On the hottest day of the year we travelled down to Brighton Beach to take part in The Gadget Show’s coffee challenge.
Presenters Jon and Ortis were matched against Dan Fellows the UK’s Barista Champion . The competition was designed to measure whether the general public preferred their coffee made by modern gadgets or Dan’s traditional methods.
Dan triumphed in the first two rounds but came up against the JetChill Machine in the final ‘Signature Coffee’ round. With a little assistance from the weather (and a drop of alcohol) the JetChill dry ice chilled smoking coffee cocktail won over the general public as they voted for machine over man. Cue the beginning of The Matrix…