El Union Coffee's Barista Just Won the Philippine National Barista Championship

That's got to be some killer coffee.

 

El Union Coffee's resident coffee expert, Silvester Dan Sibal Samonte bested five other master baristas to officially win the 3rd Annual Philippine National Barista Championship last January 23.  


Samonte impressed the panel of Philippine National Barista Championship judges with his washed process Fat Geisha coffee throughout his barista routine. For his espresso beverage, Samonte instructed the panel of sensory judges to look for notes of passion fruit, grape apple and mango; and notes of banana caramel coupled with nut chocolate finish for his milk beverage. For his signature drink, Samonte added his espresso beverage to a natural concoction of honey tea, jasmine and orange cascara to produce a coffee drink that tasted like pink grape fruit juice. Samonte’s beverages demonstrated the versatility of his chosen single origin specialty coffee from Finca Nuguo, Colubre, Panama.

 

Held at the Newport Mall Atrium in Resorts World Manila and hosted by Allegro Beverage, the yearly event aims to point a spotlight on some of the country's best and most promising talent in the world of coffee. 

 

After winning the title, Silvester will officially represent the Philippines at the 2016 World Barista Championship in Dublin, Ireland.

 

Image courtesy of Pixabay.

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