Mastering the Art of Coffee - Mikael Shines at Barista Championship

Mastering the Art of Coffee - Mikael Shines at Barista Championship

Mikael's performance at the World Barista Championship highlighted his unique approach to coffee making, centering on mindfulness. Competitors had 15 minutes to impress WCC-certified judges with four espressos, four milk beverages, and four original signature drinks, judged on taste, cleanliness, creativity, technical skill, and presentation. Mikael used an Ethiopian landrace coffee for the milk and signature drinks and a Panamanian geisha for the espresso round. His philosophy, that the mind can elevate the coffee experience, was a central theme. The event showcased the increasing level of passion and innovation in the coffee industry, with the competition stage serving as a platform for sharing ideas and demonstrating advancements.

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