Meet your 2013 United States Barista Championship finalists! These 6 competitors – from six different cities across the USA, and representing 6 different roasters – will do battle on Sunday, April 13th starting at 12:15 EST. Follow @SprudgeLive on Twitter for play by play from Boston, and check out the livestream here.

Sprudge.com’s coverage of the 2013 USBC is made possible by direct support from Nuova Simonelli and Counter Culture Coffee. We’re proud to serve as your 2013 Digital Media Sponsors, and we look forward to carrying on with this coverage next month at the World Barista Championship in Melbourne, Australia.

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1. 12:15 Charles Babinski, G&B, Los Angeles – @charlesbabinski @gandbcoffee

2. 12:45 Pete Licata, Parisi Coffee, KCMO – @PeteLicata @ParisiCoffee

3. 1:15 Trevor Corlett, MadCap Coffee Roasters, Washington DC – @Tjorlet @madcapcoffee

4. 1:45 Charlie Habegger, Intelligentsia Coffee, Chicago – @brainofcharlie @intelligentsia

5. 2:15 Sam Lewontin, Everyman Espresso, NYC – @coffeeandbikes @everymanNY

6. 2:45 Nick Purvis, The French Press, Santa Barbara, CA – @nikpurvis @leFRENCHPRESS

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