Madcap Coffee and the Barista Guild of America present BLOOM DC. BLOOM is a new event pioneered by the Barista Guild of America designed to create the opportunity for engagement with and discussions about coffee.

This DC-based satellite event will livestream presentations from some of the brightest minds in specialty coffee, beginning with coffees brewed by several local sponsors, and finishing with a short panel discussion. Presenters will discuss strategies for improving coffee quality in the cafe, including their own experience as successful coffee professionals. A third presentation entitled, “The Necessary Beerification of Coffee” will touch on the successful tactics of craft brewing and how they relate to specialty coffee.

The speaking panel includes Kyle Ramage of Mahlkonig USA,
Chad McCracken Co-Founder of The Wydown,
Tim Carman Food Writer for the Washington Post,
Chris Van Orden Marketing & Outreach Manager for Port City Brewing Company,
and Trevor Corlett CEO & current Champion of the Eastern Conference Barista Championship Qualifier.

Sponsors include Madcap Coffee,
Mahlkonig USA,
Colony Club,
The Wydown,
La Colombe Coffee,
Port City Brewing Company,
and the Barista Guild of America.

The event is March 3rd, 2016. Registration begins at 5:30pm with the event starting at 6pm.
Sponsors will be serving up coffee and beers and The Wydown will be offering samples of their in-house pastries.

Tickets are $15 and limited.
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