Let’s Play Barista Magazine’s Humpday Giveaway! #62 (May 14, 2014 Edition)

Welcome to this week’s Humpday Giveaway! It’s another Wednesday (at least here in Portland, Oregon, it still is anyway), and we’ve got another great prize up for grabs. Actually it’s  a book all about our hometown’s awesome  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.”

It’s a terrific book, and we’ve learned a lot about our own town from it. Will talked to loads of people and found some interesting stories that are sure to enlighten and entertain!

So let’s start playing! 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, May 14, 2014, through 6:59 a.m. PDT on Thursday, May 15, 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, May 15, 2014 at 10 a.m. PDT right here on the  Barista Magazine  blog.

Now the big question:

Question: What does Michael Butterworth, barista and trainer at Quills Coffee, use to get coffee stains out of his clothes?

Think you know the answer? Then type it into the comments section below (along with your name and country of residence)! And you’ll have a shot at winning this week’s prize!


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


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  1. The answer is “Cafiza”.

    However, you guys linked the wrong issue; you linked to the Feb./Mar. issue when the most current issue (and where the answer can be found) is Apr./May.

    Apr./May issue link here:
    The issue with Jared and Chris (TRUBACA) on it.

    Joaquin Garcia

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