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What Is Coffee Cupping?

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You might have heard about coffee cupping, but have no idea what it is. There are no right and wrong ways to cup, but those who are serious about their coffee have very stern ideas about how it should be done properly. You can follow the serious direction of professionals who choose coffee flavors for […]

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About Seattle Coffee Gear

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Seattle Coffee Gear provides coffee lovers with a top-notch shopping experience, but so much more. While they offer a wide range of products, from espresso machines to coffee roasters, they also provide access to all the information you could need about all sorts of coffee brewers, roasters and grinders. You can also order a variety […]

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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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Is Coffee Fattening?

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With coffee, the topic of health is always a hot debate.  And a lot of coffee enthusiasts are particularly concerned, especially when it comes to the question “Is coffee fattening?”  Let’s start out by getting one thing straight… No!  Coffee is NOT fattening. Yeah, that’s right. We’ll say it one more time.  Pure coffee by […]

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