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George answered the question Vario-coffee everywhere but in portafiler.

The people at Baratza suggested I try the yogurt cup technique as an alternative. This is where you cut the bottom of the yogurt container (small container) and insert it into the portafilter as a type of funnel.  Also, they said there is a small metal funnel-type device sold by orphanexpresso. Interestingly, the video on that website...

over 1 year ago
George answered the question Vario-coffee everywhere but in portafiler.

Thank you.  I was grinding for a rather fine grind for expresso so the type of grind would not seem to be the issue.  I think one problem would be that the unit is designed to deliver grinds directly from the grinding chamber rather than through a small chute or other channel that would likley...

over 1 year ago
George asked the question Vario-coffee everywhere but in portafiler.

Just received my new Vario yesterday.  I love just about everything-except the fact that no matter where or how I hold the portafilter, the grounds shot backwards against the rear edge of the filter causing them to then shoot outside the grinder along the left and right side of the grinder and all over the...

over 1 year ago
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