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A Comparison of Distribution Tools

A Comparison of Distribution Tools

Dec 28th 2021 Written by Steve Morrow
Distribution tools are a relatively new advancement in this relatively new industry of specialty coffee. They are new because you don’t actually need them in order to make espresso, so for over a hundred years, since the invention of the espresso mac …
A Comparison of Espresso Tampers

A Comparison of Espresso Tampers

Dec 7th 2021 Written by Steve Morrow
The verb “tamp” dates to the early 19th century when it was used exclusively in mining for referring to bore-holes, e.g., the act of packing earth into cavities filled with explosives. Later in the same century the word was being used in the non-dest …
A Comparison of Brewing Scales

A Comparison of Brewing Scales

Oct 29th 2020 Written by Caleb Spindler
To the uninitiated, the new-to-coffee person, seeing a barista use a scale to brew coffee is like watching your best friend’s dad get out a yardstick to measure the distance between his golf ball and the first hole at Pappy’s Putt-Putt for Kids. It s …
Product Comparison | Gooseneck Pour Over Kettles

Product Comparison | Gooseneck Pour Over Kettles

Apr 12th 2018 Written by meredithlangley
An essential accessory for many manual brewing methods, pour over kettles can make quite the difference in the cup, not to mention user experience. At Prima, we've cultivated an offering of top-notch kettles for the professional and novice alike, fro …
A Comparison of Pour Over Brewing Kettles

A Comparison of Pour Over Brewing Kettles

Dec 11th 2017 Written by calebspindler
Every trade has its tools, and that of manual coffee-making is no exception. One of the most important tools — especially for pour-over brewing — is the kettle. And, if you ask us, these are the best ones out there. Manual coffee-making is no except …