11 Oct '17, 2pm

Takayuki Ishitani Wins The 2017 Japan Barista Championship

Takayuki Ishitani Wins The 2017 Japan Barista Championship

The scene is Tokyo, in late September. That’s where Takayuki Ishitani took his place in the history books, securing first place at the 2017 Japan Barista Championship. It is an achievement twelve years in the making. Ishitani’s competed using coffee from Hong Kong’s The Cupping Room , and his championship routine featured a unique expression of espresso. The competitor chose to chill each espresso spout before extraction, a method he explained brought balance to his espresso shots by cutting some of the sharpness in his Ethiopia Gesha Village coffee. Ishitani’s signature drink highlighted the grape flavors inherent in this coffee and started with him breaking up the espresso shots into three separate batches: the first ten seconds of extraction, the following five, and the final three. To these, Ishitani added balsamic acid, grape syrup, and grape juice, respectively, to b...

Full article: http://sprudge.com/2017-japan-barista-championship-126469...

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