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Food & Bev 2016 - Brewers Cup

Trade shows are a part of life here at Bailies Coffee - its great for us to spread the word, and more importantly spread the taste of our coffees to people who may not have tried them. We recently attended Food & Bev in Dublin, which was also the host of the 2016 Brewers Cup and Barista Championship. This year we had 2 of our own staff taking part in the Brewers section - Jonathan Parks and Stephen Houston. They were getting in some pre-competition practice on our stand in the image below. There was stiff competition from former winners, but everyone enjoyed the day, the brewing, and the coffee. Our guys were brewing with a very special Panama geisha...

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More Gold Stars for Excellence

We like to excel at Bailies Coffee, and pride ourselves on the coffee we produce day in day out for our customers. So we are always pleased when our coffee gets recognised for its merits with others. At the recent Great Taste Awards 2014 we again took home several stars, another 5 to be exact, which takes our staggering total of gold stars from the great taste awards to 32!! A few of the gang couldn't help but celebrate in the roastery, and why not. It feels good to win. We would also like to congratulate all the other local artisan Food NI companies who bagged awards  #supportlocal #betterfresher

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Dublin Tea & Coffee Festival

If your going to The Dublin Coffee & Tea Festival this year make sure to say hello at our pop up coffee bar where we will be serving up our award winning freshly roasted espresso. We have also taken a smaller stand in The Roasters Village. Here we will cup some of the most beautiful single estate coffees the world has to offer! Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased from the Dublin Coffee & Tea Festival Website: https://ti.to/dublincoffeefestival/2014 See you there

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2014 World Barista Championship Winner

Hidenori Izaki from Japan has won the 2014 World Barista Championship (WBC). Hidenori won the final round of the WBC, which took place on 12 June in Rimini, Italy at World of Coffee (WOC) as part of the Specialty Coffee Association of Europe's annual coffee event. Kapo Chiu of Hong Kong won second place, Christos Loukakis of Greece won third place, Craig Simon of Australia won fourth place, Maxwell Colonna-Dashwood of the United Kingdom won fifth place, and William Hernandez of El Salvador won sixth place. In other world championship news, Stefanos Domatiotis from Greece has been crowned the 2014 World Brewers Cup Champion (WBRC). Rubens Gardelli of Italy won second place, Asli Yaman of Turkey won third place, Odd-Steinar...

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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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