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2010 Winners: Sweden

Oh my goodness, the final night is here! We are at the most incredible location in all of Oslo—well, at least that is what I think, since I havent seen much of anything else around here. No, but seriously, this place is really effing awesome. And the whole Harry Potter theme is in full effect.

NORDIC BARISTA CUP 2010 RESULT

Teams could have scored as much as 299 points in the nine challenges with which they were presented.

WINNER: TEAM SWEDEN WITH 247.8 POINTS

Yay, Team Sweden!

#2 TEAM ICELAND WITH 234.4 POINTS

#3 TEAM FINLAND WITH 217.5 POINTS

#4 TEAM NORWAY WITH 200 POINTS

#5 TEAM DENMARK WITH 194.6 POINTS

Just so all you people out there in blogland know: we have had some serious difficulties with the internet during this event, but Zachary will be posting the videos soon, and I will be posting more from Day 3 as soon as I get back to Portland on Tuesday (and get some effing bandwidth).

Lots of love and holler for Team Sweden!

NORDIC ROASTER 2010 RESULT

Tim Wendelboe wins the Nordic Roaster--again!

In first place: Coffee #4, Tim Wendelboe

Mr. Tim Wendelboe!!!!! with 41 votes. This coffee was roasted by Tim and also Chris Tok. Cup characteristics include suble sweet somplexity and a smooth, plumy finish.

In second place: Coffee #7, Da Matteo

Da Matteo won second place with 24 votes, afforded due to the coffee’s floral, tea-like and sweet, subtle fruit notes. Cupper Oliver Brown of Mercanta noted a satsuma with blueberry coming through.

In third place: Coffee # 8, Solberg & Hansen

Solberg & Hansen steps up to the bar with a score of 21 votes! Sock it to ’em! This coffee was awarded for its bright, stewed plum flavor, and was noted for being bold in the mouth.

In 4th place: Coffee #6, Gourmet Coffee (13 votes)

In 5th place: Coffee #9, Has Bean

In 6th place: Coffee #2, Viva Cafe

In 7th as a tie: Coffee #4, Loftsberg Lila & Copa Con Oro

In 9th place: Coffee #10, Copenhagen Coffee Roaster

Sorry for the shameless, uh, promotion? Not really. But anyway, this is my Hedwig costume, which is surely not even one of tonight’s most creative… but hey, my mom and dad are reading this blog…

By the way: we’re really sorry that the blog hasn’t been updated more with photos and videos — they are coming soon! WE’ve just been having a small (read:huge) problem with bandwidth… but hey, we survive, and all will be up and reported in the next week. Just stay tuned…

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