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Learn Coffee with Gwilym: #6 Cleaning the Machine

Improve your barista skills in 2015. We are releasing a new video every week. Don't miss it and subscribe today: http://europeancoffeetrip.com/gwilym #6 CLEANING THE MACHINE: Cleaning the espresso machine is not the most exciting topic but it has a huge influence on the taste of your espresso. This video looks at what to clean and how often. About the project: The knowledge of baristas is improving quickly but we need a strong foundation, if we get the basics right we will progress faster and better. The goal […]

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Learn Coffee with Gwilym: #1 Coffee Distribution

#1 COFFEE DISTRIBUTION: The first video is about the effective distribution of coffee from the grinder into the filter basket before tamping. To have a consistently even extraction without ‘channelling’ you need an effective and consistent technique for distributing the coffee evenly throughout the filter basket, leaving a flat and level surface before tamping. This video looks at what Distribution is and how to do it effectively and consistently. About the project: The knowledge of baristas is improving quickly but we need a strong foundation, if we […]

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