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Grand Final CFUK LAC - mmmatron v Joey24dirt - 8pm - 2.11.18

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The 2018 CFUK Latte Art Challenge Grand Final will take place on Friday, 2nd November at 8pm GMT

 

The contestants, mmmatron and Joey24dirt, will battle it out for the much coveted CFUK LAC crown over a 45 minute period. They will produce a TULIP and a FREE POUR* design of their choice.

Two separate photos of their best pours clearly showing the MAGIC WORD, which will be revealed here 5 minutes before the start time, must be uploaded by 8.45pm.

 

*The defintion of free pour latte art is any art that consists solely of a use of steamed milk poured directly from the milk pitcher and into the cup. No other accessories such as latte art pens and stensils are allowed.

 

Here are the Grand Final Pours:

 

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Edited by MildredM

2019 L-R with hand turned Thuya burr handles and toggles  /  1998 La Pavoni with NickNak single hole steam wand tip, tamper and stand, portafilter stand  /  Monolith Titan MAX and something or other on order  / HG-1  /  Kalita wave  /  Stag kettle  /  OCD  /  Joey Skateboard Handle Pullman Big Step & matching stirrer  /  gold B Plus stirrer  /  Push Tamper  /  Puqpress  /  EPHQ 14g baskets & 15g & 18g vst  /  IMS 35μM  /  LDT  /  Barista Gear Titanium 12oz pitchers  /  LW Bean Cellars & Caddy  /  Decent thermometer  /  Acme Evo 150ml cups  /  Espazzola  /  Hottop  /  embroidered by me bar towels  /  coffee bar towel logo embroiderer to the hoi polloi  /  in the cellars: HasBean, North Star, Foundry, The Barn, Craft House sub  /  6 gorgeous guineas  /  a dog  /  a very lovely and understanding husband 

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Ahh exciting!!


home - Sage dual boiler & Compak E8

work - Commandante C40 and aeropress 

 

please don’t ask me to mod your sage portafilter

 

@SkateReclaimCreate

 

 

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What's worse than being told what shape to pour?! Not being told!

 

This has the potential to escalate.. triple swans.. With hearts.. and a Rosetta field.


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Obscenities please!

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Brilliant. I’d better get practicing my blobs. I’m cursing these tiny acme cups [emoji23]


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Brilliant. I’d better get practicing my blobs. I’m cursing these tiny acme cups [emoji23]

 

Do you have a basin :) :)


2019 L-R with hand turned Thuya burr handles and toggles  /  1998 La Pavoni with NickNak single hole steam wand tip, tamper and stand, portafilter stand  /  Monolith Titan MAX and something or other on order  / HG-1  /  Kalita wave  /  Stag kettle  /  OCD  /  Joey Skateboard Handle Pullman Big Step & matching stirrer  /  gold B Plus stirrer  /  Push Tamper  /  Puqpress  /  EPHQ 14g baskets & 15g & 18g vst  /  IMS 35μM  /  LDT  /  Barista Gear Titanium 12oz pitchers  /  LW Bean Cellars & Caddy  /  Decent thermometer  /  Acme Evo 150ml cups  /  Espazzola  /  Hottop  /  embroidered by me bar towels  /  coffee bar towel logo embroiderer to the hoi polloi  /  in the cellars: HasBean, North Star, Foundry, The Barn, Craft House sub  /  6 gorgeous guineas  /  a dog  /  a very lovely and understanding husband 

Towel Vendor / KafaTek and Londinium Fan

https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/MildredsBarTowels

 

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I wanted to see someone do this

 


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Do you have a basin :) :)

 

Soup bowl?


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I bet it’s going to be a great final. And just to make it interesting, we’ll have a shilling on the side!

 

Is that on the fastest milk pour in the north :) :)


2019 L-R with hand turned Thuya burr handles and toggles  /  1998 La Pavoni with NickNak single hole steam wand tip, tamper and stand, portafilter stand  /  Monolith Titan MAX and something or other on order  / HG-1  /  Kalita wave  /  Stag kettle  /  OCD  /  Joey Skateboard Handle Pullman Big Step & matching stirrer  /  gold B Plus stirrer  /  Push Tamper  /  Puqpress  /  EPHQ 14g baskets & 15g & 18g vst  /  IMS 35μM  /  LDT  /  Barista Gear Titanium 12oz pitchers  /  LW Bean Cellars & Caddy  /  Decent thermometer  /  Acme Evo 150ml cups  /  Espazzola  /  Hottop  /  embroidered by me bar towels  /  coffee bar towel logo embroiderer to the hoi polloi  /  in the cellars: HasBean, North Star, Foundry, The Barn, Craft House sub  /  6 gorgeous guineas  /  a dog  /  a very lovely and understanding husband 

Towel Vendor / KafaTek and Londinium Fan

https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/MildredsBarTowels

 

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Brilliant. I’d better get practicing my blobs. I’m cursing these tiny acme cups [emoji23]

