You may well have seen these videos – but just in case I thought I’d post a few up that I’ve enjoyed recently:
First up a fun video from the Norwegian crew who came to visit London and did the whole Disloyalty Card in a day. Epic, heroic quantities of caffeine consumed! Quite how they managed to cup with us halfway through the day remains a mystery. I’m almost jealous of their coffee constitutions: Continue reading “A few videos worth watching”→
This is going to be a bit of a mish mash post, a composite of a few different things. Originally I had planned to follow up the previous post on brew temperature and conduct a few experiments but the comments quickly reminded me I need to go and do some serious reading before attempting anything serious.
Probably recorded too late at night to make much sense. Perhaps me just worrying too much about us worrying too much about how things look instead of how things taste and the relationship between the two.
I make no apologies for coveting the fancy halogen heaters people are using for their syphon bars around the world. Frustratingly they all seem to be weird voltages – 110v – and thus useless to me.
Anette had an old 1000W photography lamp around – I’ve used it in the past for high speed espresso droplet shots – and I’ve noticed it gets quite hot. My inner child suggested I should use it to make a vacpot. So I did.
This will probably end up being quite a long post, and sorry for being a bit cryptic on here the other day. I want to explain the history of this little project, and give credit where it is due.
This morning I got up early to fly over to Dublin, to the CatEx show there. Apart from catching up with Stephen, and lots of other lovely coffee people, and catching a little of the Irish Barista Championship, I was really there to see the guys at Marco and the new machine they had on their stand.