Nordic Barista Cup

What You do for the Money!

Ok, so when you have a competition where the only rule is there are no rules, it’s true it can be a little difficult to tell who wins. What’s happened in the past is the judges retire to a room somewhere where they go over all of their scoresheets from … Read more →

Volunteer Power!

In an effort to involve baristas from around the world, Nordic Barista Cup organizers offer a unique opportunity to be a part of this amazing event to coffee lovers willing to work: volunteer to help with set up, running, managing, and multi-tasking, and in exchange you get to attend the … Read more →

Building the NBC

Ok, so the weather here in Gothenburg has begun to change. The locals say tonight it switches from Summer to Winter. No Autumn this year. They say it should be 1 Celsius tonight. That’s pretty chilly even for those of us who don’t use the metric system. But the weather … Read more →

Welcome to Gothenburg!

We’ve arrived in Gothenburg and checked in to our hotel. Already run into Jens Norgaard of Café Europa and one of the organizers of the event and David Latourelle from Clover. We’ll be popping over to see the competition site in just a minute. This town is very cool. It’s … Read more →

Sweden, here we come!

Ken and I are busily readying to leave for the airport in an hour. We arrive in Gothenburg Tuesday afternoon, Swedish time (what does that mean exactly?). Beginning Wednesday, we will be at work with the TV crew and Nordic Barista Cup organizers prepping for the most high-tech coverage of … Read more →

Countdown By M'Lissa

M’Lissa Muckerman, barista goddess at Octane in the ATL, sent the cutest thing ever to me and Ken today. See, M’Lissa and her man, Chris Owens, are once again headed to the Nordic Barista Cup next month, as are Ken and I, and we are all SO excited about it. … Read more →

Nordic Barista Cup – Unleashed!

Ever wanted to know what really goes on at the Nordic Barista Cup? Sure, you may have checked our Sarah’s and my live blogging of the event last year, something we’re doing again this year, where we write about the activities and post amusing, artistic and embarrassing pictures. And we … Read more →

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