Archive for January, 2009

2009 SERBC in Atlanta

We are excited to announce that Batdorf & Bronson Coffee Roasters will be co-sponsoring the 2009 Southeast Regional Barista Competition in Atlanta, Georgia February 13th – 15th.  Batdorf & Bronson will also have two judges in this years event, Margaret (Training and Education) and Chandler (Production and Training).  Read more about this event here.

Notes from the cupping table

The Central American coffees we are currently enjoying include Costa Rica La Minita del Sol, exquisitely balanced with its trademark flavors of rich sweet maple

NWRBC 2009 – Tacoma

Heather and me at the judges table. Photo courtesy of Dave White NWRBC 2009 – Tacoma My first time participating in (or even seeing) a barista competition in person was a whirlwind tour of the espresso world, full of introductions to industry folks who up until last weekend I had only heard of or read Read more