• La Marzocco GS/3

    La Marzocco GS/3 Custom Upgrades

    Written by Kevin Haugen

    December 18, 2014 3:07 pm

    We are pleased to announce a slate of custom upgrades available from La Marzocco for their illustrious GS/3 espresso machine. We will be offering machines with these handsome upgrades later this month. If you are interested in putting together an... View Article

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    The Vesuvius Espresso Machine with Pressure Profiling

    Written by Hayley McNabb

    December 12, 2014 8:19 pm

    As we warmed up our brand new Vesuvius espresso machine for its maiden voyage through the depths of pressure profiling, we had no idea where it would take us. This beautiful espresso machine has been designed to meet the ever-increasing needs of the... View Article

  • Aeropress Brewing Guide

    Aeropress Brewing Guide

    Written by Kevin Haugen

    December 9, 2014 5:04 pm

    The Steps Open plunge chamber and preheat with hot water. Measure and grind coffee :: 2.5 Tbsp. (14-15g.) medium grind. Add coffee to chamber and add water to mark. Stir gently. Fill chamber to hexagonal ring. Wet filter with hot... View Article

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    Technivorm Brewing Guide

    Written by Kevin Haugen

    December 9, 2014 4:53 pm

    The Steps Preheat the system by running a full brew cycle with only water. Measure out your coffee :: 75 grams or 6 Technivorm scoops for a full carafe. Grind coffee to Fine-Medium. Coffee grounds should be similar to cornmeal.... View Article

  • Vacuum Pot Brewing Guide

    Vacuum Pot Brewing Guide

    Written by Kevin Haugen

    December 9, 2014 4:48 pm

    The Steps Pour desired amount of water into the bottom of glass server and place over butane burner. Insert the filter in the funnel and gently secure the hook and chain to the edge of the tube. Grind coffee to... View Article

  • Cold Brew Brewing Guide

    Cold Brew Brewing Guide

    Written by Kevin Haugen

    December 9, 2014 4:46 pm

    The Steps Fill top glass with ice and water. Be sure all ice is submerged. Grind coffee to medium : 20 Tbsp. (100 g.) Pre-wet filter and place on coffee. Make sure dispersion block is in place. Turn the dripper... View Article

  • Pour Over Hero

    Pour Over Brewing Guide

    Written by Kevin Haugen

    December 9, 2014 4:42 pm

    The Steps Put your kettle on to boil. Fold filter, place in funnel, and wet with hot water. Measure out coffee : 25 grams and grind beans roughly to size of table salt . Place coffee in filter. Pre-infuse your coffee grounds... View Article

  • French Press Brewing Guide

    French Press Brewing Guide

    Written by Kevin Haugen

    December 9, 2014 4:36 pm

    The Steps Put your kettle on to boil. Remove lid/press and preheat with hot water. Measure out coffee :  26 grams (for 12 oz cup / 35 grams for 16oz cup) and grind to coarse. Add water (415 grams for... View Article

  • Chemex Brewing Guide

    Chemex Brewing Guide

    Written by Kevin Haugen

    December 9, 2014 4:24 pm

    The Steps Put your kettle on to boil. Place your Chemex filter in the brewer with the thick portion toward the spout. Pour about 8 ounces of hot water through the filter to rinse out any pulp flavor pre-heat the... View Article

  • LUCCA Espresso Machines

    LUCCA A53 & LUCCA A53 Mini – What’s the difference?

    Written by Hayley McNabb

    December 5, 2014 9:33 pm

    We are extremely excited about the launch of our very own LUCCA branded espresso machines. While the LUCCA A53 and the A53 Mini version may look similar, there are some subtle differences we thought we should point out for those... View Article