THE BARN IS PROUD TO BE A PART OF

BERLIN COFFEE FESTIVAL 2019

SAVE THE DATE
October 1st to 6th

Already in its fifth edition, the festival brings together people from the whole supply chain to share experiences and talk about everything coffee related.

Keep your calendars clear during October 1st to 6th and follow our Instagram for updates about what we have in store for you.

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BROUGHT TO YOU BY THE BARN

HANDS-ON INTERACTIVE WORKSHOPS

During the the festival, we have a very busy schedule, full of hands-on workshops in our lab and at our roastery. In our wide range of workshops, you will have a better understanding of Umami taste, learn how to grade and analyse green beans, and what are the key concepts to get the best extraction.

We also introduce you to the essentials of roasting coffee and the importance of having appropriate water for brewing. And two groups will have training on how to make beautiful latte art.

Click here to see the full list of our workshops

ROASTING SINGLE ORIGIN COFFEES
OCTOBER 1st

EXTRACTION OF SPECIALTY COFFEE
OCTOBER 1st

Water for Coffee
October 2nd

Roasting Single Origin Coffees
October 2nd

Extraction of Specialty Coffee
October 3rd

Explore The Sixth Sense: Umami
October 3rd

Barista Masterclass
October 4th

Espresso Shots & Milk
OCTOBER 5th

Quality Grading Of Our Green Coffee
October 5th

LATTE ART
October 5th

Manual Brew
October 6th

SENSORY ANALYSIS
OCTOBER 6th

BCF COFFEE FLIGHT

Be the first to have a coffeeflight with our Berlin Coffee Festival Coffee 2019. The Costa Rican project coffee will be featured across all our locations specifically for the Berlin Coffee Festival week. Be the first to receive this coffee in three different ways: V60 / Espresso / Flatwhite.

Our Sony Center location is the latest addition to our café locations in Berlin. Come by, relax and enjoy the launch of our Festival Coffee 2019.

When: Tuesday October 1st 16:00 - 18:00
Where: THE BARN Sony Center

INSPIRING TALKS

Marta Dalton - Talk on Sustainable Coffee Farming

To kick off the first day of the festival, we are hosting a talk from Marta Dalton, founder of Coffee Bird, one of our coffee partners in Guatemala. Marta has built a platform that focuses not only on growing high-quality coffee, but ensuring a sustainable future along the supply chain too - all the way from the coffee picker to the barista.

When: Tuesday October 1st 16:00 - 18:00
Where: THE BARN Roastery

A look at sustainable farming in ethiopia

We welcome our export partner BELCO, who have invited a number of farmers to join them this year at the Berlin Coffee Festival. This presentation will focus specifically on the different flavours profiles we can expect from Ethiopian coffee. A specific focus on one origin will allow for a deep dive into the differences found across regions and processing styles.

When: Wednesday October 2nd 16:00 - 18:00
Where: THE BARN Roastery

EXPERT PANEL

Panel & Tasting: Crafts That share the same sustainable approach: Beer, Wine, Spirits and Coffee

We look at the agricultural foundations of Coffee, Wine, Beer and Cocktails! Check in and see what is new with some of Berlin’s industry leaders in all things alcoholic.

When: Thursday October 3rd 17:00 - 18:30
Where: THE BARN Roastery

Sustainability along the whole coffee value chain

Join our panel of interdisciplinary experts as we take an all-encompassing look at best practices in sustainability from the farm level all the way into the cafe.

When: Friday October 4th 16:30 - 18:30
Where: THE BARN Roastery

DAILY EVENTS

the barn passport

Explore Berlin with THE BARN. Visit our fantastic locations throughout Berlin and settle down for a drink. Each café will reward you with a stamp, the first 50 to fill the passport with all the stamps will win a prize; including a very special prize for the first person to complete the challenge!

public cuppings

We will be offering free cuppings in our different locations across the city. We will cup The Barn’s latest roasted coffee each day at 12pm according to the following schedule:

When: October 1st - 4th at 12pm
Where:
October 1st - BARN SONY CENTER
October 2nd -
CAFÉ KRANZLER
October 3rd - CAFÉ NEUKÖLLN
October 4th -
Nordbahnhof

farm relationships in rwanda: david rubanzangabo, huye mountain

David Rubanzangabo, owner of Huye Mountain washing station, will present his farm’s latest experiments with processing. Earlier this year we featured some of the first natural coffee to be exported from Rwanda! Learn first-hand how David’s team worked to develop and elevate their processing.

When: Friday October 4th 14:00 - 16:00
Where: THE BARN Roastery

Pairing Natural Products: Coffee, Wine and Cheese

Coffee fans love to bring up the fact that Coffee has more flavour components than can be identified in wine. Let’s put that to the test. This event will compare and contrast similar flavour profiles found in high-quality coffee and wine, with some cheese as a bonus!

When: Friday October 4th 18:30 - 21:00
Where: THE BARN Roastery

GERMAN COMANDANTE CUP

We are honoured to announce the fourth German Comandante Cup hosted in Berlin.
Competitors prepare and serve one individual beverage with 10 minutes of preparation time and 8 minutes serving time. Each competitor uses only whole bean coffee provided by THE BARN and hand grinders provided by COMANDANTE.

Apply as a contestant here

When: Saturyday October 5th 14:00 - 18:00
Where: THE BARN Roastery

GEAR SWAP PARTY (WITH DRINKS & BBQ)

Bring your (working) second hand coffee gear to this event and find a trading partner! This is a platform for coffee lovers in the Berlin community to find a new life for their neglected brewing equipment, and maybe take something new home. Drinks and a BBQ will be available!

When: Saturday October 5th 16:00 - 19:30
Where: THE BARN Roastery

MARKET DAY

The festival culminates in a big Market Day on Sunday, the 6th of October, 11AM – 18PM, at the historic Markthalle Neun. Explore the offerings of more than 30 roasters, including The Barn. We will be showcasing our coffees, hand brewing, and talking with excited coffee lovers. Also, be sure to catch our slot on the espresso booth from 11:30 - 15:30.

When: Sunday October 6th 11:00 - 19:00
Where: Markthalle Neun, Eisenbahnstraße 42/43, 10997 Berlin 

final festival drink

Unwind with us after the market day with a final festival drink at our cafe just off the Maybachufer. Close out a busy week with a relaxing drink at our Neukolln cafe - just a short 15 minute walk from Markthalle Neun.

When: Sunday October 6th 16:00 - 19:00
Where: THE BARN Neukölln