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USBC Finalists: An Interview w/ Charles Babinski--features video & gifs! @charlesbabinski @intelligentsia

USBC Finalists: An Interview w/ Charles Babinski--features video & gifs! @charlesbabinski @intelligentsia

We sat down digitally with one of our very favorite barista competitors, Charles Babinski, of Intelligentsia Coffee , Los Angeles, to discuss his 2012 USBC run. Charles was the 2nd Place finisher in this year’s United States Barista Championship, but he’s without peer when it comes to entertainment factor and stage presence. Mr. Babinski is, quite simply, a delight to watch compete; he’s graceful and ebullient, knowledgeable and cheeky, and comes armed with an endless stockpile of witticisms, expressive asides, and hilarious expressions. It’s not easy to do this stuff at all, but to perform like Charles does – to be free enough to be joyful on stage – takes a degree of control and expertise that is perhaps unrivaled in competitive coffee. But enough flattery! Let’s chat with Chuck.

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