Project Description

Min-seo Kang
South Korea

Please tell us a little about yourself:

I am the South Korea Coffee in Good Spirits Champion!

How did you get started in coffee?:

I began in coffee with just curiosity, and an enjoyment of making coffee for myself.

Please list the coffee competitions you have participated in, what year they took place, and your results:

Korea Coffee in Good Spirits Championship – 1st Place.

What are you excited to do while you are in Brazil?:

Meet other competitors from around the world and enjoy the competition.

What was your first amazing experience with coffee?:

The first time that I tasted juiciness in coffee, and it tasted like tea.

Besides your own competition drink, do you have a favorite cocktail?:

Peach Crush cocktail.

What coffee-producing country most interests or excites you?:

I like sweetness and fruit acidity in coffee, regardless of origin.

What are your interests outside of coffee?:

I’d like to be a judge on the world stage.

Where do you see yourself in 5 years?:

My barista team in Korea, and my coach Cheong-bi!

Is there anyone you would like to thank or recognize, or who helped you to prepare for the competition?: