The Holdswhirl EK43 Distribution Method

Many of you have asked about how to distribute coffee grinds when using an EK43 for espresso service. This is the week! Back in 2013 when we were wracking our brains about how to make espresso with that grinder, we also had to come up with a method for getting grinds...
Please Don’t Polish When You Tamp

Please Don’t Polish When You Tamp

Baristas have come a long way in recent years to abolish many myths of coffeemaking. One that remains fairly steadfast is the polish; the quick spin at the end of a tamp to make the surface of the coffee look smooth. I’ve spun a tamper in many a basket over my years...