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THE 2:1 RATIO

If third wavers are good at anything, it’s following trends and adopting new dogmas. If I didn’t know any better, I would say that most young baristas are glued to Instagram all day, just waiting to see what trend they should unquestioningly follow next. Call me crazy...

HAND POUR OBSERVATIONS

Hand pours seem to have died at some point in the past few years, but nevertheless I’d like to do a short posthumous comparison of the most popular methods. I’ve always favored batch...

WHAT IS BAKED COFFEE?

For years I’ve been promoting the idea of a steady decline in the ROR (rate of rise) during roasting. Recently I’ve heard of some "educators" publicly discrediting the idea of a steadily...