By Sarah Allen (Just so you know… I’m posting tons more photos over at Barista Magazine’s Facebook page… check ’em out!)
All the teams got up on stage with Jay and David this morning before our first lecture. The occasion? Well, to be applauded for being here, of course.
After a long, wonderful and super educational day at the Nordic Roaster, the event wrapped simultaneously with the beginning of the Nordic Barista Cup,
By Sarah Allen Beginning at 7:30 a.m. this morning, attendees to the Nordic Barista Cup began to arrive to the Spikerboks, which is the awesome facility where this event is being held.
(Before I begin this post, I’d like to add a clarification from George Howell about my write up on his lecture this morning:
I feel very smart right now, thanks to George Howell. I think we all do—his lecture on processing methods this morning was just fascinating.
Yes, welcome! Oslo, Norway, couldn’t be more beautiful—plenty of sunshne, and leafy trees all turning colors as fall approaches.
This year we have gathered the most exquisite team to cover the event itself.
Paul Songer began his career in the specialty coffee business at Allegro Coffee Company 25 years ago, repairing and installing espresso machines.