Athens Coffee Festival welcomed Hellenic AeroPress Contest, the most innovative coffee contest, supporting breakthrough ideas in the coffee industry.
Another important coffee-based event was hosted at 6th Athens Coffee Festival, enriching even more the impressive program of special events. More specifically, the 5th Hellenic AeroPress Championship, organized by the well-known coffee company Kudu Coffee Roasters took place during the festival with talented baristas are battling for the first place. The winner will represent Greece at the AeroPress World Championship. So, the winners are: Marios Makaris(1st place), Giannakis Georgios (2nd place) and Spiros Liapas (3rd place).
What is AeroPress?
The AeroPress is a device for brewing coffee. Coffee is steeped for 20 seconds and then forced through a filter by pressing the plunger through the tube. The filters used are either the AeroPress paper filters or disc shaped thin metal filters. The maker describes the result as an espresso strength concentration of coffee, but its most frequent use is more in the filter brew strength.