Choosing a quality tamper is often overlooked as an important consideration of brewing good espresso. I like to think that brewing espresso is a lot like a science experiment. You have many variables that need to be adjusted or altered so that you are able to brew the best shot possible. Tamping...
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Winner of Coffee Geek’s 2006 Editor Choice Award for the Best Training Tool category, the Espro Calibrated Tamper features world class construction. This unique tamper automatically clicks when 30 pounds of force has been exerted onto it, alerting you when you have reached the proper amount of tamp pressure for espresso extraction. These tampers have flat, stainless-steel bases and are available in 53 as well as 58mm sizes.Espro Calibrated Tampers are designed, machined and assembled in Vancouver Canada.
Brewing Espresso – Science or Art? Part One Could you make brewing espresso a science experiment? I think you can and should. As with any science experiment, if you can control the variables it is the key to getting what you want in your results. I say why not look at espresso in the same...