#la marzocco #linea mini

Linea Mini Review

The linea Mini is a compact version of the popular, well-known, classic Linea. If you don’t recognize the name, than you don’t know espresso! This miniature beauty is available in 3 bold colors - red, white, black, and of course stainless steel. The simplicity of this machine makes it not only a breeze to use, but to maintain for years to come. Although the brew paddle resembles that of the GS/3 MP don’t be fooled, you cannot play around with the pre-infusion. ...

#how-to #espresso

How-To Make the Perfect Shot of Espresso

Whether you're an experienced barista or a home espresso machine user you may struggle to pull the perfect espresso shot. There are many contributing factors and if you're new to the espresso world you'll definitely go through a bunch of coffee and bad shots. After decades in the business we have a couple of tips to improve your chances of making the perfect shot of espresso. Firstly lets define what the World Barista Championship Rules and Regulations specify as espresso: ...

#filtration #water #water quality

Water Filtration: What to Do When Your Water Isn't Up to Snuff

So, you’ve done all of the research on which espresso machine is best for you and after what seems like forever, you make a decision and choose that a gorgeous direct plumbed espresso machine of your dreams. So why should I worry about the water? Scale deposits - which are due to a high amount of carbonate hardness in your water. These deposits can cause several issues, the least of which is coffee, that does not taste as it should! ...