Journal — Coffee
Coffee in Good Spirits Throwdown 2021
Thursday 18th March sees the second ever NZ Coffee in Good Spirits Throwdown and we're excited that our very own Joe Wishnowsky, from Mojo Beanery in Wellington, has his shaker ready to compete! The concept is pretty simple, a fun, fast-paced, knockout style throwdown, where competitors have to produce cocktails that have a minimum of 30ml of coffee in them. Round 1 is a warm cocktail, using either espresso or filter coffee. Round 2 is a cold cocktail using again either espresso or filter coffee. The third and final round is an espresso martini. We caught up with Joe in advance of the event and...
2021 Meadowfresh New Zealand Barista Championship
In March, Logan from our Wellington Beanery store will be representing Mojo in the Meadowfresh New Zealand Barista Championship (NZBC). The competition sees baristas from around New Zealand compete for a chance to take out the title, going on to represent New Zealand at the World Barista Championships (Yes, there is such a thing!) Performance time is 15 minutes and competitors have to serve their chosen coffee across 3 courses to 4 judges; an espresso, a milk beverage and a uniquely created ‘signature beverage’. This is delivered in a presentation-style performance which includes making 12 coffees in a tidy and...