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Vetting New TechsDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

DIAGNOSTIC TEST Please review the information provided and answer the technical questions below A double boiler espresso machine is 2 machines in one. A steamer (produces steam for steaming milk) An espresso brewer (pushes water at 193°F through espresso ground coffee at 9 bar pressure)

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A Guide for Espresso TechniciansDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

Close Cousins Understanding pressure in an espresso machine is straightforward in many respects. We have a few benchmarks for extraction that have been borne out of years of experience and we are fairly adept at generating enough of it for most machines, but it invariably comes down to flow… Source link

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Understanding an Age-Old Problem in EspressoDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

Coffee Technicians Guild photo. by Michael Teahan When I speak to fellow industry nerds about espresso machines, one of the least understood topics is just how many factors influence temperature at the point of infusion. Heat Is Fluid For decades, Italian engineers have struggled with the… Source link

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A Chat with Expert Technician Caleb Heinselman of Five Senses CoffeeDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

Caleb Heinselman of Five Senses Coffee in Western Australia. Courtesy photo. Let me start by saying I do not work for the Australian Board of Tourism. That said, over the next few months, you will see a lot of articles about the service culture and coffee experience in… Source link

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Barista Accessories for the Non-Barista, Part 1Daily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

Though it may seem like an oxymoron to some, not everyone who works on coffee equipment drinks or even likes coffee. This can leave some technicians in the dark when it comes to the extra bits and bobs that make a cafe’s espresso machine run smoothly. The point of… Source link