Redlands YOUNGBLOOD Austin Amento, owner of Augie's Coffee House, is the 2016 US Cup Tasters Champion!
"Congratulations are in order to Austin Amento, owner of Augie’s Coffee in Redlands, California, for winning the 2016 United States Cup Tasters Championship. This competition takes skills learned through the formal coffee evaluation process—”cupping” in professional parlance—and gamifies them into a test of sensory acuity and speed. Austin Amento beat out two dozen of his fellow countrymen and women at this year’s event in San Francisco, held in conjunction with the 2016 Good Food Awards. Amento now advances to represent the United States at the 2016 World Cup Tasters Championship, beginning March 29th in Shanghai, China."