Date: 16-20 August 2022

Location: 620 Alum Creek Dr, Columbus, OH 43205

Want to hang with the best coffee roasters in the world?

Then this is for you!
Golden Bean is the World's Largest Coffee Roasting Competition and attracts the best of the best in the coffee roasting industry.

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The Golden Bean has been running now for nineteen years in Australia and is in its eighth year in North America. It is one of the key elements in the growth of the coffee industry by way of rewarding the coffee roasters, the vital person in the chain for all coffee businesses.

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  • Enter your coffee

    For each single coffee entry, you will receive a certificate, detailed judges feedback via the Portal login and registration. In addition, six entries includes free competition attendance.

    Enter now for your chance to be a Golden Bean champion!

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  • Attend the event

    By attending the Golden Bean competition you will meet with superstars of the coffee world, learn more about this amazing industry, interact with the latest and greatest coffee suppliers and most importantly, have fun!

    Purchase a ticket on the link below or enter six coffee's to get a free ticket!

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Attending the event

By attending the Golden Bean competition, you will meet with superstars of the coffee world, interact with the latest and greatest coffee suppliers as well as having fun!

Plus, if you enter six or more coffee's you will receive a free attendance ticket.

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  • Sean Edwards

    Founder and Head Bean

    Sean has been involved in the Australian café industry for over...

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  • Scott Angelo

    Head Judge

    Scott is the founder of Oceana Coffee and is a multiple Golden Bean award...

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  • Lenka Bohorova

    Category Judge

    Lenka is an Authorized SCA Trainer and a Coffee Training Manager at Canterbury....

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NEW for 2022: Golden Bean World Series

Who has the best coffee? The Northern Hemisphere or the Southern Hemisphere? This year we will find out once and for all!

We will battle it out in Hawaii on 29th November - 2nd December 2022.

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Important Dates for the 2022 Competition

Wednesday 16 March 2022

Friday 12 August 2022, 5pm

16-20 August 2022

31 August 2022

Please note:
It is the responsibility of the roaster to choose the delivery date of their coffee (within the window of dates advised) to ensure it is at its best on the days of judging.

Entry options


    Cost: $150 per entry

    Ensure you enter into the milk, espresso and filter categories to be in the running to being crowned the Overall Champion!

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    Cost: $550 for full event or $200 per day

    Or if you enter 6 coffees you will get a free attendance ticket!

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