ASCA announces 2019 Monin Australian Coffee in Good Spirits Championship

The Australian Specialty Coffee Association (ASCA) 2019 Monin Australian Coffee in Good Spirits (CIGS) Championship will be held at Manly Spirits Co in New South Wales on 2 May. CIGS promotes innovative beverage recipes that showcase coffee and spirits in a competition format. Competitors must make a signature beverage and Irish coffee using Manly Spirits Co’s Terra Firma vodka.
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Melbourne Coffee Week

Melbourne Coffee Week day two to include cold brew masterclass and more

Day two of Melbourne Coffee Week, 5 February, will see three coffee industry events held in the lead up to the 2019 Melbourne International Coffee Expo from 7 to 9 February. From 9am until 10am, Rumble Coffee Roasters and First Press Coffee will partner to host a cold brew and cold drip masterclass at Rumble’s Kensington roastery.
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Tia Maria to attempt world’s largest espresso martini record

On October 1, Tia Maria will attempt to create the world’s largest espresso martini as part of a Guinness World Record attempt to celebrate International Coffee Day. “The espresso martini is fast becoming the signature cocktail of Australia so where better to celebrate our commitment to making the world’s best, than overlooking the iconic Sydney Opera House,” Tia Maria Brand Ambassador Mark Hickey says. “As a coffee loving nation, craft cocktail culture is taking many of its cues from coffee culture and vice versa, so it’s no wonder drinkers are looking to what’s next as they demand new and exciting flavour profiles.”
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