Thursday, October 7, 2010 Most espressos made in one hour - world record set by Brisbane baristas
BRISBANE, Australia--Twenty baristas manned five coffee machines outside the Aspley Coffee Club in Brisbane's north, making one espresso every 0.7 seconds and, by the time the clocked stopped, they had poured 5061 cups
- setting the new world
record for the
Most espressos made in one hour. Photo:Twenty Brisbane baristas have broken the world record for the most espressos made in one hour. Photo courtesy Brisbane Times (enlarge photo)
The previous Guinness World record for theMost espressos made in one hourwas 3386 espressos, set in Poland in March this year.
The only condition was that each cup had to contain 35 millilitres of coffee.
"We've decided they can keep their jobs," Coffee Club director John Lazarou said, as he celebrated with franchisee and baristas' team coach Craig Pratt. "Our baristas trained for more than three months for this attempt."
Mr Lazarou said the teams were considering extending their record in the future."We really enjoy some healthy competition," he said. Subscribe to our freeRSS News feedto receive updates.