We will be searching the UK for the Union Best Newcomer to this years Barista Championships. The field is very open, but the barista to beat has to be last years winner Maxwell Colonna-Dashwood, who returns to defend his crown.


Will he be triumphant, and emerge as the king of speciality coffee for a second year, or will a newcomer to the competition take a surprise victory?

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