Tucked under the towering lights of the Space Needle in Seattle, WA sits Honor Coffee. An elegant space with a dedicated staff of coffee professionals.

With coffee and emceeing provided by Olympia Coffee Roasting Company, it was the perfect kick off to the 2016 TNTNW season!

Barista’s poured with Smith Brothers Farms for perfect milk texture to pour latte art.


The prize packs for the Top 3 were outrageous!

Top 3
-EP T-Shirts and Scout Book Kits
-Sweet Swag from Honor Coffee and Olympia Coffee Roasting Company
-Fresh Cup Tumbler
-Roast Magazine Hat
Copies of:
-Barista Magazine
-Imbibe Magazine
-Roast Magazine
-Fresh Cup Magazine

1st Place
-Kalita Wave Brewer
-Yama Glass Tea Cup Set
-Acaia Scale
1 Year Subscriptions to:
-Barista Magazine
-Imbibe Magazine
-Fresh Cup Magazine
-Cash Money from the entry fee


The space was wall to wall coffee lovers.


The latte art skills of these PNW baristas continue to level up! Sometimes it seems impossible for the judges to choose.


The loveliest judges in the land: Sam Schroeder from Olympia Coffee Roasting Company, Sarah Dooley from Milk And Coffee, and Terika Raak from Honor Coffee


Your Top 3


3rd Place – Kordell Roberts from Cherry Street Coffee House in Seattle, WA


2nd Place – Previous Champion Brain Hernandez from Morsel in Seattle, WA


1st Place – New Year, New Champ! Calvin Kuo from Oui Paris Cafe and Blenz Coffee Steveston in Vancouver, BC!

It’s gonna be an amazing year – TNTNW is taking the whole PNW! We’re coming for you Idaho, Eastern Oregon, and Northern Washington. Join us next month for our TNT at Backporch Coffee in Bend, OR on February 25th. And check out our previous blog posts for the complete 2016 schedule!

Until next month, Stay Caffeinated!