The Coffee Professor Blog

Water Quality

The Reverse Osmosis (RO) system is now leading the battle in combating water impurities.   Despite being the major component of every coffee shot, the role of water in achieving the perfect shot is not often considered. Not only will the quality of water affect the taste,...

Equation to a Perfect Extraction

Back when I used to train baristas (about 15 years ago) it was difficult to avoid overwhelming newcomers with the complexities of espresso extraction.   We definitely spent more lime training them on the intricacies of extraction than we did on how to texture milk. Most new baristas seemed...