Gwilym. Photo Cred: Sarah Allen

Our dear friend Meister just sat down with current World Barista Champion Gwilym Davies over at Serious Eats:

While he might seem at first blush like a kind of affable, quizzical art-history professor—he's been known to wear a jaunty tweed cap—Gwilym Davies is actually the most capably caffeinating man in London at the moment: He's just finishing up his year as the reigning World Barista Champion. (The 2010 winner will dethrone him at this year's international contest, which wraps June 25 in London. You can watch Davies's winning performance here.)

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