Program

Oct. 1, 2019

7 Uhr

Launch Berlin Batch Coffee

Launch Berlin Batch Coffee

THE BARN Sony Center

Be the first to have a coffee flight with our Berlin Coffee Festival Project Coffee 2019. The Costa Rican project coffee will be featured across all our locations specifically for the Berlin Coffee Festival week. Try the coffee three different ways: V60 / Espresso / Flatwhite.
Our Sony Center location is the latest addition to our café locations in Berlin. Come by, relax and enjoy the launch of our Festival Coffee 2019.

8 Uhr

Five Elephant Coffee Release Mitte

Five Elephant Coffee Release Mitte

Five Elephant Mitte

Five Elephant will be releasing a new coffee on bar. Customers can come in and taste, discuss the coffee with our knowledgable baristas.

9 Uhr

Five Elephant Coffee Release Kreuzberg

Five Elephant Coffee Release Kreuzberg

Five Elephant Kreuzberg

Five Elephant will be releasing a new coffee on bar. Customers can come in and taste, discuss the coffee with our knowledgable baristas.

Berlin Batch - Roast Crash Kurs

Berlin Batch - Roast Crash Kurs

Kaffee 9

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We'll be roasting coffee for the "Berlin Batch" project – together with you! Before we start, we'll do a cupping/tasting to convey the differences in taste and then move to the roastery where we make an espresso and a filter roast together, that you can take home with you (500g filter/ 500g espresso).
Join in no matter whether your a beginner or coffee enthusiasts!

11 Uhr

Coffee Circle China Cupping

Coffee Circle China Cupping

Coffee Circle

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China doesn't necessarily come straight to your mind when you think of Specialty Coffee. But times are changing! Join our blind cupping of chinese coffees from China - and there might be a cupping competition waiting for you.

12 Uhr

Five Elephant Coffee and Cake Pairing

Five Elephant Coffee and Cake Pairing

Five Elephant Kreuzberg

Customers will get to try an espresso from a certain origin and a filter from a different origin. The characteristics and flavour notes of the coffee will pair with one of our cakes.

THE BARN Daily Public Cupping

THE BARN Daily Public Cupping

THE BARN Sony Center

We will be offering free cuppings across our different locations in the city each day. Cup THE BARN's current coffee collection each day at 12pm according to the following schedule:

Tuesday October 1st - THE BARN Sony Center
Wednesday October 2nd - THE BARN Cafe Kranzler
Thurday October 3rd - THE BARN Neukölln
Friday October 4th - THE BARN Nordbahnhof

13 Uhr

Coffee Circle Roasting Workshop

Coffee Circle Roasting Workshop

Coffee Circle

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Always wanted to roast your own coffee? Here is your chance: Join our Sample Roasting Workshop! Coffee Circle is offering you the chance to be professionally guided through the journey that our coffee takes, from sourcing, trading, all the way to roasting. And it’s not just the theoretical side you will learn. You will have the pleasure to perform your own sample roast coffee and take it home with you.

14 Uhr

Formen kollektiven Wirtschaftens in der Gastronomie/ collectivism of a coffee shop

Formen kollektiven Wirtschaftens in der Gastronomie/ collectivism of a coffee shop

Leuchtstoff Gastro Kollektiv

Leuchtstoff has been working with forms of collective economics for the past 8 years. In this talk/ workshop we will give an introduction to our structures, share our story and experiences and hopefully have a fruitful dialogue with you.

Extraction of Specialty Coffee

Extraction of Specialty Coffee

THE BARN LAB

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In this workshop, you will learn the key-concepts of extracting a great cup of coffee. Learn how to choose the right beans and how to grind them for espresso and filter coffee. You will get the chance to train on a variety of brew devices such as V60 and AeroPress.

15 Uhr

The Great Berlin Bake Off

The Great Berlin Bake Off

19grams

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Everyone knows that cheesecake is the perfect match to a bloody good cup of coffee. We are inviting all baking professionals, cake lovers, coffee lovers, baristas, bakers, friends, friends of friends and family members to join Berlin's first Cheesecake Bake Off AKA The Great Berlin Bake Off. If you think you have what it takes to be crowned Berlin's best Cheesecake then this competition is for you. There will be space for 12 participants who will be asked to bring their Cheesecake masterpiece to 19grams Alex to face judgement by some of Berlin's top bakers. It will be a blind tasting with only one winner who will take home the glory and the hashtag #berlinsbestcheesecake
* Rules and regulations:
* Each competitor is required to bake 1 whole New York style Vanilla cheesecake.
* All cheesecakes will be numbered on arrival at 19grams Alex and will undergo 2 rounds of intense judgement
* Round 1 sees our three professional judges scoring each cheesecake based on texture, flavour and technique.
* Round 2 will be open to the public with every spectator given one vote for the people's choice award.
* There will be no wasted cheesecake so come one, come all!

