2016 Competitors Part Four.

June 1st 2016 is almost here which means the NI AeroPress Championship is looming large! This years event is 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.

As always, it’s 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 drum roll please…. here’s part four of our ‘get-to-know-the-competitors” series.


Jit Weng Kok

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

N/A

Twitter: N/A

What’s your favourite thing about the AeroPress?

It’s a fun and easy way to start brewing!

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

Maxwell Colonna-Dashwood

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?

It’s a secret

Washed or Natural?

Natural

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

The United States(Hawaii)

Who’s your coffee hero?

Steve Leighton

What did you have for dinner last night?

Roast Chicken

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?

Brewing loads of coffee

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

The theme song of Guille from Street Fighters


Stephen Arnott

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?

the sound it makes when you press out the coffee puck

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

Andrew Trimble

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?

Standard

Washed or Natural?

Natural

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

Peru

Who’s your coffee hero?

Charles Babinski

What did you have for dinner last night?

ham (pie) and eggs

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

only ever been to 3fe @ twisted pepper. It was great

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

sneaking into work earlier to brew coffee before the baristas intimidate me

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

anything on bagpipes


Jody Evans

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

Middletown Coffee Co.

Twitter: @Jody_Evans_

What’s your favourite thing about the AeroPress?

Makes coffee look like muddy water…that tastes awesome

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

Chewbacca

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?

Standard

Washed or Natural?

Natural

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

Guatamala

Who’s your coffee hero?

Jonathan Hickinson

What did you have for dinner last night?

Pasta and Cheese..

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

250 Square Coffee

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

Plenty of practice I hope

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

Parliament — Unfunky UFO


Andrew Harris

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

Established Coffee

Twitter: @Andrew_Harris5

What’s your favourite thing about the AeroPress?

It’s fun

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

Alan Adler

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?

Washed

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

Costa Rica

Who’s your coffee hero?

Phillip McCrilly

What did you have for dinner last night?

Chicken and Donuts

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?

Poorly

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

Prokofiev — Dance of the Knights


David Titmus

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

Established Coffee

Twitter: @DCTitmus

What’s your favourite thing about the AeroPress?

Great for travelling.

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?

Perger

Pancakes or Waffles?

Waffles

Americano or Filter?

Filter

Arabica or Robusta?

Arabica

Standard or Inverted?

Standard

Washed or Natural?

Washed

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

Colombia

Who’s your coffee hero?

Nick Cho; he just says whatever he thinks, it’s refreshing!

What did you have for dinner last night?

BBQ

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?

I’ll be stretching a lot, repeatedly setting a timer for 8 minutes and carb-loading

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

Glass Shatters — Stone Cold Steve Austin’s Entrance Music


Abby Mayes

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

Established Coffee

Twitter: @Abs7m

What’s your favourite thing about the AeroPress?

You can change a million things to make your coffee taste better.

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

Bono

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?

Washed

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

Ethiopia!

Who’s your coffee hero?

Bridgeen Barbour!

What did you have for dinner last night?

Pizza!

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?

By getting in the zone

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

It’s gotta be Beibs!


Nick Wright

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

Established Coffee

Twitter: @Nick_Wright_

What’s your favourite thing about the AeroPress?

The user testimonials on the packaging

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

Seth Rogen

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?

Washed

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

Guatemala

Who’s your coffee hero?

Stephen Arnott

What did you have for dinner last night?

Takeaway, from an unmentioned Mexican restaurant

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?

Winging it!

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

Harder Than You Think by Public Enemy