Recipe Recap! Carlos Medina’s [representing Chile] World Brewers Cup Champion Recipe

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Recipe Recap! Carlos Medina’s World Brewers Cup Champion Recipe

A huge congratulations to Carlos Medina, representing Chile on taking the World Brewers Cup Champion Title!


15.5 grams  Natural Sida from Cafe Granja la Esperanza

Water Spec

65ppm with equal parts of calcium and Magnesium 

- to create a all rounded experience integrating acidit, sweetness and body

Temperature: 91C/ 195 F 

Brew Ratio 



Conical Filter

Brew Recipe

250 grams of water total

Circular pours, spiraling out and in, in 50 grams - 5 equal pours

silent time: 30 seconds between each pour

Total Brew time 


Brewer and cup

ORIGAMI Air S and Sensory Cup

ORIGAMI Cupping Cup to hold used Brewer after brew


Timemore Basic Plus

Why we love this recipe?

Why we love this recipe?

High Replicability:

This recipe offers simplicity and remarkable effectiveness, ensuring consistent results. Precise measurements of 50 grams in 30-second intervals make every movement easily repeatable. The key lies in unwavering commitment to consistency, delivering uniformity with every brew.
Exemplary Consistency:

Experience unparalleled temperature stability with the renowned ORIGAMI Air S brewer. Its unique 20 crease design and conical filter eliminate variables that could compromise consistency, guaranteeing exceptional results.
A Complete Sensory Experience:

Delight in a comprehensive sensorial journey with the distinguished Origami Sensory Flavor Cup. Its meticulous design preserves delicate aromas, while the curved rim facilitates smooth sipping. The handleless cup, held in both hands, imparts a comforting warmth, providing judges with a holistic experience.
Create moments that transcend the ordinary and deliver consistent excellence with the Air S and Sensory Cup.

Additional Tip:

Carlos also stirred coffee to integrate all flavors and used a origami cupping cup to hold the air S dripper after brew.

Flavor notes summary

When Hot: 

dark cherry, violets, and white tropical fruit like mangosteen

When Warm: 

Dark cherry with concord grape and dark chocolate

When Cold:

Green grapes, apple juice and pineapple

After Taste

long sweetness, and refreshing in all three stages

When Hot: 

green tea

When Warm: 

green apple juice and chocolate

When Cold:

apple juice


medium - like ripe pineapple

When Warm: Phosphoric and malic

When Cold: Malic acid like Fuji apple


Grilled pineapple - medium sweetness in all 3 stages



medium in all 3 stages


When Hot and Warm:

juice and syrupy 


When Cold:

round and syrupy