Barista Hustle

Stop Renouncing Refractometers

September 11, 2016

Stop Renouncing Refractometers

It’s 2016 and there’s still a lot of misinformation and anti-intellectualism surrounding refractometers for coffee. Here’s a couple phrases I’ve read recently, and my rebuttals

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December 21, 2015

VST,WTF Part 3

Understanding more about the EK43 and why it makes coffee taste better. Part 3.

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December 14, 2015

VST:WTF Part 2

Now that I’ve covered what a refractometer is and how it works, it’s important to understand what it can and cannot do. 

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December 07, 2015

VST:WTF Part 1

A lecture called ‘VST:WTF?’. It’s a two hour long foray into the science of measuring coffee with a refractometer.

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The Downward Spiral Of Death

December 08, 2014

The Downward Spiral Of Death

Why using a refractometer creates harmony and balance between barista and roaster.

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Refractometer Method

December 08, 2014

Refractometer Method

A video detailing the steps in using a refractometer

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