2022 ASCA Australian Coffee Championships wrap up

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 competitions@aasca.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!