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The 2016 World Brewers Cup Champion is Japan!

2016 WORLD BREWERS CUP CHAMPIONSHIP RESULTS! 6th place: Odd-Steinar Tøllefsen, Norway 5th place: Todd Goldsworthy, USA 4th place: Benny Wong, Hong Kong 3rd place: Chad Wang, Taiwan 4th place: Mikaela Wallgren, Finland WINNER: TETSU KASUYA, JAPAN

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2016 WBC Finalist #5: Ben Put, Canada

Ben Put of Canada has taken the international coffee competition circuit by storm since he appeared on the scene a few years ago. Interestingly, his business partner, Jeremy Ho, with whom he owns Monogram Coffee in Calgary, was the Barista Champion of Canada in 2013. And Ben himself is virtually … Read more →

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2016 WBC Finalist #6: Berg Wu, Taiwan

Berg Wu studied electrical engineering in university, which might give the impression that he’s intense and nerdy. Well, he is intense and nerdy when it comes to coffee, but he is such a warm, friendly person. There’s a happy, kind softness to him. Berg is back to the WBC for … Read more →

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2016 WBC Finalist #4: Lem Butler, USA

Lem Butler is among the most beloved and respected coffee professionals in the United States. We are beyond thrilled that the international coffee community is now getting a chance to see his special brand of coffee magic, as well as his charming, authentic, kind demeanor. Lem is one of the … Read more →

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2016 WBC Finalist #2: Yoshikazu Iwase, Japan

We’re thrilled to see Yoshikazu Iwase back on the WBC stage this year. The two-time Japanese Barista Champion placed seventh at the 2015 World Barista Championship in Seattle, which was frankly devastating for him. He was so upset, in fact, that it almost stopped him from competing again. But rather … Read more →

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2016 WBC Finalist #1: Charlotte Malaval, France

What to say about the lovely Charlotte Malaval, Barista Champion of France? I first met her in 2014 at the French Barista Championship in Paris, where she came out of nowhere to take first place in a country that was quickly distinguishing itself as a powerhouse in coffee competitions (Victor … Read more →

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All the Parties in Dublin this Week!

Details on all the after-hours events taking place in Dublin during the World of Coffee, World Barista Championship, and World Brewers Cup! We’ve done a lot of digging to find out about all the awesome parties taking place during the next week of coffee excitement in Dublin, Ireland. Here’s the … Read more →

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Meet the 2016 World Barista Championship Competitors, Part 2

The 2016 National Barista Champions are headed for Ireland and the World Barista Championship, which begins on Wednesday There will be 61 countries represented at the 2016 World Barista Championship (WBC) in Dublin, Ireland, starting Wednesday. Here, meet the champions from Japan through Zambia. We posted photos of the champions … Read more →

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Meet the 2016 World Barista Championship Competitors, Part 1

The 2016 National Barista Champions are headed for Ireland and the World Barista Championship, which begins on Wednesday There will be 61 countries represented at the 2016 World Barista Championship (WBC) in Dublin, Ireland, starting Wednesday. Here, meet the champions from Austria through Italy. We’ll post photos of the champions from … Read more →

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