Tilly Sproule of Tim Adams Specialty Coffee has won the Australian Specialty Coffee Association (ASCA) Northern Region Barista Championship for the fourth consecutive year.
Matthew Philben of Di Bella Coffee placed second and Joshua Robertson of Seven Miles placed third.
The event took place at Veneziano Coffee West End in Queensland from 15 to 16 September and also included the ASCA 2019 Northern Region Latte Art, Cup Tasters and Brewers Cup Championships.
Kyujong-Han of Cup and Wells won the ASCA 2019 Northern Region Latte Art Championship, while Samuel Chapman of Moccopan Coffee placed second and Chloe Labrador of Tattooed Sailor placed third.
Alex Borg of Venziano won the ASCA 2019 Northern Region Brewers Cup. Sarah Jin of Extraction Artisan Roasters was runner-up and Luke Scott of Pourboy came third.
Callum Jubb of Black Star won the ASCA 2019 Northern Region Cup Tasters Championship. Jolie Beckett of Ellen and Rod placed second and Adrian Ng of Veneziano placed third.
The winners of the four competitions have earnt sports in the ASCA Australian Championships taking place at the Melbourne International Coffee Expo from 7 – 9 February, 2019.
The next regional competition to take place will be the Southern Region Championship, held at Criteria Coffee in Victoria from 13 – 14 October.
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