The April + Could 2023 18th anniversary problem of Barista Journal options Canadian multi-time nationwide champion barista Ben Placed on the duvet. Additionally inside: understanding fermentation; bringing fashion to cold-brew service; practical drinks; an interview with World Espresso Analysis’s Hanna Neuschwander; and subject studies from Chicago, Lyon, France, and Bellingham, Wash.; plus way more.
BY KENNETH R. OLSON
We’re at all times excited to launch one other problem of Barista Journal, however this time of 12 months means somewhat extra because it’s our anniversary. And for the brand new April + Could 2023 18th anniversary problem, we have now essentially the most completed barista competitor on the earth on our cowl: Canada’s Ben Put, co-owner of Monogram Espresso in Calgary, Alberta. Additionally within the problem, you’ll discover articles concerning the fundamentals of fermentation, creating trendy service for chilly brew, and an interview with Hanna Neuschwander from World Espresso Analysis—plus a complete lot extra.
We right here at Barista Journal are so grateful for all of our readers, writers, staffers, artists, advertisers, and pals who’ve made the final 18 years successful. With out you, we couldn’t have completed it. Thanks for all of the help you might have given us through the years!
Cowl Characteristic: Ben Put
Nobody has gained their nationwide barista championship greater than Ben Put. He has additionally put himself in rarified air by being the primary individual to symbolize their nation on the World Espresso Championships in each the World Barista Championship and the World Brewers Cup in the identical 12 months. Apart from being a competitor and a co-founder of Monogram Espresso in Calgary, Ben additionally performs bass in a band. His bandmate, fellow champion barista, and competitors coach Jill Hoff interviewed Ben and writes about what makes Ben particular within the April + Could 2023 problem.
’The Fermentation State of affairs’
Many new coffee-processing strategies have popped up lately, some with names like anaerobic fermentation, which can sound sophisticated and intimidating. However all espresso is fermented, and as with many different meals and drinks, fermentation could make a espresso nice or horrible. Author and longtime espresso skilled Ana Mallozzi tackles the topic in “The Fermentation State of affairs.“
’Chilly Brew in Model’
Chilly brew continues to develop in reputation, however how are you going to match your cold-brew service to the remainder of your espresso choices? Barista Journal’s On-line Editor J. Marie Carlan finds methods to deliver excessive finish service to your chilly brew recreation in “Chilly Brew in Model.“
’Energy Up’ with Useful Drinks
Current years have introduced well being and wellness to the forefront of everybody’s thoughts. And an increasing number of prospects are in search of an additional enhance to their every day routines with practical drinks. Within the April + Could 2023 18th anniversary problem, Emily Meneses writes about incorporating practical drinks into your menu and components to spice up your drinks.
’One on One: Hanna Neuschwander’
When Hanna Neuschwander began working in espresso as a barista, she by no means thought that someday she’d lead technique and communications for a company working to guard the way forward for espresso. However that’s simply what she’s completed through World Espresso Analysis. Author Chris Ryan talks with Hanna for the “One on One“ interview within the April + Could 2023 problem.
You may learn all of those articles and way more in our newest problem. Additionally contained in the April + Could 2023 18th anniversary problem, you’ll discover subject studies from Lyon, France and Chicago, and Bellingham, Wash. Plus, our fashionable collection “Excessive Upkeep“ is again to reply extra of your tools questions.
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