What an incredible past week it’s been at the 2022 ASCA Australian Coffee Championships, with our amazing community coming together to celebrate and support the best of specialty coffee in Australia.
The country’s finest coffee talent converged on Melbourne’s Meat Market, pouring their hearts out in their respective championships, with every minute livestreamed from every angle imaginable for the world to see in 4K!
And none of it could have happened without our wonderful partners and sponsors, our world-class judges, and our tireless passionate volunteers.
Without further ado, here are your champions from the 2022 ASCA Australian Coffee Championships.
2022 Vitasoy Barista Championship
Title Partner – Vitasoy
Equipment Partner – Barista Attitude (Coffee Works Express)
Affiliate Partners – Victoria Arduino, BWT and Caffeto
First place – Anthony Douglas
Second place – Gabrel Tan
Third place – Angus Mackie
2022 De’Longhi Brewers Cup Championship
Title Partner – De’Longhi
Affiliate Partners – Barista Supplies, ACAIA, BWT, AMC Roastery Supplies, Marco Beverage Systems
First place – Harry Ko
Second place – Sasa Sestic
Third place – Hany Ezzat
Note: After a mistaken judging assessment, based on the misconception that used brewing devices accidentally had residue of additive substances, rankings for the 2022 De’Longhi Brewers Cup Championship have been updated as above. We apologise to Sasa Sestic, Hany Ezzat, Carlos Escobar and the Brewers Cup finalist competitors for any stress and confusion this may have caused. Questions can be directed to email@example.com
2022 Australian Cup Tasters Championship
Affiliate Partners – Minas Hill Coffee, Marco Beverage Systems, BWT
First place – Young Baek
Second place – Sinwu Nam
Third place – Karl Lee
2022 Australian Latte Art Championship
Supporting Partners – Riverina Fresh Milk, Sanremo Coffee Machines Australia
Affiliate Partners – Ancap (Casa Espresso), Victoria Arduino, BWT
First place – Amy Zhang
Second place – Ming Wan
Third place – Darcy Lillis-Jones
Congratulations to our newly crowned Australian champions and we wish them all the best in their preparations for the world stage.
Don’t forget, Melbourne will have the honour of hosting for the second time, the World Barista Championship and World Brewers Cup Championship next month at MICE (Melbourne International Coffee Expo), 27-30 August 2022. Good luck Anthony and Harry!