EXPENSIVE Coffee, WBC Champ, and WBC Champ

June 20, 2012 · Filed Under Auctions, Barista Competition 

I doubt that I could summarize it better than Oliver Strand, so I’ll just let him do it for you.
$500.50 a Pound for Coffee Beans - NYT (clicky)

Summary: El Injerto wins Guatemala CoE, fetching an astronomical price.

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Raul Rodas took the World Barista Competition trophy home to a major producing country for the first time.

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Matt Perger takes home the still under-rated World Brewers Cup to Australia.

I’d like to note, Andy Sprenger of Cermony Coffee in Annapolis, MD won a respectable 2nd place.  (go USA)

Jason Haeger (347 Posts)

Jason is utterly obsessed with coffee, and is the founder and editor of TX-Coffee.com. He is available for consulting and barista training at EspressoTrainer.com. He is also the founder and owner of AJ Coffee Company in Dallas, TX. His favorite brew method changes as often as his favorite coffee: daily. If you are interested in contributing to this website, he would love to hear from you!


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