UKBC 2023 - Northern Heat - 2nd February 2023
Northern Heat - Thursday 2nd of February 2023.
Venue: Heart & Graft Roastery, Unit 1 Droylsden Road, 30 Holyoak Street, Newton Heath, Greater Manchester, M40 1HB
14 places available at this heat.
To try to ensure it is as accessible to as many baristas as possible, we are running 4 prelim style heats, where 14 competitors will be required to serve 2 each of the espresso and milk beverage courses only.
- 20 minutes off stage practice
- 10 minutes stage prep
- 7 minutes comp
- 5 minutes clean up
The UKBC 2023 heats will follow the relevant 2022 WBC Rules and will be scored using the elements from the 2022 WBC score sheets relevant to the drinks served.
The Prelim Heat Score Sheets are available to download here:
Competitors must bring their own crockery and additional equipment.
The machines being used on stage at the heats are La Cimbali M200 GT1 3 Groups fixed at 9bar pressure (2 groups used for practice). These will be fitted with Cimbali 18 - 22g HD PRO baskets and the machine temperature can be modified if requested before the start of the competition day.
There will be up to 2 Mahlkönig E80 grinders available for each competitor to use during their performance, you can also bring your own E80 as long as it meets the specification agreed with Mahlkönig.
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