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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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2019 L-R with hand turned Thuya burr handles and toggles / 1998 La Pavoni with NickNak single hole steam wand tip  / Monolith Titan Conical & MAX  / HG-1 / Kalita wave / Stag kettle / OCD / Joey Skateboard Handle Pullman Big Step & matching stirrer /  gold B Plus stirrer / Wenge Handle Lev Tamp / Push Tamper / Puqpress / 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: Steampunk, North Star, Foundry, The Barn, HasBean, Coffee Compass / 6 gorgeous guineas / a dog / a very lovely and understanding husband 

 

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Ahh exciting!!


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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


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

 

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  / Monolith Titan Conical & MAX  / HG-1 / Kalita wave / Stag kettle / OCD / Joey Skateboard Handle Pullman Big Step & matching stirrer /  gold B Plus stirrer / Wenge Handle Lev Tamp / Push Tamper / Puqpress / 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: Steampunk, North Star, Foundry, The Barn, HasBean, Coffee Compass / 6 gorgeous guineas / a dog / a very lovely and understanding husband 

 

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I wanted to see someone do this

 


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Do you have a basin :) :)

 

Soup bowl?


Vesuvius, Monolith Conical, Feldgrind

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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  / Monolith Titan Conical & MAX  / HG-1 / Kalita wave / Stag kettle / OCD / Joey Skateboard Handle Pullman Big Step & matching stirrer /  gold B Plus stirrer / Wenge Handle Lev Tamp / Push Tamper / Puqpress / 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: Steampunk, North Star, Foundry, The Barn, HasBean, Coffee Compass / 6 gorgeous guineas / a dog / a very lovely and understanding husband 

 

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

 

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  / Monolith Titan Conical & MAX  / HG-1 / Kalita wave / Stag kettle / OCD / Joey Skateboard Handle Pullman Big Step & matching stirrer /  gold B Plus stirrer / Wenge Handle Lev Tamp / Push Tamper / Puqpress / 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: Steampunk, North Star, Foundry, The Barn, HasBean, Coffee Compass / 6 gorgeous guineas / a dog / a very lovely and understanding husband 

 

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

 

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There should be plenty on offer by Friday


Vesuvius, Monolith Conical, Feldgrind

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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


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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  / Monolith Titan Conical & MAX  / HG-1 / Kalita wave / Stag kettle / OCD / Joey Skateboard Handle Pullman Big Step & matching stirrer /  gold B Plus stirrer / Wenge Handle Lev Tamp / Push Tamper / Puqpress / 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: Steampunk, North Star, Foundry, The Barn, HasBean, Coffee Compass / 6 gorgeous guineas / a dog / a very lovely and understanding husband 

 

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


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


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

 

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


home - Sage dual boiler & Compak E8

work - Sage bambino plus & smart grinder

 

@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!

 

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

 

Wow! I’ve been pouring anxious blobs for days


Vesuvius, Monolith Conical, Feldgrind

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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!


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work - Sage bambino plus & smart grinder

 

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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


Vesuvius, Monolith Conical, Feldgrind

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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

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

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