Density measurements are vital to coffee roasting and extraction. Perhaps more important than you first thought….Read More
Does Tamping and Grooming have an effect? And if so what? How much? Read on to find out.Read More
How well do you know your grinders?
There’s more to grinders than particle distribution curves.
In this article, we get up close and personal with your grinder and its engineering principles.Read More
Thought we’d write an article on a relatively unknown cause of pitting in the espresso puck.
This article were inspired after seeing this problem whilst out and about.Read More
Is particle size the most important consideration when it comes to brewing?
As our third article, we thought we'd weigh in on this whole "fines are they good or bad" debate. But... with a different angle.
Can fines affect temperature? And if so, can that be a good thing?Read More
Ever wonder if different shapes of espresso portafilters (baskets) affect the extraction?
In this article, we will share our findings from experimenting with couple of different basket shapes and how it affect the extraction process.Read More
Got a drawer full of old coffee baskets? We have! Accumulated from over the years. So how do you actually determine the volume of the basket? Easy step by step instructions in the article..Read More
Article in the 2017 Melbourne Specialty Coffee Book by Smudge Publishing.Read More