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Category: Education

Grind Size and Extraction: The Basic Approach

Of the Five Important Factors in Brewing Great Coffee at Home, grind size is crucial. It allows for much greater or lesser extraction and can mean the difference between a great cup of coffee and a terrible one. A quick refresher on extraction Extracti…

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Sette Series Comparison

The journey to great coffee at home starts with a good grinder. We offer several models, and examine how to choose the right one for you in a previous post. The Sette series offers the best grind quality and user experience for espresso available in ou…

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How to Choose your Baratza Coffee Grinder

This blog will help you choose the best grinder for your coffee journey. Multi-purpose workhorses like the Encore and Virtuoso+ won’t break your budget, next-level precision like the Vario and Vario-W will up your game for espresso and brew, and cutting edge technology like the Sette series will elevate the home espresso experience.

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Purging While Adjusting

When you make a grind adjustment, you expect an immediate result. This makes sense because grind has a serious effect on the flavor of your coffee. So what does it mean if you make an adjustment, but don’t see a change in how your coffee extracts? Some…

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Chaff In Your Coffee Grounds?

Chaff is the thin outer skin of the coffee bean and is prevalent in roasted coffee that is of a lighter roast profile, especially if the chaff collector of the roaster becomes full during roasting. When roasted to a darker roast profile, the chaff is b…

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Back to School + Craft Coffee = doing good for Malawi

It’s not often that you think about Middle School and great coffee together, right? But that’s definitely what happening at Piedmont Middle School in Charlotte NC. A student team here have a coffee shop, to provide Admin and Faculty with delicious coff…

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