Northwest Cup Tasters League Event on Thursday

Hey, all y’all cup tasters out there: Are you ready to taste some coffees? And do you happen to be within driving distance to Seattle? If you answered yes and yes, then you’ve got an awesome night in store for you tomorrow — Thursday — at El Diablo Coffee Co., 1811 Queen Anne Ave. North, in Seattle, when the latest Northwest Cup Tasters League event kicks off at 7 p.m. sharp.

The Northwest Cup Tasters League action went down most recently at Morsel in Seattle in November. Tomorrow's installment at El Diablo is set to be just as fierce!
The Northwest Cup Tasters League action went down most recently at Morsel in Seattle in November. Tomorrow’s installment at El Diablo is set to be just as fierce!

Barista Magazine is super honored to be a part of the Northwest Cup Tasters League and support the efforts of the awesome coffee professionals who turn out to test their palates and learn from one another at these super fun events. Big ups to David Yake of Tony’s Coffee for spearheading organization of the events, too!

Sam Brand proudly displays the custom engraved cupping spoon she won for her top scores in the last Northwest Cup Tasters League event. Who will be the victor tomorrow?
Sam Brandvein proudly displays the custom engraved cupping spoon she won for her top scores in the last Northwest Cup Tasters League event. Who will be the victor tomorrow?

A whopping 16 tasters will go head-to-head tomorrow at El Diablo. Want to be one of them? Then show up early with your $5 buy-in in hand. Sign up is on a first come, first served basis.

Sam cups like the pro she is.
Sam cups like the pro she is. And check out the intensity Laila’s watching her with!

El Diablo is providing empanadas and beer, too ”how generous and nice is that? And competitors can look forward to great prizes from Bonavita, including immersion droppers and a variable temperature kettle, and W. Wright Silver Co., who will provide the winner with a custom engraved cupping spoon.

The last Northwest Cup Tasters League competition was held at Morsel last November, and it was super fun. Tomorrow’s event is sure to be just as rad!

Here’s the Facebook event page with all the info. Can’t wait to see what shakes down!

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