 

Err...... if all else fails :)

 

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2019 L-R with hand turned Thuya burr handles and toggles  /  1998 La Pavoni with NickNak single hole steam wand tip, tamper and stand, portafilter stand  /  Monolith Titan MAX and something or other on order  / HG-1  /  Kalita wave  /  Stag kettle  /  OCD  /  Joey Skateboard Handle Pullman Big Step & matching stirrer  /  gold B Plus stirrer  /  Push Tamper  /  Puqpress  /  EPHQ 14g baskets & 15g & 18g vst  /  IMS 35μM  /  LDT  /  Barista Gear Titanium 12oz pitchers  /  LW Bean Cellars & Caddy  /  Decent thermometer  /  Acme Evo 150ml cups  /  Espazzola  /  Hottop  /  embroidered by me bar towels  /  coffee bar towel logo embroiderer to the hoi polloi  /  in the cellars: HasBean, North Star, Foundry, The Barn, Craft House sub  /  6 gorgeous guineas  /  a dog  /  a very lovely and understanding husband 

Towel Vendor / KafaTek and Londinium Fan

https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/MildredsBarTowels

 

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Err...... if all else fails :)

 

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There should be plenty on offer by Friday [emoji23]


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Poor mite is full of cold, but he’s still happy to give daddy some tips for the final on Friday...

 

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Also @MildredM , one year later and they finally fit [emoji4]


home - Sage dual boiler & Compak E8

work - Commandante C40 and aeropress 

 

please don’t ask me to mod your sage portafilter

 

@SkateReclaimCreate

 

 

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Haha so cute!

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^^^ awww! Brilliant!!!!!


2019 L-R with hand turned Thuya burr handles and toggles  /  1998 La Pavoni with NickNak single hole steam wand tip, tamper and stand, portafilter stand  /  Monolith Titan MAX and something or other on order  / HG-1  /  Kalita wave  /  Stag kettle  /  OCD  /  Joey Skateboard Handle Pullman Big Step & matching stirrer  /  gold B Plus stirrer  /  Push Tamper  /  Puqpress  /  EPHQ 14g baskets & 15g & 18g vst  /  IMS 35μM  /  LDT  /  Barista Gear Titanium 12oz pitchers  /  LW Bean Cellars & Caddy  /  Decent thermometer  /  Acme Evo 150ml cups  /  Espazzola  /  Hottop  /  embroidered by me bar towels  /  coffee bar towel logo embroiderer to the hoi polloi  /  in the cellars: HasBean, North Star, Foundry, The Barn, Craft House sub  /  6 gorgeous guineas  /  a dog  /  a very lovely and understanding husband 

Towel Vendor / KafaTek and Londinium Fan

https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/MildredsBarTowels

 

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Been attempting my “Christmas bauble” again, last try didn’t even mark the surface [emoji23] fingers crossed I sort myself out for tomorrow night


home - Sage dual boiler & Compak E8

work - Commandante C40 and aeropress 

 

please don’t ask me to mod your sage portafilter

 

@SkateReclaimCreate

 

 

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I tried doing a swan tonight, the results were hilarious. More like roadkill [emoji23]


DE1+, Monolith conical

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I tried doing a swan tonight, the results were hilarious. More like roadkill [emoji23]

 

If you’re talking free pour, then simply call it... roadkill!

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Got ‘tother ‘un to help this morning. a18131a39aee9268270cdafcff3df130.jpg

 

“Stand back daddy, I’ve got this!”

 

Only goes and pours a hanging tulip!

 

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It’s a shame he’s going to be asleep at 8pm [emoji20]


home - Sage dual boiler & Compak E8

work - Commandante C40 and aeropress 

 

please don’t ask me to mod your sage portafilter

 

@SkateReclaimCreate

 

 

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Got ‘tother ‘un to help this morning. a18131a39aee9268270cdafcff3df130.jpg

 

“Stand back daddy, I’ve got this!”

 

Only goes and pours a hanging tulip!

 

4e17f8dc2b120cd2fdcc09e8fc274293.jpg

 

It’s a shame he’s going to be asleep at 8pm [emoji20]

 

Wow! I’ve been pouring anxious blobs for days


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Wow! I’ve been pouring anxious blobs for days

 

It’s the best I’ve done for days too. My milk has been terrible!


home - Sage dual boiler & Compak E8

work - Commandante C40 and aeropress 

 

please don’t ask me to mod your sage portafilter

 

@SkateReclaimCreate

 

 

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It’s the best I’ve done for days too. My milk has been terrible!

 

The Vesuvius has quite a slow recovery on the steam pressure, it’s PITA churning out drinks


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Poor mite is full of cold, but he’s still happy to give daddy some tips for the final on Friday...

 

ece0f1857bedb741eb101c19047f6909.jpg

 

Also @MildredM , one year later and they finally fit [emoji4]

What's the machine/set up there now Joe?

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