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2019 Roaster Smackdown Public Judging Party MELBOURNE - MAIN EVENT

  • Blume Coffee Roaster 2 Yarra Street Abbotsford, VIC, 3067 Australia (map)
MELB Roaster Smackdown Public Judging Party - MAIN EVENT
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The competitors will be roasting at Project 281 space in Brunswick on 20th & 21st 2019 led by Anne Cooper, Roastress Coop. We have 14 roasters ready to compete head to head to be titled 2019 Roaster Smackdown Melbourne Champion.

On Saturday 27th July, there will be a panel of industry judges who will pick the Final 8 Competitors using the process of elimination.

Every attendees will get a chance to participate in a blind cupping where you are able to taste and vote for your favourite cup of the Final 8. It’s your chance to vote for the winner of the People’s Choice Award.

The winner will be announce at the end of the day. There will be two winners; Judges’ Choice Winner & Peoples’ Choice Winner.



  • Anne Cooper Roasteress Coopes


  • Joe Tynan Cafe Imports Australia

  • Aislinn Cullen Melbourne Coffee Merchants

  • Angus Gibbs Blume Coffee Roasters



Oatly will be serving up cookes & not milk using their human & environmentally friendly product. Cookies provided by the lovely

Roaster Smackdown Merchandise Stall

You'll be able to purchase our Roaster Smackdown exclusive merchandise, from; cupping spoons, pins, t-shirt, to tote bags, you name it!

Aillio Bullet Live Roasting

A live roasting using the BULLET R1 V2 by AILLIO will showcase this revolutionary technology to bring into the industry and for home roaster. The Bullet R1 is the smallest 1kg capacity roaster on the market, and it plugs into any standard electrical 10amp power point, making it ideal for both sample batch roasting in a lab or to compliment the ultimate set up for the home enthusiast. Your chance to check out how it works!

Moon Dog Brewery

Moon Dog is our favourite beer brewers and always a welcomed sponsor to all of our events. You can expect delicious brews coming from this team.


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