Adam Metelmann of Pullman Espresso Accessories has won the Australian Specialty Coffee Association (ASCA) Western Region Barista Championship for a second year in a row.

Hyemi Lee of Lucky Cat Enterprises was runner up and Shari Almond of Pixel Coffee Brewers placed third in the event, which took place on 5 November at the City of Unley’s Double Shot Coffee Fiesta.

“I would say the regionals win was a huge plus for the risks involved,” Adam says. “I presented the same experimental/ natural process Geisha from Ninety

Plus for all my courses. I worked closely with the producers and sent them all my information and script to make sure I was honourably presenting their coffee with their blessings.”

Adam was first introduced to this coffee by Steve Holt and Ben Put in

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