And Our Humpday Giveaway Winner Is…

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Wow, you guys are a bunch of smartypants baristas! Just about everyone got this one right! Should we make the questions tougher? We just want you to keep having fun and also reading Barista Magazine. We love hosting our Humpday Giveaway contest for you, and we totes appreciate that you all seem to be having fun, too!

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We are here in Boston for the annual SCAA show and the United States Barista Championship, the U.S. Brewers Cup, the Latte Art Exhibition, the Cup Tasters’ Championship, and much, much more! But BMag’s Humpday Giveaway stops for no coffee event! We are here to play trivia with you every Wednesday, and give out awesome prizes from our amazing sponsors and advertisers!

Let’s give it up for PRIMA once again for providing this week’s terrific Humpday Giveaway prize: a baby Clever Dripper and a box of appropriately sized Melitta filters! Thanks, Prima! We think you’re great!

Thanks for this cool prize, Prima: A box of Melitta filters and a brand new baby Clever! It's adorable!

Thanks for this cool prize, Prima: A box of Melitta filters and a brand new baby Clever! It’s adorable!

Usually we type up all your names, cut them up, and put them in a hat to draw a winning name. Today, however, we’re printer-challenged, so I wrote all your names out longhand.

 

Some of the many, many slips of paper with the names of those of you with the correct answer, getting ready for the drawing...

Some of the many, many slips of paper with the names of those of you with the correct answer, getting ready for the drawing…

So without further ado…

QUESTION: What is the name of the rust resistant variety of coffee created by Cenicafe Colombia’s coffee research center?

Answer: Castillo

We really love that so many of you are educated and aware of these disease issues happening at source. It’s a terrible plague, this coffee-leaf rust, but at least we’re staying informed and trying to find solutions…

OK, so now for the drawing of one of the names of you folks who got the answer right….

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I’ll just reach into this hotel coffee mug, and…

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Congratulations Stephen Wilson! You’re this week’s BMag Humpday Giveaway winner! Please email me at sarah@baristamagazine.com with your mailing address, and we’ll ship this awesome prize from Prima out to you! Note though that we won’t ship til we’re back in Barista Mag HQ on Tuesday.

Thanks again to all of you for playing, and please come back next week for another round of Humpday Giveaway!

 

About the Author

Sarah

Sarah Allen is co-founder and editor of Barista Magazine, the international trade magazine for coffee professionals. A passionate advocate for baristas, quality, and the coffee community, Sarah has traveled widely to research stories, interact with readers, and present on a variety of topics affecting specialty coffee. She also loves animals, swimming, ice cream, and living in Portland, Oregon.