Its not exactly an official competition, says Novo Coffee entrepreneur Jake Brodsky. Its more of a place for baristas to get together and socialize and get excited about coffee and improving the quality of coffee culture in Denver and Boulder. And though Brodsky thinks the Front Range lags behind such traditional quality coffee markets as San Francisco and Seattle in terms of sheer numbers, he believes the culture is on the upswing here.
Give it a nudge: Drop by Novo for tours, beer provided by Great Divide, eats by the Gastro Cart, free coffee tasting, streamed coverage from the World Barista Finals in London, and a latte art competition featuring some of the towns top baristas from 3 to 6 p.m. Come and see what the local coffee community is about, Brodsky says. For more about the local roaster, visit Novo Coffees Facebook page or go to www.novocoffee.com.
Fri., June 25, 3-6 p.m., 2010