Let’s Play Barista Magazine’s Humpday Giveaway! #56 (April 2, 2014 Edition)

Happy April, everybody! And welcome to the first Humpday Giveaway of the new issue of Barista Magazine! We have an awesome prize to offer up this week ”it is, in fact, pretty near and dear to our own heart because it’s a book all about Portland, Ore.’s coffee scene!

Will Hutchens' brand new book, "Caffeinated PDX" is the prize for this week's Humpday Giveaway!
Will Hutchens’ brand new book, “Caffeinated PDX” is the prize for this week’s Humpday Giveaway!

Industry veteran Will Hutchens has crafted an incredible story by interviewing the most influential coffee people in the city of Portland, and finding out from them why Portland’s coffee scene has been such an exciting phenomenon. The book, Caffeinated PDX, is now available for sale, at $21.99. Go to the website for more details. But one of you lucky players is going to win your very own copy!

Chapter titles in this manifesto include:

¢ Portland and Its Place in the Third Wave
¢ Stumptown and the Seismic Shift
¢ Billy Wilson: Star Barista and Pioneer of the Multiroaster Cafe
¢ Devin Chapman: Sitting Down With the Champ
¢ Wille Yli-Luoma: Carving New Trails at Heart Roasters

and even…
¢ Sarah Allen: Supporting Baristas Worldwide at Barista Magazine

Will Hutchens, a seasoned barista competition judge, interviewed all of Portland, Ore's most influential coffee people for his new book, "Caffeinated PDX."
Will Hutchens, a seasoned barista competition judge, interviewed all of Portland, Ore’s most influential coffee people for his new book, “Caffeinated PDX.”

Everyone in Portland’s coffee scene is in this book ”you’ll learn so much. Heck, we learned a ton of stuff we didn’t know about the magical Portland coffee scene!

So let’s start playing already, am I right? This week’s contest is open to anyone, anywhere in the world. So everyone, come play!

Before we get to the trivia question to which a correct answer will qualify you to win this awesome book, let’s run down the rules:

Humpday Giveaway Rules

”Answer the trivia question by referencing the  current issue of Barista Magazine. You can look at the whole issue for free online by going  HERE.

”Leave  your answer  plus your  FIRST and LAST names, as well as  your country of residence, in the blog comments section.

”Answers may be submitted between  7  a.m. PDT on Wednesday, April 2, 2014, through 6:59 a.m. PDT on Thursday, April 3, 2014.

”The names of those who submitted the correct answer will be entered into a drawing, and  Barista Magazine  will randomly select a name, which will be announced on Thursday, April 3, 2014 at 10 a.m. PDT right here on the  Barista Magazine  blog.

Now the big question:

Question: What was the name of the first cafe that Chris Baca worked at?

Think you know the answer? Then type it into the comments section below (along with your name and country of residence)!

Good luck, and thanks for playing Barista Magazine’s Humpday Giveaway!

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  1. Plantation Coffee in Modesto, CA.


    Martin Swobodzinski
    Minneapolis, MN (but moving to PDX soon…)

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