In this very special episode, correspondent Elizabeth Chai interviews top-ranking US Coffee Championships Nashville Qualifier Barista Competitor Sam Spillman of Dillanos Coffee Roasters.
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Winner: Onyx Coffee Lab (Rogers, AR)
Honoree: Dune Coffee (Santa Barbara, California)
Finalists: Dear Green Coffee Roasters (Glasgow, Scotland), Mother Tongue Coffee Roasters (Oakland, California), Hola Coffee (Madrid, ESP), YES PLZ WEEKLY (Los Angeles, California), Market Lane (Melbourne, AUS), Ditta Artigianale (Florence, IT).
Winner: Substance Cafe (Paris)
Honoree: Formative Coffee (London)
Finalists: Intelligentsia Coffee (Austin), Canary Coffee Bar (Milwaukee), The Coffee Movement (San Francisco), Prototype Coffee (Vancouver, BC), Wrecking Ball Coffee (Berkeley, CA), The Crown: Royal Coffee Lab & Tasting Room (Oakland).
Winner: 3FE (Dublin, Ireland)
Winner: La Marzocco KB90
Honoree: AeroPress Go by AeroPress
Winner: James Hoffmann on YouTube
Honoree: Chris Baca on YouTube
Finalists: Seattle Coffee Gear (YouTube), “Breaking The Crust” (Stumptown Coffee), “Wax & Gold” (Stumptown Coffee), “Coffee Farmers Hopeful For Their Dying Crops” (National Geographic), “Coffee” from SHOP: A Pop Opera by Jack Stauber (Adult Swim).
Honoree: Anonymous, Vancouver Coffee Snob
Finalists: Amanda Mull for “The Rise of Coffee Shaming” (The Atlantic), Jonathan Gagné (Coffee Ad Astra), Arielle Rebekah Gordon (Trans & Caffeinated), Brian Williams (Brian’s Coffee Spot), RJ Joseph (The Knockbox), Ashley Rodriguez (Boss Barista).
Winner: Juan Peña, Hacienda La Papaya (Ecuador)
Honoree: Damian Chavez (Honduras)
Finalists: Rosalba Cifuentes Tovia (Mexico), La Palma y El Tucan (Colombia), Long Miles Coffee Project (Burundi), Tesfaye Bekele (Ethiopia), Virgelina Perdomo (Colombia), Don Fabio Caballero (Honduras).
Winner: Standart (Slovakia)
Honoree: Roast Magazine (USA)
Finalists: Camber Coffee Artists Series (Bellingham, WA), Fjord Coffee Roasters (Berlin, Germany), Intelligentsia Coffee (Chicago, IL), Joe Coffee (New York City, NY), Talormade Coffee (Oslo, Norway), YEZ PLZ WEEKLY (Los Angeles, CA).
Winner: Cat & Cloud
Honoree: Boss Barista
Honoree: Coffee At Large
Finalists: Alice Wong of Disability Visibility Project, Chris McAuley of Getchusomegear, Peter Giuliano of Coffee Science Foundation and SCA, T. Ben Fischer of Glitter Cat Barista Boot Camp, Virginia Bauman of Cuties and Go Get Em Tiger, Margaret Nyamumbo of Kahawa 1893.
The 11h Annual Sprudgie Awards are presented by Pacific Barista Series.
See all past winners of the Sprudgie Awards.