31 Aug '15, 7pm

Greenville TNT Series Starts with a Bang in Internet Showdown with Charleston Baristas

Greenville TNT Series Starts with a Bang in Internet Showdown with Charleston Baristas

The competitors re-poured, this time into macchiato cups. A discernible tension filled the Ally HQ while the judges deliberated amongst themselves. Much to the dismay of the GVLTNT throwdown attendees, the judges once again voted for their respective city’s “team.” Shocked baristas hollered at the screen as Charleston judges wagged their fingers in disagreement, while the competitors stood quietly in their respective corners sipping their macchiatos and watching the scene unfold. It’s pretty rare to see a room full of baristas recently knocked out of their rounds cheering on the guy that just beat them, but that evening proved that it does, in fact, happen. “MI-CAH! MI-CAH! MI-CAH!” hollered the GVLTNT crowd, united and unanimous. Vocal throwdown attendees expressed their anger and frustration. Even the GVLTNT leaders seemed frustrated by the stalemate, tossing their hands...

Full article: http://baristamagazine.com/blog/17419-2/

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