The aroma of freshly roasted coffee beans floated through the air in Taipei as coffee enthusiasts and professionals from around the globe gathered for the World Coffee Roasting Championship (WCRC) 2023. Hosted in the vibrant Taiwanese capital, this prestigious event brought together the world’s top coffee roasters to showcase their skills and battle for the title.
Giesen Coffee Roasters: Setting the Stage for Excellence
We are very proud on the fact that we provided the W6A coffee roasters that were used by the competitors, ensuring a level playing field for all participants on high-quality roasters that are capable of incredible results. The W6A is renowned for its precision and advanced features, offering roasters the tools they need to unlock the full potential of the beans and create exceptional coffee profiles.
Four days of intense competition
The WCRC 2023 spanned four days of intense competition. Participants faced various challenges that tested their expertise in the art and science of coffee roasting. Competitors were evaluated based on a range of disciplines. The championship aimed not only to showcase the skill of the roasters but also to celebrate the diversity of flavors that can be achieved through meticulous roasting techniques.
The top four scoring competitors are as follows:
1. Taufan Mokoginta, Indonesia 🥇
2. Talha Erdinc Bas, Turkey 🥈
3. Andrew Coe, United States 🥉
4. Yoshiyuki Nakamura, Japan
Congratulations to everyone who joined the World Coffee Roasting Championship this year. These incredible competitors showcased their expertise in coffee grading, roasting profile development, and the ultimate cup quality of their masterpieces.