Posts Tagged ‘grinder’

Making Your Grinder Burrs Last

By Copper Canyon

Did you know the way your grinder grinds up coffee beans can affect the taste of your daily brew as much as water or other contributing factors? When the grinder burrs wear down, it can greatly affect the size of the grind particles, no longer offering the previous consistency when the grinder was fresh out of the box. We have put together a handy chart to highlight the most frequently used burr grinders to show when is the best time to change out the burrs as well as some useful tips on how to prolong the life of your grinder. If your burr grinder is not listed below, contact us and we will find out the best time to perform maintenance on your particular model. (more…)

The 4 M’s of Espresso

By Copper Canyon

Is it organic? Fair trade? Does the milk come from grass-fed cows? Is this flavoring all-natural? Can you make it soy with whip? These are the typical questions that many coffee lovers toss at their baristas during their daily coffee ritual. However, there is a more fundamental yet precise method behind the drink construction that most people just do not realize. The process is made up of four individual aspects that make up the bigger picture: miscela, macinacaffe, macchina, and mano. (more…)