La Spaziale Pre-Infusion Taste Test #1

La Spaziale Pre-Infusion Taste Test #1

I recently installed La Spaziale’s “progressive pre-infusion” chamber on my 2 group New EK.  Since installing the setup, I have not had any bad extractions to speak of.  I have also been paying close attention to quantity of coffee in (18g) and quantity (weight) of liquid out (~18g).  I typically like shorter shots, so anything…

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Adding Pre-Infusion to the La Spaziale New EK

The Goal Pull more consistent shots. Test if there are any discernible differences with and without pre-infusion Hypothesis Most of the crappy extractions I get are probably more of a function of a lazy barista. However, I wonder if a “soft start” might be more forgiving. When I first bought this machine and before I…

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Tasting Notes: El Blanco Espresso by Johnson Brothers Coffee

Equipment: Grinder:  Rancillio Rocky (set to 2) Espresso Machine:  Rancillio Silvia w/ Auber PID Temperature:  Auber PID set to 218 Pressure:  OPV set to 9 Bar Dosing: 15 to 16g Basket: Espresso Parts Ridgeless Double Portafilter: Espresso Parts Naked Coffee: El Blanco Espresso by Johnson Brothers Coffee.  From the Johnson Brothers Coffee website: This lot…

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