Tag Archives: NERBC

NERBC canceled indefinitely or something, and how that makes us stronger

This year has been a disorienting one for NERBC competitors. First, with relatively little notice, the SCAA announced the 2013 NorthEast Regional Barista Competition would be held nearly four months earlier in the competition cycle than last year – early … Continue reading

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our heroes find themselves sorting coffee : gross cupping ensues

So, here’s something I’ve been meaning to write about for a while. Several weeks ago, Daria and I came across Calen hand sorting his NERBC practice coffee in lovely Voltage. We joined in. The process was painstaking, but then also … Continue reading

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cappuccino? More like NERBC recap…puccino

Despite going to watch the NERBC last year, preparing with a really great trainer (thanks Soeder Pop), working on a 6 night a week training schedule with the best ever training partner (Daria!), feeling very comfortable with the rules of … Continue reading

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Journey to NERBC

Daria and I are finally on our way to New York for the NorthEast Regional Barista Competition. We decided to splurge on train tickets and cab fare (too much to carry by T / Chinatown bus). Daria instagrammed this picture … Continue reading

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