Transparenz in einer Kaffeebar

Transparenz in einer Kaffeebar

Leuchtstoff Gastro Kollektiv

In this talk we present the „open books and open practices“ policy of Leuchtstoff. The talk and ensuing dialogue will be in german.

Open House Cupping

Open House Cupping

Café Pakolat

Kommt vorbei zum Open House Cupping. Wir sind vor Ort um Eure Fragen zu beantworten und die aktuellen FIRSTCRACK Kaffees, sowie einiger Neuzugänge vorstellen. Eine gute Gelegenheit, einen Blick auf unsere Arbeit zu werfen und unser gesamtes Kaffeesortiment kennen zu lernen.

Coffee Circle Roasting Workshop

Coffee Circle Roasting Workshop

Coffee Circle

Ticket

Always wanted to roast your own coffee? Here is your chance: Join our Sample Roasting Workshop! Coffee Circle is offering you the chance to be professionally guided through the journey that our coffee takes, from sourcing, trading, all the way to roasting. And it’s not just the theoretical side you will learn. You will have the pleasure to perform your own sample roast coffee and take it home with you.

16 Uhr

Marta Dalton - Talk on Sustainable Coffee Farming

Marta Dalton - Talk on Sustainable Coffee Farming

THE BARN Roastery

To kick off the first day of the festival, we are hosting a talk from Marta Dalton, founder of Coffee Bird, one of our coffee partners in Guatemala. Marta has built a platform that focuses not only on growing high-quality coffee, but ensuring a sustainable future along the supply chain too - all the way from the coffee picker to the barista.

We are cupping coffee!

We are cupping coffee!

Elemenza

We are cupping coffee!

Coffee cupping is the practice of observing the aromas and tastes of brewed coffee. It's a professional practice but can be done informally by anyone or by professionals known as "Q Graders".

From 01.10 until 05.10 we perform our Open Cupping that's free to the public. Come join us as Salem and Khalil will walk through various coffees from different origins. You'll learn the basics of the art/science of coffee cupping and get familiar with the flavor wheel.

No registration required. Coffee and spoons are provided. Just show up to get an exciting insight into the art of coffee, flavors, and learn more about your daily companion!
After the cupping we will get together for some expertise talk and explain/discuss our journey and passion for coffee.

17 Uhr

Coffee business talk with James Hoffman

Coffee business talk with James Hoffman

Ben Rahim

We are excited to welcome James Hoffman as a (very) special guest to Ben Rahim on the first day of Berlin Coffee Festival ,October 1st to speak about the coffee business. He is the person who inspired our speciality coffee journey with his amazing Square Mile coffees. He has built an impressive business on the grounds of high quality coffee. We love his coffee and we are honored to have him on that day! 

Join us and him the first of October at 5pm in our new space.

Picture by @tomlakaman

18 Uhr

The Berlin Batch Cupping

The Berlin Batch Cupping

Cafe Imports Europe

The Berlin Batch project is at the heart of everything Berlin Coffee Festival is trying to achieve – promoting specialty coffee, connecting people and providing new and existing insight into how coffee is produced. Come down to try some fantastic Costa Rican coffees and learn more about how coffee is produced, bought and traded. This unique event will give you in depth knowledge of the pricing of coffee and all the different stages that are involved in taking a coffee cherry to your (batch) brewer!

Roasting Single Origin Coffees

Roasting Single Origin Coffees

THE BARN Roastery

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What’s the difference between filter and espresso roasts? How to approach different origins and varietals? This workshop will give you an introduction to the basic knowledge you need to roast your own coffee, including roast curves, quality assessment, green bean grading, roast colors and more.

19 Uhr

Back to School: Coffee Quiz Night

Back to School: Coffee Quiz Night

HOME

This year on the International Day of Coffee: Baristas, coffee enthusiasts, extraction geeks, caffeine users and probably a bunch of random people will join a unique, nerdy and quirky competition: Coffee Quiz Night by Home in collaboration with best, harshest and funniest teachers from Nomad and Oatly.
It’s easy: Just unite with 1–2 other genius brains and get ready to check your trivia knowledge about plant we all obsess about: coffee. It’s hard - some questions will be simpler but some might completely catch you off the guard.
Registration: First in first served on the night of the event. We can take up to 8 teams 2-3 persons each.

Filter Stories live storytelling at Nano Kaffee

Filter Stories live storytelling at Nano Kaffee

NANO Kaffee

Join Nano Kaffee and the Filter Stories podcastfor an evening of live storytelling, coffee tasting and drinks. James Harper, the documentary journalist behind Filter Stories, brings you a story that many roasters aren't aware of themselves.
Murray is one of Ecuador’s most famous coffee farmers, but why does he only earn $2 profit from every 250 espressos? James brings us deep into the Ecuadorean coffee world with live storytelling, images and live music to reveal the uncomfortable reality behind your cup of specialty coffee.
Filter Stories is a critically-acclaimed podcast revealing the reality of the coffee industry through investigative journalism and storytelling. Listen to Filter Stories on Spotify, wherever you get your podcasts and at FilterStories.org.