The 2018 US Coffee Championships Finals Schedule

The last day of competition is here! The 2018 U.S. Coffee Championships are coming to a close—here’s the schedule.

FROM STAFF REPORTS

Photos courtesy of the SCA

It’s the last day of the 2018 United States Coffee Championships. The road to competition ends today, as we find out who will win the title of the Barista, Brewers Cup, Cup Tasters, and Roasting competitions and represent the United States at the World Coffee Championships to be held later this year. Here’s the schedule of events for the final round:

(All times PST)

BARISTA COMPETITION: 

10:15 – Kay Cheon—Dune Coffee Roasters, Santa Barbara, Calif.
11:00 – David Castillo— Joe Coffee, New York, N.Y.
11:45 – T. Ben Fischer—Elixr Coffee Roasters, Philadelphia
12:30 – Andrea Allen—Onyx Coffee Lab, Springdale, Ark.
1:15 – Sam Neely—Switchback Coffee Roasters, Colorado Springs, Colo.
2:00 – Cole McBride–Independent, Seattle

BREWERS CUP:

10:00 – Kaley Gann—Messenger Coffee, Kansas City, Mo.
10:45 – Tyler Duncan—Topeca Coffee, Tulsa, Okla.
11:30 – Rebecca Woodard—George Howell, Boston
12:15 – Jennifer Hwang—Klatch Coffee Roasters, Rancho Cucamonga, Calif.
1:00 – Emmeline Wang—Equator Coffee, San Francisco
1:45 – Justin Goodhart—Sweet Bloom Coffee Roasters, Denver

U.S. CUP TASTERS:

The Final Heat – 9:35
Zayne Dietterick—Keffa Coffee, Baltimore
Ken Selby—Visions Espresso, Seattle
Tommy Tae U Kim—Barlog Coffee Roastery, Los Angeles

ROASTING COMPETITION:

10:00 – Mark Michaelson—Onyx Coffee Lab, Springdale, Ark.
10:07 – Hugh Morretta—La Colombe, Philadelphia
10:14 – Ian Picco—Topeca Coffee Roasters, Tulsa, Okla.
11:30 – Andrew Oberholzer—Joe Coffee Co., New York, N.Y.
11:37 – Evan Schubarth—Switchback Coffee Roasters, Colorado Springs, Colo.
11:44 – Eric Stone—Mudhouse Coffee Roasters, Charlottesville, Va.

Stay tuned to see who wins! We’re told results will come in around 3:30 PST!

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