Bristol’s Tincan Coffee Co. will be hosting its first Latte Art Throw down ‘Latte Art Showdown 2.0’ at their cafe in Clare Street at 6.30pm on Wednesday 26 July

Many of us are familiar with the intricate patterns created on our morning coffee by Bristol’s baristas. Latte Art ‘Throw Downs’ are a chance for baristas to go head to head and show off their skills at pouring a range of latte art patterns. Latte Art Showdown 2.0 is being pitted as a battle between Bristol and Cardiff with the best baristas from both cities coming together to celebrate their creative talents in one of Bristol’s best new cafes. The first leg took place back in February at Hortons Coffee House in Newport with the Bristol baristas winning. For this rematch the very best from Bristol and Cardiff will pour off against each other over three rounds to find out if Bristol really does have the best barista!

The event which will feature a live DJ, Music and local beers is being organised in conjunction with Clifton Coffee Roasters the local artisan roasters who roast all of Tincan’s coffee to order in small batches from their house blend to their regularly changing guest coffees. Bristol based baristas who want to get involved and battle it out for the £100 prize money should email sam@cliftoncoffee.co.uk but spaces are limited so don’t delay.

Tincan Coffee Co. are a specialist coffee house serving their own locally roasted, seasonal espresso blend alongside award-winning cakes, cold pressed juices, sourdough toasties, and healthy grab & go seasonal breakfasts and lunches. Originally trading from a fleet of vintage Peugeot fire trucks and Citroen HY coffee vans at events throughout the region, Tincan have taken their interior design inspiration from the iconic vehicles that used to be their home. Design features include headlamp lights and specially designed seating based on the vans’ front seats, as well as nods to Citroen’s distinctive chevron logo throughout the café.

Tincan Coffee Co. is a collaboration between Adam White & Jessie Nicolson. It provides a relaxed space to work, meet and relax in fresh, vibrant & friendly surroundings, whilst enjoying the best coffee and service in town. As well as providing their own seasonal blend of coffee, a guest espresso and a range of single origin filters, Tincan also do their bit for the environment. All their suppliers are local, seasonal and organic where possible, all of their milk is organic and all their packaging and disposables are 100% compostable, recycled, and made using bio plastic, which is made from plants not chemicals meaning that they can keep their environmental footprint as small as possible.

Founder Adam White said “we are delighted to be hosting the Latte Art Showdown 2.0. Best of luck to everyone and here’s hoping for another win for Bristol!”