Tips and Techniques

Beginner and pro baristas share tips and tricks for making espresso.
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  • Espresso 101: Newbie Introduction to Espresso [videos]
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  • Help! Inconsistent shots, same variables.
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  • Stuff about espresso that I wished I knew when I started out
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  • Humidity Requiring Radical Change in Grind?
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  • Puck paper purveyors?
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  • Consistently getting a floating island crema: help!
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  • Bottomless versus double spout portafilter
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  • Having to adjust grind more coarse
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  • An Even MORE Considered Approach to E61 Flow Control (now with video)
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