November 18, 2015

How to Tamp Espresso: 3 Must-See Videos


Tamping is key for consistent and even extractions. But what’s the “right” way to tamp? And in fact, does a “right” way even exist?

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Take-home message: “Hold the tamper much like you’re going to open a door knob” and “get your body position dialled in”.


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Take-home message: when tamping coffee, “gentle, even, consistent tamping will help increase the quality of drinks and reduce the risk of repetitive-stress injuries”.


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Take-home message: confused by the many tamping tutorials available? Remember, consistency is key when tamping coffee.


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