America's Best Espresso Competition

Coffee Fest Presents:

America's Best Espresso Competition

America's Best Espresso Competition was the tri-annual vehicle that determined and acknowledged the three best coffee roasters in North America. Every other year, the top four from each of the previous six competitions came together for the Grand Championship where America’s Best Espresso National Champion will be crowned.

After six years, America's Best Espresso has come to an end but we are actively working on a BRAND NEW competition to debut in 2020. Stay tuned for more info!

Indianapolis nationals - FINAL resultS 

PREVIOUS COMPETITION WINNERS

  • Pilcrow Coffee - Indianapolis, June 2019 - NATIONAL CHAMPION
  • Augies Coffee - Los Angeles, August 2018
  • Loyal Coffee - Denver,  June 2018
  • Little Amps Coffee Roasters- Baltimore, March 2018
  • Black Oak Coffee Roasters - Portland, October 2017
  • Pilcrow Coffee - Chicago, June 2017
  • Sump Coffee - Nashville, March 2017 - NATIONAL CHAMPION
  • Klatch Coffee - Anaheim, October 2016
  • Ipsento - Dallas, June 2016
  • Red Rooster Coffee Roaster - New York, March 2016
  • Anchorhead Coffee - Portland, October 2015
  • Sump Coffee - Chicago, June 2015
  • Copper Horse Coffee Roasters - Atlanta, February 2015
  • Sunergos Coffee - Portland, October 2014 - NATIONAL CHAMPION
  • Sump Coffee - St. Louis, June 2014
  • Ceremony Coffee Roasters - New York, March 2014
  • Tony's Coffee - Seattle, October 2013
  • Sunergos Coffee - Chicago, June 2013
  • Ceremony Coffee Roasters - New York, March 2013
  • Blue Star Coffee Roasters - Seattle, October 2012

America's Best Espresso Sponsors:

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Perfect Daily Grind

Media Sponsor

Theta Ridge Coffee

Venue Sponsor

Monin Gourmet Flavorings

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Pacific Foods

Gold Sponsor

Design & Layout Services

Bronze Sponsor

Torani

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Red Bull

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Quills Coffee

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InstantWhip Foods

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Maya Tea

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Brewista

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Fresh Cup

Gold Sponsor

Klatch Coffee

Venue Sponsor

Roast Magazine

Silver Sponsor

Keys to the Shop Podcast

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Bellwether Coffee

Venue Sponsor

Piper & Leaf

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Café Imports

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Java Jacket

Bronze Sponsor

Cafe Kreyol

Venue Sponsor

Elmhurst Milked

Venue Sponsor

Barista Magazine

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Mahlkoenig

Bronze Sponsor

Barista Pro Shop

Venue Sponsor

Barista 22

Bronze Sponsor

Blendtec

Gold Sponsor

Klean Kanteen

Venue Sponsor

Nuova Simonelli

Platinum Sponsor

Dillanos Coffee Roasters

Platinum Sponsor