Please enjoy these curated live-tweets, pics, and videos from the first day of SERBC in Atlanta. Our presence here this weekend was made possible by Curtis, whose Gold Cup brewer will be providing samples of all the coffees used by this year’s Brewers Cup competitors. It’s our pleasure to serve the barista community by covering these events – you inspire us.
1:47 @josh_bonanno serves the judges cheese!
1:58 @bluebarista michael harwood serves pacamara cappuccinos with north carolina milk…there’s a kind of gentle southern serenity to his routine
@bluebarista so intentional with the judges: “i’m transitioning into espresso now so have a sip of water if you haven’t had a chance
2:16 beautiful country table set-up for steph caronna of la farm bakery – lovely water pitcher… competes using @counter_culture
3:11 for six months as a barista,
@coupercox that’s a damn good routine man
3:19 toffee, bright black cherry, “beautiful” sweetness, mellow finish- “like surfing…just hit the wave and ride out” –
@drinkmud a jamie moyer-esque, greg maddux-like, solid performance – not flashy, but you look up and he’s given you 7 solid innings.
4:15 best opening of the day: “coffee is as complex as the humans who consume it.” – lindsey kiser,
4:30 lindsey kiser of
@peregrinedc calls time at 15:03 – another standout routine from day one
4:45 evan leihy’s sig drink: apple, mint, juniper – muddled – table flexing, moved his boston to the corner – then dry steamed honey milk
4:55 trevor competes using
@madcapcoffee‘s third coast blend espresso
5:00 “if you can, enjoy the espresso in three sips – you won’t regret it.” -trevor corlett of
5:08 trevor corlett
@madcap calls time at 15 flat – pulls a total of 16 shots in the routine
5:50 FINAL COMPETITOR NOW – oh my god soon we can leave you alone – zach neuman (zoneuman) from
@cafehelios, raleigh NC
6:06 final competitor calls TIME – @zoneuman clocks out at 15:25 – announcements coming soon (gianni is in place, this is proof)