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Throwdown, Atlanta.

Lucky for me, my trip to Atlanta for the SCAA planning committee meeting allowed me to arrive on the same evening as the Thursday Night Throwdown at Octane Coffee in Atlanta. I raced the rental car straight to the event, grabbed a beer and found myself surrounded by friends and acquaintances from the coffee industry. Read more

Andy Lee Throws Down!

Here is the winning pour from Andy Lee (Atlanta Production/Dancing Goats Coffee Bar barista) who won the Latte Art Throwdown at Octane Coffee Bar & Lounge in Atlanta last Thursday. He took home the pot along with an iPod shuffle. Not a bad night for our Andy. The Thursday Night Throwdown is a monthly feature Read more

Throwdown Results

[kml_flashembed movie="http://www.dancinggoatsblog.com/wp-content/themes/cutline-3-column-split-11/slideShow/slideshow.swf" height="332" width="589" base="." /] The Latte Art Throwdown last Thursday was a fun and fairly quiet affair. We had nine participants in total – five from B&B, and four visiting baristas from Olympia Coffee Roasters. Judges were Terry Z of Oly Roasters and our own Michael Elvin, both of whom bantered with the Read more

Latte Art Throwdown

What? Watch awesome barista skills in a free-pour latte art competition. When? Thursday June 5th, 8-10pm. Where? Dancing Goats Espresso Bar, 111 Market St. NE, Olympia WA. Details: Everyone is welcome! Entry is free to watch. The competition itself is open to all coffee people – if you are a barista and think you’re up Read more