finals Sunday at the 2014 Melbourne International Coffee Expo. From those six, Christian Ullrich from Germany emerged…

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2014 United Kingdom Barista Competition Semi-Finals

Welcome to our recap coverage from Semi-Final Saturday at the 2014 United Kingdom Barista Championship. It is our pleasure and privilege to serve as official media partners here at the UKBC in association with the Speciality Coffee Association of Europe--UK Chapter. We're reporting to you live from London.  Our coverage here in London is made possible by direct support…

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