A Coffee Making Contest using Robusta was held at the Provincial Farmers Livelihood Development Center as part of the Ilocos Sur Coffee Festival 2023.

The contest was divided into two categories namely: Brew Throwdown and Latte Art Throwdown participated by baristas of Ilocos Sur and Ilocos Norte.

The following are the finalists for the Brew Throwdown in no particular order:

Mike B. Bernardo

Alilem, Ilocos Sur

Clean Beach Coffee

Michael A. Hernando

Laoag, Ilocos Norte

Nitro Coffee

Erica B. Molina

Sto. Domingo, Ilocos Sur

One Ilocos Sur Cafe

Finalists for the Latte Art Throwdown:

Dyanne Ramos

Alilem, Ilocos Sur

Crispin Sespeñe

Amian Cafe

Christian Joy Dolores

Cabugao, Ilocos Sur


The awarding of winners will be on 24 November 2023 at the Provincial Farmers Livelihood Development Center.