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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 …
Product Comparison | El Rocio Zarre and Lelit Bianca

Product Comparison | El Rocio Zarre and Lelit Bianca

Dec 10th 2021 Written by Reagan Jones
The El Rocio Zarre is a pressure-profiling machine, which means you can control the pressure of the pump during the extraction. It is also an automatic machine, which means you can program shots by time and, alternatively, make espresso simply by pus …
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 …
Product Comparison | Comandante and Kinu M47

Product Comparison | Comandante and Kinu M47

Mar 23rd 2021 Written by Reagan Jones
For a long while we have received questions about the differences between the Comandante and the Kinu models. We made this video to answer some of those questions and to draw distinctions between the grinders, especially regarding purpose (espresso v …
Product Comparison | Fellow Carter Move and Everywhere Mugs

Product Comparison | Fellow Carter Move and Everywhere Mugs

Mar 18th 2021 Written by Reagan Jones
Both the Carter Move Mug and the Carter Everywhere Mug were designed to keep your drink at the ideal temperature on the go. Check out this video to learn more about the similarities and differences of both to determine which is best for you. Tran …
Product Comparison | Fellow Ode and Baratza Vario Coffee Grinders

Product Comparison | Fellow Ode and Baratza Vario Coffee Grinders

Jan 1st 2021 Written by Meredith Langley
The relatively new Fellow Ode (standard with 64mm flat steel burrs) and tried and true Baratza Vario (upgraded to 54mm flat steel burrs) share a purpose—grinding for filter—yet differ in the particulars, including features and (though only slightly) …
A Comparison of Premium Hand Grinders for Coffee and Espresso

A Comparison of Premium Hand Grinders for Coffee and Espresso

Dec 18th 2020 Written by Ryan Felbinger & Steve Morrow
The ascension of the grinder to its status as the most crucial piece of brewing gear is well deserved. More than anything else the grinder has the potential to make, or severely limit, the flavor quality of brewed coffee. It is natural, then, for thi …