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Thanks M, much appreciated!


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Top work as always M thank you. Love that hat too


home - Sage dual boiler & Compak E8

work - Commandante C40 and aeropress 

 

please don’t ask me to mod your sage portafilter

 

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Awww no!!! I totally forgot about this today.

 

Really wanted to to enter this and it totally escaped my mind.

 

God damn!! :rolleyes:

 

Well done to all that entered!


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Awww no!!! I totally forgot about this today.

 

Really wanted to to enter this and it totally escaped my mind.

 

God damn!! :rolleyes:

 

Well done to all that entered!

Aww you can't tell us how well you've understood the rules and then just how well you've got the date wrong. Doesn't work that way...

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Lol thanks for remembering me. Looks like I fought for my right to compete frivously. My WiFi was down and for some reason I can't access the app using phone 4G. Any solutions! Good luck to all those who entered.

Just realised @M_H_S isn't in either group.

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WOW! Joey24dirt, mmmatron and Craig-R872 are ALL ON NINE a piece! If you haven't voted yet and have time, nip over and have a look through and cast YOUR vote :)

 

Poll A

 

Poll 2


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  /  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  /  Acme and Loveramics cups /  embroidered by me bar towels  /  coffee bar towel logo embroiderer to the hoi polloi  /  in the cellars: North Star, Foundry, The Barn, HasBean, Coffee Compass  /  6 gorgeous guineas  /  a dog  /  a very lovely and understanding husband 

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

 

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Neck and neck and neck


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 didn't know we could check the results. It's very close.


Sage Dual Boiler. Baratza 270. Sage Smart Grinder Pro. 18g Vst ridgeless. Motta Competition Tamper 58.4mm. Aeropress.

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I didn't know we could check the results. It's very close.

 

It bloody is haha. It’s like watching a really slow horse race

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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’m literally going for a clean sweep


Niche Grinder, Decent Espresso tamper, V60, CCD, Aeropress, French Press, Moka pot, Kinu M47, Feldgrind, Porlex Mini, Kawasaki Versys 650 mk1

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VOTE FOR @salty. HERE

 

PLEASE !

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Londinium - R, Monolith MC3, Two Jugs, One TempTag, Nine Assorted And Much Sought After MildredM Bar Towels

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VOTE FOR @salty. HERE

 

PLEASE !

 

Haha - NO! Vote for snakehips - I’m super excited about my clean sweep:)


Niche Grinder, Decent Espresso tamper, V60, CCD, Aeropress, French Press, Moka pot, Kinu M47, Feldgrind, Porlex Mini, Kawasaki Versys 650 mk1

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It bloody is haha. It’s like watching a really slow horse race
That'd be a snail race.

 

 

On horse ground.

 

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Just 24* hours to vote folks.

 

*whatever . . . I’m sure the forum clock IS right but I’ve been wrong before. Haven't I @Snakehips :) :)


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  /  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  /  Acme and Loveramics cups /  embroidered by me bar towels  /  coffee bar towel logo embroiderer to the hoi polloi  /  in the cellars: North Star, Foundry, The Barn, HasBean, Coffee Compass  /  6 gorgeous guineas  /  a dog  /  a very lovely and understanding husband 

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

 

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......... but I’ve been wrong before. Haven't I @Snakehips :) :)

 

Yes. Which time are you referring to?

I have them all logged on my spreadsheet if it helps. ;)


Londinium - R, Monolith MC3, Two Jugs, One TempTag, Nine Assorted And Much Sought After MildredM Bar Towels

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Not long to go now :)

 

Looks like the jar of marmalade will be making its way around the 6th placers to share. I suggest we send it to anyone but Snakehips first that way there’s at least a slim chance there’ll be a smidgen left in the bottom of the jar for the next recipient.


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  /  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  /  Acme and Loveramics cups /  embroidered by me bar towels  /  coffee bar towel logo embroiderer to the hoi polloi  /  in the cellars: North Star, Foundry, The Barn, HasBean, Coffee Compass  /  6 gorgeous guineas  /  a dog  /  a very lovely and understanding husband 

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

 

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Not long to go now :)

 

Looks like the jar of marmalade will be making its way around the 6th placers to share. I suggest we send it to anyone but Snakehips first that way there’s at least a slim chance there’ll be a smidgen left in the bottom of the jar for the next recipient.

