The World AeroPress Championship (WAC) is set to take place in London, United Kingdom on 24 November. This is the city’s first time hosting the event since 2010.
Sixty-five of the world’s best coffee brewers will gather at The Oval stadium where they’ll compete for the title of 2019 World AeroPress Champion.
This global championship centres on coffee brewed with the plunger-style AeroPress and is a multi-round, elimination tournament of competitive coffee making.
Competitors have just a few minutes to brew a single cup of AeroPress coffee and present it to a panel of judges, who blind taste each coffee and pick the cup they find the tastiest. In each round of three, the competitor with the tastiest brew moves on through the tournament until just one competitor remains.
This year’s competition coffee will be kept secret until just before the first round kicks off. Competitors will have only four hours to taste the coffee and perfect their recipe before taking to the stage to brew in front of a crowd.
At the end of each round, competitors will make their way to the Competitor Brew Bar where they’ll brew their winning recipes for the audience to sample. The competition coffee will be also be available for attendees to try as an espresso or oat milk latte.
Early bird tickets are £13 (about $23), general admission starts at £17, and VIP packages are available for £42.50.
For more information, visit wac2019.eventbrite.com