Danny Wilson of Ona Coffee wins Australian CIGS Championship

Danny Wilson of Ona Coffee is the 2018 Australian Coffee in Good Spirits Champion. Jay Lee and Chanho Hong, both of Normcore Coffee Roasters, placed second and third respectively.   “It’s super exciting to win,” Danny says, Senior Roaster at Ona Coffee. “I had the chance to go to Seoul, South Korea with Hugh Kelly assist in his WBC preparation last year, which was pretty inspiring, and now I get to represent Australia on the world stage. It’s amazing.” Danny has competed in the barista competitions for the past five years and placed sixth in the Australian Barista Championship finals in 2017.   He attempted the Australian Coffee in Good Spirits Championship (CIGS) four years ago, and was thrilled to hear of its return.
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Australian Coffee in Good Spirits Championship returns

The Australian Specialty Coffee Association has announced the national Coffee in Good Spirits (CIGS) championship will take place at the 2018 ASCA Symposium on 29 July. The event promotes innovative beverage recipes that showcase coffee and spirits in a competition format.
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