Date: 25-29 October 2022

Location: Port Macquarie Race Club

🏆 Become the Overall Golden Bean Champion 🏆

To become the overall Golden Bean Champion, and take home a custom Reg Barber made Golden Bean Trophy, roasters need to enter a coffee into three categories:

Espresso, Milk-Based & Filter

Winners of categories 4, 5, 6 & 7 are awarded Gold, Silver and Bronze medals, but scores do not contribute to Overall Champion.

To become the Chain-Store champion, your scores are judged and added for the Chain-Store Milk and Chain-Store Espresso categories.

  • Coffee Entry Price

    $150 per coffee entry.

    Enter Now for your chance to be a Golden Bean champion!

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  • Attendance Price

    $550 for full event or $200 per day.

    By attending the Golden Bean competition, you will meet with superstars of the coffee world, interact with the latest and greatest coffee suppliers as well as having fun!

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Brewing Parameters

Espresso


Machine:
Fiamma Astrolab Multiboiler

Tamping: Tamping Puqpress 15kg

Brewhead: Set at 93°C

Basket: IMS 18g/22g

Dose: 20g

Ratio: 1:2

Yield: 20g in basket with a yield of between 40-43 grams

Extraction: 25-28 second extraction split into two shots

Cups: Ceramic (demitasse)

Milk


Espresso:
Same settings as Espresso

Cup size: 6oz takeaway cup

Milk type: Little Big Dairy Co full cream milk

Alternative Milk

Espresso: Same settings as Espresso

Cup size: 6oz takeaway cup

Milk type: Alternative Dairy Co – Almond Milk

Filter

Machine: Behmor Filter

Type: Pour over

Calibration: Altitude calibrated

Water: 500ml of filtered water

Dose: 30g filter ground – Medium

Temperature: 92°C

Bloom: 45 seconds

Yield: Will yield 2 x 225ml cups of coffee +/- 5%

Chainstore - Milk


Machine:
Fiamma Astrolab Multiboiler

Tamping: Tamping Puqpress 15kg

Brewhead: Set at 93°C

Basket: IMS 18g/22g

Dose: 20g

Ratio: 1:2

Yield: 20g in basket with a yield of between 40-43 grams

Extraction: 25-28 second extraction split into two shots

Cups: Ceramic (demitasse)

Chainstore - Espresso


Machine:
Fiamma Astrolab Multiboiler

Tamping: Tamping Puqpress 15kg

Brewhead: Set at 93°C

Basket: IMS 18g/22g

Dose: 20g

Ratio: 1:2

Yield: 20g in basket with a yield of between 40-43 grams

Extraction: 25-28 second extraction split into two shots

Cups: Ceramic (demitasse)

The Elite

Machine: Behmor Filter

Type: Pour over

Calibration: Altitude calibrated

Water: 500ml of filtered water

Dose: 30g filter ground – Medium

Temperature: 92°C

Bloom: 45 seconds

Yield: Will yield 2 x 225ml cups of coffee +/- 5%

What Happens After You Enter Your Coffee

After we have received your entry we will send you Golden Bean entry instructions, conference information as instructions on how you can send your coffee to us.

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Important Dates for 2022 Competition

Entries open: Wednesday 16 March 2022
Entries close & coffee deliveries by: Friday 21 October 2022. 5pm
Judging dates: 26-28 October 2022
Stickers available for purchase: 9 November 2022

Please note:
It is the responsibility of the roaster to choose the delivery date of their coffee (within the window of dates advised) to ensure it is at its best on the days of judging.

Attend the event

Network with the best of the best, taste and judge amazing coffee, hear from industry experts and take part in social events.

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