24 Apr '13, 7pm

5 Questions With Natvia Melbourne Trip Winner Laura Clark @azn_barista @natviausa @homerscoffee

Wow. A wild world it is. It was such a great experience. I started training for Big Central about 2 or 3 months before the competition. Picking my coffee was easy, because all I wanted was Stubbie to give me the coffee he was the most proud of and it was the Guatemala La Voz. I loved taking that coffee and drinking it as espresso and pour overs. I also loved learning about the coffee inside and out, that is something I am not able to do very often. It was a new side to coffee I have never experienced. The thought that coffee could change flavors from one day to the next is just insane. As you know, consistency is big in competition, but also in the day to day setting of the shop, I was able to improve my dosing, tamping, and milk steaming because I was training for competition. I just loved that I was able to include my shop in this process, even our customers. They were g...

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