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Training Log by Hannes Fendrish - How expensive is it to compete?

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Green Coffee Selection for competition To me, one of the best things about competing are the quest to find the best green coffee. During my work almost every week we are coming across very unique green coffees and whenever I have something striking I ask myself if this could be a coffee to be used for Brewers Cup competition. Making a selection for a competition is influenced by multiple questions: Is this green coffee standing out on a cupping table? How does the coffee fit into the competition score sheet? Does this green coffee, respectively the producer, offer an interesting story that I want to support through my competition participation? Also financial and availability questions matter: Is this green coffee affordable...

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Training Log by Hannes Fendrish - What is your favorite Brew Method?

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What is your favorite Brew Method and why? Still, Hario v60 is my classic brewing method. I keep coming back to v60 since it’s the easiest brewing device to handle if you want consistent results. What do you recommend a Home Brewer should think about if they want to make competition quality coffee at Home? Certainly the water. Access to high-quality brewing water for Home Brewers is the most challenging aspect. Barista Hustle etc. did a great job in the last years to produce your own high-quality brewing water at home but still, you need a basic chemical understanding to do this at home. What's the best coffee you ever tried? Hard to say because there are so many interesting...

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