Let’s Play Barista Magazine’s Humpday Giveaway! #47 (January 29, 2014 Edition)

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Welcome to Wednesday, friends! Time’s moving by awfully quickly, especially for those of you stuck in a snow tundra in the very cold parts of the world. You know, like Russia and Brooklyn. Those folks down in Australia are having a summer right now—can you believe it? Maybe all that sunshine and fresh air is what made the wonderful folks at Pullman Coffee Tamper decide to be amazingly generous and contribute this week’s Humpday Giveaway prize!

Just look at these beautiful tampers by Pullman Coffee Tampers!

Just look at these beautiful tampers by Pullman Coffee Tamper!

Pullman Coffee Tampers—a division of Pullman Espresso Accessories—is an established and respected small wares company and roaster service outfit based in Adelaide, South Australia. Pullman is responsible for shipping all goods ordered through Things Coffee, and they’re known for their excellent work servicing Hottop Roasters. They’re currently working on a retail space, which is super exciting! The plan is to have it opened really soon—as in, April!

Pullman in Adelaide, South Australia, will be opening a retail location as soon as April!

Pullman in Adelaide, South Australia, will be opening a retail location as soon as April!

We were just thrilled when they told us they wanted to put up a gorgeous Pullman Tamper for this week’s Humpday Giveaway prize. This thing is valued at AU$200!

The winner will have his or her choice of the Barista tamper (see HERE for description) with either an Australian Red Jarrah Hardwood handle, or an Australian Oak Hardwood handle.

Pictured: The Australian

Pictured: The Australian Oak Hardwood handle tamper by Pullman. The winner of this week’s Humpday Giveaway can choose this tamper or the darker one, below.

Pictured: The Australian

Pictured: The Australian Red Jarrah Hardwood handle tamper by Pullman.

But that’s not all! The flat stainless steel base will be matched to a VST basket! The winner can choose the size of the basket: 15g, 18g, 20g, or 22g.

When we were in Australia for the World Barista Championship last year, we couldn't turn around without running into a barista using VST baskets. They swear by 'em down under!

When we were in Australia for the World Barista Championship last year, we couldn’t turn around without running into a barista using VST baskets. They swear by ‘em down under!

So are you psyched? Us, too! Let’s get to the game!

First, a quick review of the rules…

Humpday Giveaway Rules

—Answer the trivia question by referencing the current issue of Barista Magazine. You can look at the whole issue for free online by going HERE.

—Leave your answer plus your FIRST and LAST names, as well as your country of residence, in the blog comments section.

—Answers may be submitted between 7 a.m. PST on Wednesday, January 29, 2014, through 6:59 a.m. PST on Thursday, January 30, 2014.

—The names of those who submitted the correct answer will be entered into a drawing, and Barista Magazine will randomly select a name, which will be announced on Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 10 a.m. PST right here on the Barista Magazine blog.

Question: At the 2013 La Marzocco Out of the Box event in Milan, Italy, what did Piero Bambi say when he first saw the customized La Marzocco van modeled to look like the company’s original service van?

Think you know the answer? Then type it into the comments section below, along with your name and country of residence. You just may win the beautiful Pullman Tamper when we host the drawing tomorrow!

Good luck, and thanks for playing Barista Magazine’s Humpday Giveaway!

 

 

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