2015 Korean Aeropress Championship


Korean Aeropress Championship Returns…
The 2015 Korean Aeropress Championship on-line registration for competitor begins on December, 24th at 10:00 am. The KAC will be held at COFFEE LIBRE (Times Square, Yeongdeungpo, Seoul) on Saturady 7th and 8th of February.

The early details of the competitions will be announced on KAC website.
Official website www.koreanaeropresschampionship.com
Facebook www.facebook.com/koreanaeropess

Coffee roasted by Momos Coffee

Sponsored by: DesignCoffee, Vidastech Inc., PowerCall(Local distributor), Coffee Montage, Coffee Temple, Cafflano, 180 Coffee Roasters, Coffee Libre, El Cafe, TianjinBaozi, Maybell Bakery, Open Alley, New Wave Coffee Roasters, Cavehane, Namusairo Coffee Company, Greenmile Coffee, Steamers Coffee Factory, Told A Story Coffee Roaster, Peter’s Coffee, Cafe SOLUTION, Cafe101, ALIENS Coffee Roaster, COFFEE GRAFFITI, COFFEE RADIO, Cafe Gre, Koala Coffee, BLACKUP COFFEE, MONSTER ROASTERS COFFEE, Fritz Coffee Company, ALEGRIA coffee roasters, Caffe Themselves, H&N Corporation, MS Tech Co.,Ltd, molniya project, BAOK, Home Barista Club, CBSC

Media sponsored by: BLACK WATER ISSUE, PLANCCC, coffee t&i

대한민국 에어로프레스 국가대표 선발전

한국 에어로프레스 챔피언쉽
2015년 2월 7-8일 @커피리브레 영등포
The 2015 Korean Aeropress Championships will be held at Coffee Libre in Yeongdeungpo 7th – 8th February, 2015.

월드 에어로프레스 챔피언쉽
World Aeropress Championships
2015년 4월 9-12일 @시애틀
The 2015 World Aeropress Championships will be held during the SCAA & WBC in Seattle, USA between 9th – 12th April, 2015.

신청 : www.designcoffee.com
일시 : 2014년 12월 24일 오전 10시
인원 : 45명 선착순
자격 : 해외여행 결격사유가 없는 만19세 이상의 성인남녀
규정 : WAC 규정에 준하나 국내 실정에 맞게 조정
(자세한 규정은 참가 신청페이지에 공개)

2015 NSWAC Teaser Poster


The New South Wales Aeropress Championship at Paramount Coffee Project in Sydney on the 23rd January.

Competitor tickets on sale 2nd January – more details to come. Keep and eye on @AeropressComp on Twitter for updates…

2015 Japanese Aeropress Championship


Welcome to Competitor!!

いよいよ本日13時よりJapan Aeropress Championship 2015のエントリーを受付いたします。


☆募集期間12/18 13:00~1/10 23:59



スタッフ フグレン小島氏 VIVA COFFEE ビバさん
ステキOL さわこさん MANLY COFFEE 須永



For those of you who struggle with Japanese, here we have it again in English:

The 2015 Japanese Aeropress Championships will be held at TAKAMURA COFFEE ROASTERS 
on Saturday 14th of February from 1:30 PM. 
Registration for competitors is now open:
□ Coffee by Wataru & Co., Ltd
□ Roasted by Fuglen Tokyo
□ Head Judge :Kenji Kojima (Fuglen Tokyo)
□ Judges: Shuichi Sasaki(2014 World Aeropress Champion) 
                 Mieko Koike(World Siphonist Championship Judge)
                 Naohiro Kuriyama( TAKAMURA Wine & Coffee Roasters sommelier)
□ Poster by  Kyu Asaba
□ Hosted by  Fuglen Tokyo,VIVA COFEE,SAWAKO and MANLY COFFEE.
For more information, head to the Facebook page

Opening the floodgates on 2015.


While it seems like only yesterday we had the warm sands of Rimini beach between our toes, and the even warmer glow of a late summer sunburn crawling across our shoulders, it is indeed time to get moving on the 2015 World Aeropress Championship season.

And dating back to time immemorial (2009), our season begins with finding the willing, the able and the worthy to host National Aeropress Championship events, all across the globe. In 2014 we had around 35 National Champions make their way to sun and sand of Italy to compete for the world title, and for 2015 we want to see even more make their way to the rain and clouds of Seattle, vying for glory.

