Are you a big fan of lattes and don’t want to spend $5 every time you want one? A lot of people are in the same boat with you, but it’s confusing, as a home barista, to know where to start. Everybody on the forums are saying different things, so let me just cut through the noise for you.
These are the 3 major things you need to look for in a home espresso machine:
In the end, it’s up to you. I will note that if you don’t really want to spend money on the equipment, you should probably just get it in a coffee shop.
As we have just introduced Iced Coffee, we thought we would put our recipe on how to make it online so you can try it out at home. Wondering about how Iced Coffee compares to Cold Brew? Read all about The Cold Brew Controversy in our last blog post.
What you will need:
0:00s 50g 50g
0:45s 50g 100g
1:00s 50g 150g
1:15s 25g 175g
1:30s 25g 200g
1:45s 40g 240g
8. Drain & Enjoy. Stop your pour at 1:50s, and if it drains out between 2:30-2:45s, you should have some great coffee. If it takes longer, or shorter, adjust your grind setting accordingly. (Coarser makes it drain quicker, finer makes it drain slower).
DISCLAIMER: There are countless ways to brew iced coffee. This is not the only way, however we get great results using this process. Taste is subjective, so play with it until you find what you like!