Just send it out as vacuum packed sandwiches.

Laissez les bons temps rouler

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Good evening ladies, gentlemen and forum members. It gives me inordinate pleasure, as Chair, Secretary, Presenter and Rules Manager of the inaugral CFUK Christmas Pour-Down 2018, to announce the winner.

 

First up though, thank you to our generous sponsors - @Bella Barista and @Foundrycoffeeroasters.com for donating the prizes. A kilo of Foundry beans will go to the overall winner and a kilo of single origin beans from the Bella Barista Roastery to be split between the next 4 places. A HUGE big Thank You to both roasters!

Thanks to @Glenn for agreeing to the staging of this competition and technical advice where required :)

Thanks to everyone for taking part. To @ashcroc for keeping me straight. To Captcha for some extra brain training in between posts. To the latte art pourers, supporters and hangers-on for joining in the banter - and a big thank you for the voters too. Sometimes you CAN count on the public to vote for the right winner* ;)

 

The standards were high in some cases. Promising in others. And downright pathetic in others, weren't they, @Snakehips. It is, of course, the taking part that counts (plus the winning, as I know only too well having not quite recovered from the recent upset when I didn't win the forum raffle the other day.)

However without further ado, it gives me great pleasure to proclaim the winner. With her outstanding pour gaining 15 votes, is @mmmatron :) Huge congratulations and a hug for her :)

 

The 4 runners-up are @Craig-R872 with 13 votes, @joey24dirt with 11 votes, MildredM with 7, and @hotmetal with 6 votes - didn't they do well! Pats on the backs all round :)

 

If everyone wants to pm me their addresses I can pass them on to the two roasters for their prizes to be sent direct in due course.

 

Well done everyone! Keeeeeeep pouring :) :)

 

*This is a reference to SCD which you won't get if you didn't watch it last night.


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  /  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  /  Acme and Loveramics cups /  embroidered by me bar towels  /  coffee bar towel logo embroiderer to the hoi polloi  /  in the cellars: North Star, Foundry, The Barn, HasBean, Coffee Compass  /  6 gorgeous guineas  /  a dog  /  a very lovely and understanding husband 

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

 

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Aw fab. Well done @mmmatron for taking the win, and well done to everyone else for getting involved. It’s been a really fun experience.

 

Thanks to the one and only @MildredM for doing what she does best. You’re a superstar.


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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Congrats to all the well deserving winners.

Hows's the 6th place desicion going @ MildredM?


Laissez les bons temps rouler

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Congrats to all the well deserving winners.

Hows's the 6th place desicion going @ MildredM?

 

Yes, you’re right. It’s going.


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  /  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  /  Acme and Loveramics cups /  embroidered by me bar towels  /  coffee bar towel logo embroiderer to the hoi polloi  /  in the cellars: North Star, Foundry, The Barn, HasBean, Coffee Compass  /  6 gorgeous guineas  /  a dog  /  a very lovely and understanding husband 

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

 

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Woo! Well done mmmatron! Well done everyone else, and cheers Mildred, Glenn et al for organising it. This is getting like an Oscars speech... I'd like to thank the cow who generously donated her milk for my pours...

 

It's been a while since I had beans from Bella so just the ticket! Can't believe I've actually won something with my slightly dodgy pours. Cheers team!

 

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Eat, drink and be merry


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Woohoo and congrats to the winners!

And the winners' cows and steam wand benders!

 

Thank you M and G for hosting and organising, terrific comp that!

 

 

PS @MildredM - haha you liked before I thanked (need to post short messages as my TT keeps deleting stuff while I type...)

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Wow just got back home from family meal. Well done mmmatron and for everyone else taking part. Best keep practicing for the next one.


Sage Dual Boiler. Baratza 270. Sage Smart Grinder Pro. 18g Vst ridgeless. Motta Competition Tamper 58.4mm. Aeropress.

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