Monday + Rain + Coffee = Not what you think!

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Most of us don’t look forward to rainy Monday mornings one bit, but adding coffee always helps. Enjoy a 15 minute soundcast with the soothing sound of rain and the sweet, sweet smell of delicious coffee!

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Mahlgut Tamper Palm Review

Mahlgut Palm Tamper Review

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The key to making great coffee is to control all the variables. The variable that often has the most variation is tamping. Traditionally tamping was the process of compressing the grounds in the filterbasket which consisted of a few steps. First you press the coffee down, then knock the side of the portafilter to knock stray grounds loose which were then pressed into the coffee puck by tamping again. And for good measure spin the tamper like a spinning top to polish the surface. All of those steps contribute to tamping being one of the least controllable variables.
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Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!

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I would like to thank each and every one of my readers for the incredible year this has been. I moved my blog to its own domain, started posting photos on Instagram and opened up my very own Facebook page. I’ve received more emails than I can count and had some great conversations along the way. For 2016 I hope to write more articles, review more products, create some new stuff and drink less MORE! coffee.

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays,