Barista competitions take hard work, sacrifice, humility, and support from others. This post will tell you about what it takes to reach the highest levels of competition and professionalism as a barista.
The 30th post of the series. A little update and a peak at the book I am working on, with an experiment to try at home.
Thermal loss in espresso brewing can have big impacts in the consistency and overall flavor. Here are some ways you can keep thermal integrity intact.
Roasting of coffee has a direct impact on bean density, and this has further implications on how we extract our coffee. Espresso is affected more clearly than filter brewing.
Roasting is a complex and dynamic process. Here are a couple things that impact bean density and character.