Welcome to the Southeast Regional Barista Competition, the first event of the 2013 United States Barista Championship cycle. Sprudge.com will be reporting to you live all weekend long from Atlanta as your Official Digital Media Sponsors, as anointed by our partners at the SCAA. Stay tuned all weekend long to Sprudge for recaps, finalist schedule announcements, videos, .gifs, and more from the event, and follow @SprudgeLive for up-to-the-minute live Twitter coverage of each and every competitor.
Click here for the Barista Competition schedule, and click here for the Brewers Cup schedule, all arranged in handy-dandy quick-access form with Twitter handles. We’ll have Finals schedules available to immediately after the finalists are called on Saturday afternoon.
Atlanta! It’s one of our favorite cities in the country, and we can’t wait to spend some fine quality time there with the best and brightest from the Southeast specialty coffee scene. This year’s SERBC event is the smallest field of competitors in recent memory – just 15 baristas are signed up – but it’s absolutely packed with talent and experience. We think it’s funny that people kind of sleep on the Southeast; there are some very serious and ...