Good Food Awards Announces The 2018 Finalists For Coffee

Hot diggity dog, a Good Food Awards has announced a collect of a spawn for 2018. Entering a sixth year, a Good Food Awards honors American-based coffee roasters—along with chocolatiers, brewers, apiaries, and 11 other categories of craftsperson—who put as most courtesy on reliable sourcing of their mixture as they do on a finished product.

To be deliberate for a Good Food Awards, roasters contingency contention coffees to be judged and eventually motionless on by their “exemplary season – sweet, clean, good grown body, offset astringency and unusual aromatics.” After clever consideration, a consultant row has motionless on 27 opposite coffees to pierce on to a finals. The winners for 2018 will be announced on Jan 18th. But let’s accommodate a finalists, shall we?

Andytown Coffee Roasters, Ethiopia Idido, California
Backyard Beans Coffee Company, Ethiopia Yirgacheffe Konga, Pennsylvania
Big Creek Coffee Roasters, Ethiopia Gedeb, Montana
Black Oak Coffee Roasters, Ethiopia Hambela Alaka, California
Blueprint Coffee, Ethiopia Hambela, Missouri
Caffe Ladro, Ethiopia Hambela Kirite Organic, Washington
Compelling Coffee, Ethiopia Banko Gotiti Coffee, California
Flight Coffee Co., Ethiopia Amaro Gayo, New Hampshire
Huckleberry Roasters, Ethiopia Sidama Ardi, Colorado
Intelligentsia Coffee Tea, Organic Ethiopia Tikur Anbessa, California
JBC Coffee Roasters, Gedeb Lot 83 Ethiopia Natural, Wisconsin
Metric Coffee Company, El Willay, Peru, Illinois
Mudhouse Coffee Roasters, Limu Dabesa, Ethiopia, Virginia
Noble Coffee Roasting, Ethiopian ‘Bishan Fugu’, Oregon
Noble Coyote Coffee Roasters, Ethiopian Guji – Organic – Natural Process, Texas
Onyx Coffee Lab, Ethiopian Buku, Arkansas
OQ Coffee Co., Kayon Mountain Estate, Ethiopia, New Jersey
Ozo Coffee Roasters, Ethiopia Hambela Kirite, Colorado
Pachamama Coffee Cooperative, Organic Ethiopia Kossa Geshe Organic Ethiopia Natural Amaro, California
Per’La Specialty Roasters, Ethiopia Shakiso, Florida
Radio Roasters Coffee, Ethiopia Organic Guji Shakiso, Georgia
Revel Coffee, Ethiopia Kayon Mountain Guji Dry, Montana
Royal Mile Coffee, Ethiopia Shakiso Mormora Farm, New Jersey
Square One Coffee, Ethiopia Shakiso Mormora, Pennsylvania
Tico Coffee Roasters, Ethiopia Gotiti, California
Topeca Coffee Roasters, Ethiopia Ardi, Oklahoma
Vashon Coffee Company, Ethiopia Yirgacheffe Natural Daniel Miju, Washington

For some-more information on a criteria by that these coffees were comparison or to perspective a list of past winners, revisit a Good Food Awards official website.

Zac Cadwalader is a news editor during Sprudge Media Network and a staff author formed in Dallas. Read some-more Zac Cadwalader on Sprudge.