BAC 7: Belgian Aeropress Championship 2018

Very proud to announce a 7th consecutive national Aeropress championship at Caffenation. This way we are the longest active organizer on earth. :-)

Friday evening 14 September 2018: Qualifications 

Friday evening 21 September 2018: Finals 

(note: If we don't have more then 27 participants we stick to just 1 evening: 21 September)

Hours, coffee, poster and judges will be announced later on the summer when subscriptions open. 

For sure the winner wins a trip to the WAC in Sydney Australia in November 2018. 

Here already the updated rules:

Also on the WAC website.


  1. The brewer used must be a genuine AeroPress. No other brewer may be used in the drink preparation.
  2. All three parts of a genuine AeroPress brewer must be used; the chamber, the plunger, and the filter cap. Aftermarket or non-genuine parts are not allowed.
  3. Ground coffee and water are the only ingredients allowed.
  4. Any type of filter is allowed, so long as it does not replace the filter cap itself (see rule #2). The filter can be made out of paper, metal, cloth, or any other material. 
  5. Competitors are welcome to bring their own grinder, kettle, scales, water, or other equipment.
  6. If the Hosts have specified a competition coffee, this is the only coffee that may be used.
  7. Competitors must present a minimum of 150ml of brewed coffee, in the vessel provided.
  8. Coffees not presented within the time limit of 8 minutes will not be evaluated.
  9. Failure to comply with any of the above will result in disqualification. 

Competitors must have the Belgian nationality or working in the Belgian coffee business for at least 1 year. 


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