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NI Aeropress Competition goes down a storm

The Bailies Coffee team had a truly fantastic time last night at the very first, and definitely not the last Northern Ireland Aeropress Championships. The event was held in Established Coffee in Belfast, and massive congratulations to them on the great hosting, and fabulous service I'm sure everyone received. As we may have mentioned, Bailies provided the freshly roasted coffee for the event, Tolima Gaitana from Colombia - and it was just as popular as we thought it might be. The competitors were pleased, and the those lucky enough to grab a free sample on the night will be too when they brew it up. For a very limited time there will be some 250g bags available on the site...

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NI Aeropress Championship 2015 - The Coffee

Bailies Coffee is delighted to be the official coffee sponsor for the inaugural NI Aeropress Championship taking place in Established on Thursday 19th March 2015 and we’ve chosen this very special coffee for the competition: Colombia Tolima Gaitana This is a washed speciality Arabica coffee from Gaitana cooperative in the Tolima region of Colombia. This coop is located around 1850 masl and cooperates with 50 small farmers in the neighbourhood. All coffee was hand-picked, pulped (also mostly by hand), dry fermented for 28 hours, washed and sun dried on patios protected by parabolic tents over 10 days. It consists mainly of Caturra varietal with a small percentage of Typica and Castillo, all growing on volcanic soils.  The cooperative itself if...

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Northern Ireland 2015 Aeropress Championship

  Take the plunge and join the 2015 Northern Ireland Aeropress Championship as a competitor The AeroPress Championship is a competition open to anyone who can brew a great cup of coffee using the AeroPress. It is open to anyone and everyone, all you need is to secure your place online, turn up on time with your AeroPress & brew! You could be 3 coffees away from winning a trip to Seattle, to represent Northern Ireland at the World AeroPress Championships. Full details below, any questions, tweet us @NIAeropressComp. It’s shaping up to be a great night. It’s free entry for spectators, there will be beer from Prohibition, pizza, as well as Sherryvallies DJ’s & we’ll be sure to squeeze...

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Coffee buffs flock to the Irish Aeropress Championships

Hipster heaven was to be found in Dublin 8 recently as coffee buffs from all over Ireland flocked to The Fumbally to partake in the Irish Aeropress Championships. Expert baristas mingled with aspiring amateurs at the event where 24 competitors battled it out for a chance to partake in the World Barista Championships to be held in Rimini, Italy later this year. A bustling crowd gathered to watch a series of intense heats, where coffee enthusiasts had eight minutes to brew the perfect cup of Joe before presenting it before a caffeined up judging panel. advertisement  “We have three judges and they each taste the brews prepared by the competitiors and on the count of three they all point to...

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