temperature coffee consistency

How water, group, and steam temperature can improve coffee consistency

Espresso machine manufacturer Nuova Simonelli has shared advice on how baristas can control the temperature of their coffee to achieve better consistency. Nuova Simonelli says consistency is critical: “Without it, espresso quality will fluctuate, recipes will be hard to refine, and returning customers looking for another one of those ‘amazing coffees’ they drank last time will end up leaving disappointed.”
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Rancilio Specialty RS1

Rancilio Specialty RS1 makes its mark

The Rancilio Specialty RS1 espresso machine has made an impression on the Australian market thanks to its temperature profiling technology and workflow considerations. Rancilio is a company steeped in tradition, but that doesn’t mean the Italian manufacturer isn’t willing to try something new.
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temperature coffee machine performance

How temperature effects coffee machine performance

Dr Monika Fekete looks at temperature-dependent variables and their consequences on grinder and espresso machine performance. On a chilly winter morning, hot cup of coffee in hand, I’m once again thinking about the many ways temperature has influenced the liquid I’m drinking.
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grind temperature extraction

How grind temperature impacts extraction

Dr Monika Fekete explores the impact of grind temperature on extraction temperature and why shots tend to speed up over time.  Dialing in a delicious espresso shot is great way to start your day, be it at work or at home. As the day goes on, you might find that shots speed up and you need to adjust your grinder a bit finer to get the same result. It seems like your grind profile has changed.  Does this sound like a familiar story? It might be a common observation, but to date I’m unaware of a viable explanation backed up by solid data. 
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