Project Description

Wilford Lamastus Jr.
Bajareque Coffee House

Please tell us a little about yourself: 

I am a cupper and roaster for Bajareque Coffee in Panama city.

What are you excited to do in Boston?:

Train for the World Brewers Cup.

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

2018 Brewers Cup Panama – 2nd Place
2018 Barista Championship Panama – 2nd Place
2019 Brewers Cup Panama – 1st Place

How do you see the coffee industry changing in the future?:

I see more global partnerships between the producers and consumer worlds.

Where do you see yourself in five years?:

Working in several fields of the coffee industry to help improve the production side.

What are your interests outside of coffee?:

Hiking, watching sports, and CrossFit.

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

My coach, Ben Putt; My father, Wilford Lamastus; Mi wife, Simi; and my mom, Velia — thank you all!