February 15, 2016

What’s the Deal with Bottomless Portafilters? 3 Must See Videos


Baristas! Do you see tiger stripes? Or do you suffer from channelling issues? A bottomless or ‘naked’ portafilter is a handy barista tool to practice your dosing and tamping technique. Watch the three  videos below to learn how to employ a bottomless portafilter to visualise and perfect your espresso extractions.

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Are your shots a little thin despite your extraction timing being perfect?

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A bottomless portafilter assists baristas in dialling in their grinders accurately and quickly.

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Can’t quite visualise your extraction? This slow motion video follows the espresso in slow motion.

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Please note: Perfect Daily Grind does not own the rights to these videos and cannot be held accountable for their content.