2017 U.S. Coffee Champs—Winners Announced!

After three days of intense competition, the 2017 U.S. Barista, Brewers Cup, Roaster, and Cup Tasters Champions are announced at Expo in Seattle

Photo by Nate Gwatney

United States Barista Championship

WINNER: Kyle Ramage, Mahlkönig USA
2nd place: Andrea Allen, Onyx Coffee Labs
3rd place: Talya Strader, Equator Coffees & Teas
4th place: Sam Lewontin, Everyman Espresso
5th place: Bethany Hargrove, Wrecking Ball Coffee
6th place: Josh Taves, Novo Coffee

United States Brewers Cup Championship

WINNER: Dylan Siemens, Onyx Coffee Labs
2nd place: Chelsey Walker-Watson, Slate Coffee
3rd place: Jacob White, Bird Rock Coffee
4th place: Jessica Rodriguez, Klatch Coffee
5th place: Tommy Kim, Andante Coffee
6th place: Michael Schroeder, Oddly Correct Coffee

United States Cup Tasters Championship

WINNER: Steve Cuevas, Black Oak Roasters
2nd place: Anderson Stockdale, Blacksmith
3rd place: Samuel Demisse, Keffa Coffee

United States Roaster Championship

WINNER: Mark Michaelson, Onyx Coffee Lab
2nd place: Tony Querio, Spyhouse Coffee
3rd place: Taylor Gresham, Evocation Coffee
4th place: Tim Maestas, Augie’s Coffeehouse
5th place: Chris Vigilante, Vigilante Coffee
6th place: Evan Inatome, Elixr Coffee


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