And so we meet again, my dear arch-frenemy. You may have got the better of me last year, no doubt through some sort of underhanded dealings the likes of which I have yet to figure out, but this year, this year is gonna be my year.
Back for a fourth year, Flight of Fancy is the ultimate home cupping competition. Like with previous years, each box set comes with four bags of coffee from unknown origins that tasters must figure out in order to be declared the winner. But this year, Populace has included a Guess Who?-style game to help aid in deciphering the origins. Each bag of coffee corresponds to a row on the game board, each row containing six potential origins for the coffee in question.
All you have to do is pick the right origins (and be the first to submit the correct answers on December 15th and post a photo of your game board to Instagram using the hashtag #☕FOF2017) and you could be the owner of a brand new La Marzocco Linea Mini!
Other prizes include a Baratza Sette 270 grinder for the second fastest entry to get all four correct, two tickets to Disney World or Disneyland for Best Dopplegänger (best photo of someone who looks like one of the people on the game board), and “golden ticket” prizes that include a six-moth subscription to Angels’ Cup, an Acaia scale, or a Fellow Stagg EKG electric kettle.
The coffees will ship some time between the fourth and eighth of December. For more information or to order a Flight of Fancy box set, visit Populace Coffee’s official website. Or just sit this one out. This year is my year I can just feel it. I will not be denied.
*all media via Populace Coffee