To register your interest in hosting an event, head to http://worldaeropresschampionship.com/host and let us know a little bit about what you’ve got in mind. We’re open to events the world over, but to get you started we’re looking for:

  • Argentina
  • Australia – Final
  • Australia – VIC Regional
  • Australia – NSW Regional
  • Australia – QLD Regional
  • Australia – SA Regional
  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Brazil
  • Canada
  • Chile
  • Colombia
  • Cyprus
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • Dominican Republic
  • Dubai/U.A.E.
  • Estonia
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Guatemala
  • Hong Kong
  • Hungary
  • Iceland
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Iran
  • Ireland
  • Israel
  • Italy
  • Japan
  • Korea
  • Laos
  • Latvia
  • Lithuania
  • Mexico
  • Malaysia
  • Montenegro
  • Netherlands
  • Northern Ireland
  • Norway
  • Panama
  • Peru
  • Philippines
  • Poland
  • Romania
  • Russia
  • Serbia
  • Scotland
  • Singapore
  • Slovakia
  • South Africa
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Taiwan
  • Thailand
  • Turkey
  • Ukraine
  • UK – Final
  • UK – Northern Regional
  • UK – Midlands Regional
  • UK – Southern Regional
  • USA – Final
  • USA – Eastern Regional
  • USA – Western Regional
  • Vietnam

2014 Malaysian AeroPress Championships


Baristas and home brewers gave it their all at the Malaysian National Aeropress Championship which took place at the Bee in Publika. The competition was an opportunity for baristas and home brewers to show off their skills and understand where they stood as professional coffee brewers.

Sixteen participants from all over the nation ranging from Penang to Johor participated in the event. Wan Amirul Haziq, 21 who lives in Subang Jaya was one of the participants at the competition. “I joined this competition because I know that coffee making is a form of art”, said the first time competitor. The competition consisted of four stages – qualifiers, quarter finals, semifinals and a final round, all of which each competitor was given eight minutes to prepare their coffee. “The competitors were required to bring their own equipment and coffee beans but it is up to the judges to decide the winning cup which has a perfectly balanced taste,” says Daniel Liew, Academic Director of Barista Guild Asia. One of the judges, Chiam Tow Jin, said that a balanced cup of coffee consists of equal levels of acidity, body, aroma and flavor.

Liew also said that the champion will be given a chance to show off their skills next year in April at the World Aeropress Championship which will be held in Seattle, USA. Barista Guild Asia started the Malaysian Aeropress Championship last year and it has been an annual event ever since. The organisation is a coffee training academy for those who have a strong passion for not only making but also consuming coffee. The championship was sponsored by Coffee: Nowhere, Auresso, MyEspresso and AeroPress.
- Julie TanKuala Lumpur (28 Sept 2014)

Congratulations to the top 3:

      1. Isaac Loh – The Brew Orchestra, Johor Bahru, Malaysia
      2. Joachim Leong – Spacebar Coffee, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
      3. Tan Keng Zhi – MyEspresso Cafe, Subang Jaya, Malaysia



CRACs Judges : Trevor, Laila & Caleb


Trevor Corlett – Madcap Coffee Co
“Trevor is CEO and co-founder of Madcap Coffee Company and is currently based at Madcap’s office in Washington, DC. He is also currently serving as the Past Chair of the Barista Guild of America, is a Specialty Coffee Association of America Specialized instructor, a subject matter expert in espresso for the SCAA, and an editorial advisor for Barista Magazine. Trevor has also been competing in barista competitions for a number of years having finished in the top 6 in a regional consecutively for the last 6 years. In 2011 he finished 4th and in the last two years has back to back 3rd place finishes at the United States Barista Championship. When not making coffee he can be found doing lego construction with his wife and three daughters.”

Laila Ghambari – Cherry Street Coffee House
Our reigning 2014 United States Barista Champion Laila is also the Director of Coffee for Cherry Street Coffee House in Seattle an Executive Council member for the Barista Guild of America and a Level 2 certified barista.

Caleb Nicholes – Kickapoo Coffee Roasters
For most of his life, Caleb has been a professional gourmand, including three years as an importer of boutique European wines and nine years as a coffee roaster. His work in the wine industry took him all over France, Italy, and Spain where he learned that “if you run fast enough, you don’t actually run with the bulls.” Caleb is married with three children and a co-owner of Kickapoo Coffee Roasters.


Aerocruz design square

Recovering from a heavy Halloween hangover? Happen to be in Santa Cruz? Love the Aeropress and want to taste some of the best coffees from Norway?

Then head to AeroCruz, a one day pop-up in Santa Cruz, California on Saturday, November 1st from 10am to 3pm.

The event was put together by Ingri M Johnsen (the 2nd place getter during the 2012 World Aeropress Championships) and with the help of Verve, Assembly and Chip Trudeau.

There will be coffee from the heavyweights; Tim Wendelboe, Kaffa, Solberg & Hansen, Supreme Roastworks and the new Norwegian Japanese supergroup, Fuglen.

It all sounds delicious.




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