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USCC Recap

US Coffee Champs OC 2020 Recap

  Team Baratza had a wonderful 3 days at USCC in Orange County, meeting so many great people in our industry. We volunteered at the Brewers Cup and Cup Tasters stages and got to see and experience, up close, the incredible presentations from the c…

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How to Brew Coffee for a Group

If you’re hosting folks in your home, and want to provide a great coffee experience for your guests, it can be a – you’re switching from your usual single cup to brewing for many people at one time! An automatic maker is good to have, and manual brewin…

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Encore Sustainability

Our Journey to Sustainability

Sustainable. We see that word thrown around everywhere – if something is made of bamboo or can be repurposed as a wind chime someday, companies call it a “sustainable” option. If a café switches to compostable straws, that café can call that a “sustain…

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When Should I Replace My Burrs?

Let’s say you own a Baratza grinder. You’ve had it for a few years now and you’ve been enjoying fresh ground coffee on demand. When you boil it all down, a coffee grinder is just a machine that turns burrs. Machines need to work over long periods of ti…

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How to Make Espresso for a Group

Anybody can throw on a pot of brew, sure, but in order to really impress your guests, fresh-pulled espresso is the way to go! You’re probably thinking: “I don’t run a coffee shop! How am I going to make espresso for this huge group using only the coffe…

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Key Gadgets for your Coffee Corner

We grind you brew is more than our tagline, it’s a snapshot of the process to enrich life’s moments with coffee. In between, there are handy little tools that can make this process smooth and the final product tastier. Here’s a list of small gadgets fo…

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How to Make Sense of Flavor in Espresso

You’ve learned about flavor notes. And you know what typical flavors to expect out of different coffees. Now, it’s time to put that learning into action! When you’re making espresso, you’re going to taste a lot of different flavors. It’s important to k…

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