2016 Competitors Part Five.

The NI AeroPress Championship is just around the corner! June 1st 2016, sees this years event hosted in the Black Box, in Belfast’s Cathedral Quarter. 2016 is a special year, as the World AeroPress Championship is being held in Dublin later in June.

The event is free entry for spectators. Alongside the competition, there will be beer from Boundary Brewing, the Belfast debut of the Picture Bus as well as great music & we’ll be sure to squeeze some coffee in there somewhere! Competitors, bring your fan clubs…fan clubs, bring the noise!

To register for spectator tickets & get more info go here.

And here we are with part five of our introduction to the competitors.


Michael Hendron

If you are representing a coffee shop/business, please state which one:

Established coffee

Twitter: N/a

What’s your favourite thing about the AeroPress?

How adaptable it is. People have used it in a variety of ways other than it’s intended use through experimenting with it.

If you could make coffee on your AeroPress for someone famous, who would it be?

Mary Berry — because she doesn’t know much about coffee

Have you ever been to the Giant’s Causeway?

Yes

Hoffmann or Perger?

Perger

Pancakes or Waffles?

Pancakes

Americano or Filter?

Filter

Arabica or Robusta?

Arabica

Standard or Inverted?

Standard

Washed or Natural?

Natural

If you could visit any producing country in the world, which one would you go to?

Guatemala

Who’s your coffee hero?

David Titmus

What did you have for dinner last night?

Stir fried noodles

The World AeroPress Championships are in Dublin this year. What’s your favourite cafe/coffee shop in Dublin?

Haven’t been to any in years but Proper Order is one i want to try for sure

How will you be preparing for this year’s Championship?

Strict training regime of at least 100 (aero) press ups a day

It’s the night of the competition, it’s time to hit the stage. What would your walkout music be?

New Noise by Refused


Matthew McMullan

If you are representing a coffee shop/business, please state which one:

n/a

Twitter: @_matticusfinch

What’s your favourite thing about the AeroPress?

Portable, can bring good coffee wherever.

If you could make coffee on your AeroPress for someone famous, who would it be?

Aziz Anzari

Have you ever been to the Giant’s Causeway?

Yes

Hoffmann or Perger?

Who?

Pancakes or Waffles?

Pancakes

Americano or Filter?

Filter

Arabica or Robusta?

Arabica

Standard or Inverted?

Inverted

Washed or Natural?

Natural

If you could visit any producing country in the world, which one would you go to?

Ethiopia

Who’s your coffee hero?

Rachel Snowden

What did you have for dinner last night?

Pizza — mushrooms, olives, artichokes and rocket.

The World AeroPress Championships are in Dublin this year. What’s your favourite cafe/coffee shop in Dublin?

Roasted Brown

How will you be preparing for this year’s Championship?

Science.

It’s the night of the competition, it’s time to hit the stage. What would your walkout music be?

Superman (Scrubs theme)


Gabor Nagy

If you are representing a coffee shop/business, please state which one:

Matthew Algie

Twitter: @gaborimages

What’s your favourite thing about the AeroPress?

Convenient

If you could make coffee on your AeroPress for someone famous, who would it be?

Al Pacino

Have you ever been to the Giant’s Causeway?

Yes

Hoffmann or Perger?

Hoffmann

Pancakes or Waffles?

Pancakes

Americano or Filter?

Filter

Arabica or Robusta?

Arabica

Standard or Inverted?

Inverted

Washed or Natural?

Washe

If you could visit any producing country in the world, which one would you go to?

Ethiopia

Who’s your coffee hero?

Anita(my wife)

What did you have for dinner last night?

ice cream

The World AeroPress Championships are in Dublin this year. What’s your favourite cafe/coffee shop in Dublin?

There are too many.

How will you be preparing for this year’s Championship?

practice, practice, practice…

It’s the night of the competition, it’s time to hit the stage. What would your walkout music be?

Massive Attack — Unfinished Sympathy


Matthew Booth

If you are representing a coffee shop/business, please state which one:

Middletown Coffee Co

Twitter: @Boothyy_

What’s your favourite thing about the AeroPress?

It’s super easy to use

If you could make coffee on your AeroPress for someone famous, who would it be?

Liam Neeson

Have you ever been to the Giant’s Causeway?

Yes

Hoffmann or Perger?

Perger

Pancakes or Waffles?

Waffles

Americano or Filter?

Filter

Arabica or Robusta?

Arabica

Standard or Inverted?

Standard

Washed or Natural?

Natural

If you could visit any producing country in the world, which one would you go to?

Kenya

Who’s your coffee hero?

Colin Harmon

What did you have for dinner last night?

A kebab

The World AeroPress Championships are in Dublin this year. What’s your favourite cafe/coffee shop in Dublin?

3fe

How will you be preparing for this year’s Championship?

With my aeropress in my kitchen

It’s the night of the competition, it’s time to hit the stage. What would your walkout music be?

Fat Bottomed Girls — Queen


Emma Hickinson

If you are representing a coffee shop/business, please state which one:

Middletown Coffee

Twitter: @ehickinson

What’s your favourite thing about the AeroPress?

The personal aspect of making coffee for one person

If you could make coffee on your AeroPress for someone famous, who would it be?

David Attenborough

Have you ever been to the Giant’s Causeway?

Yes

Hoffmann or Perger?

Hoffmann

Pancakes or Waffles?

Waffles

Americano or Filter?

Filter

Arabica or Robusta?

Arabica

Standard or Inverted?

Inverted

Washed or Natural?

Washed

If you could visit any producing country in the world, which one would you go to?

Bolivia

Who’s your coffee hero?

My husband

What did you have for dinner last night?

My husband

The World AeroPress Championships are in Dublin this year. What’s your favourite cafe/coffee shop in Dublin?

3fe

How will you be preparing for this year’s Championship?

Slowly freaking out in a dark corner

It’s the night of the competition, it’s time to hit the stage. What would your walkout music be?

Nerd… She wants to move


Rachel Snowden

If you are representing a coffee shop/business, please state which one:

Haptik

Twitter: @seasew

What’s your favourite thing about the AeroPress?

You can experiment with it

If you could make coffee on your AeroPress for someone famous, who would it be?

Do the judges at the World Championships in Dublin count as someone famous?

Have you ever been to the Giant’s Causeway?

Yes

Hoffmann or Perger?

Hoffmann

Pancakes or Waffles?

Pancakes

Americano or Filter?

Filter

Arabica or Robusta?

Arabica

Standard or Inverted?

It’s a secret

Washed or Natural?

Washed

If you could visit any producing country in the world, which one would you go to?

Costa Rica

Who’s your coffee hero?

Rashel Winn

What did you have for dinner last night?

Boojum

The World AeroPress Championships are in Dublin this year. What’s your favourite cafe/coffee shop in Dublin?

Love Supreme

How will you be preparing for this year’s Championship?

Yoga

It’s the night of the competition, it’s time to hit the stage. What would your walkout music be?

Two Door Cinema Club — Something Good Can Work

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