Announcement of Competitors for the 2023 UAE National Brewers Cup Championship

The Specialty Coffee Association in the United Arab Emirates has officially announced the list of contenders for the 2023 UAE National Brewers Cup Championship.

The event is scheduled to take place at the Abu Dhabi International Food Exhibition, hosted at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre, from November 27 to 29, 2023.

The association revealed the list of 16 participants on its official Instagram account, featuring individuals competing personally as well as those representing cafes or establishments. The list includes:

Mohammed Al-Omairi – Individual
Carlo Bernabe – Café Lama
Ibrahim Hamza Al-Malouhi – Espresso Lab
Jean Caboussat Espante – Behind the Cup LLC
Mariam Irin Benza – Cosmic Garden Coffee Roastery
Kevin Ndwati – Al Mukha 1450 Café
Frederic Pigeo – Archer Coffee
Samundra Kaycee – Refill Roastery
Boja Thabalia – Kranti Roasters LLC
Suleiman Ali – Coffee Trader
Jason Ray Gallenia – Taibeka
Ahmed Al-Kaitob – Grilled Story
Pratama Rahatulaga – EatX LLO
Mohammed Yodah – Espresso Coffee
Kimberlin Rose Cortes – Grandma’s Roastery
Frederick Adam Robin – Blacksmith Coffee Company

The association emphasized that attendance is free for coffee enthusiasts and competition lovers. Interested individuals should register on the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre website to obtain tickets for the Abu Dhabi International Food Exhibition.

The UAE National Brewers Cup Championship is a competition that focuses on the skill of brewing filter coffee. Competitors must prepare and serve three individual beverages for a panel of judges. The judges evaluate the beverages based on a variety of factors, including aroma, taste, balance, and cleanliness.

In related news, due to a low number of registered participants, the association has decided not to host the National Cezve/Ibrik Championship.


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