Critique shot and help improve flavor - Page 5

Beginner and pro baristas share tips and tricks.

Postby OK31 » Feb 12, 2018, 11:49 am

BaristaBob wrote:I agree with Randy. Wet imprint okay. After working with the BDB for almost two years I only use the razor as a gauge of height. If I sit the razor in there and it leaves a big dent, then I know I should down dose a little or move to a a larger pf screen. I go between 18g and 20g baskets. So if the Marabar likes to be updosed, you may want to invest in a 20g basket.

That's the odd part the razor was nowhere near the bed after tamping.


Postby BaristaBob » replying to OK31 » Feb 12, 2018, 3:56 pm

Interesting...I have never used Malabar Gold. Wondering if robusta swells more than arabica? Just a wild thought.
Bob "hello darkness my old friend..."


Postby OK31 » replying to BaristaBob » Feb 12, 2018, 4:10 pm

Not a clue I think it may be happier in the 18.5 range from that standpoint. Also the beans are not the freshest at this point I'm sure it plays into it as well though it still tastes good.