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Porlex Tall Hand Grinder – Update And Quick Review

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Well, it is 2017 and it is another wonderful year to be a coffee drinker!  One reason we can easily point to is that one of our favorite coffee grinder manufacturers, Porlex, have just recently updated their Tall Hand Grinder with some very excellent and welcome technical improvements. If you haven’t heard of Porlex before, […]

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What Is A PID Controlled Espresso Machine?

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To brew a great cup of espresso coffee depends on several factors… Great tasting water Finely ground coffee Great tamping technique with a good quality portafilter The correct brew ratio (dose vs. yield) Now here comes the big one … temperature.  The water temperature needs to be between 195-205 degrees fahrenheit.  Most espresso machines that […]

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