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The Big Western – Schedule of Events

Posted on: December 12th, 2013 by Israel Serna

2014 Big Western Brewers Cup Schedule 2014 Big Western Barista Schedule Thursday, February 20 11:00am – 5:00pm Big Western Event Judges Calibration Workshop Held at Wilbur Curtis Co. 6913 Acco St., Montebello, CA 90640 Friday, February 21 10:30am – 5:00pm NW Barista & SW Barista Competition: Day One 11:00am – 1:30pm South West Brewers Cup:

Barista Competition

Posted on: October 23rd, 2013 by Wes Buckwalter

The regional coffee competitions include performances from professional baristas over a 3-day event. In a 15-minute presentation, competitors prepare and serve three courses of espresso based beverages to a panel of four sensory judges, two technical judges and one head judge. Competitors strive for a harmonious balance of sweetness, bitterness, acidity, and aromatics. A signature

US Brewers Cup

Posted on: October 19th, 2013 by nick

The US Brewers Cup brought to you by Bonavita® The US Brewers Cup recognizes and celebrates the art of manual coffee brewing. At the Regional competition, all competitors are firstly judged in a tasting round in which they all brew the same coffee for a panel of judges who will score based on taste alone.

US Latte Art Championship

Posted on: October 18th, 2013 by nick

The US Latte Art Championship brings together artistic baristas from across the country to create championship quality lattes for 2 visual judges, 1 head judge, and 1 technical judge. In Round 1 competitors will make 2 free pour lattes and 2 designer lattes on stage for their judges in a 6 minute presentation as well

US Cup Tasters Championship

Posted on: October 17th, 2013 by nick

Road to the World Cup Tasters Championship Different taste preferences are found in coffee cultures around the world, and the US Cup Tasters Championship does not ask contestants to judge or evaluate coffee for these preferences. Instead, the competition challenges competitors to test their sensory skills by discerning taste differences in a “triangulation.” Tasters receive

Roasters Choice

Posted on: October 16th, 2013 by nick

The annual Roasters Choice Competition is held in conjunction with the SCAA Event and is designed to highlight the art and craft of coffee roasting. To compete in the challenge, members of the Roasters Guild must submit roasted coffee that they have chosen to represent and highlight their roasting skills. Selected in advance of the

Brewers Cup

Posted on: October 13th, 2013 by Wes Buckwalter

The US Brewers Cup Championship The United States Brewers Cup is an exciting competition that highlights and celebrates the fine art of manual brewing. Competitors are judged in two rounds by skilled coffee tasters. The first round is a blind tasting, the competitors all brew the same coffee on their chosen manual deceives. Those who


Posted on: October 13th, 2013 by nick


Posted on: September 24th, 2013 by nick

Join us in Seattle, WA,  for 3 days of coffee competitions featuring top coffee professionals from throughout the nation compete battle it out for the U.S. Championship titles. The stakes are high, which means that competitors train months in advance of competing by taking great care in selecting their coffees, brewing devices, music selection and