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Is the Baratza Encore Still the King of Coffee Grinders?
Is the Baratza Encore Still the King of Coffee Grinders?
The Baratza Encore is a truly classic coffee grinder. For many, it’s the grinder that opened the door to having fresh ground coffee more readily available. Is this venerable classic still the ultimate entry level home grinder? Let’s take a...
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    Mistakes are part of the coffee brewing process. We all make them! Even your friends here at Seattle Coffee Gear commit some errors when we're...
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    The holy grail for many home espresso enthusiasts is developing that perfect shot or milk drink from their favorite café at home. We're here to...
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  1. Why Does My Coffee Taste Bad?

    It’s a question we’ve all asked ourselves: why does my coffee taste bad? Well, there’s a number of reasons this could be happening. We often...
  1. Ask Gail: Does the Brew Basket with Manual Drip Stop Work on the Technivorm Grand?

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The Seattle Coffee Gear Podcast

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  1. Episode 27 - Why Does My Coffee Taste Bad

    The Seattle Coffee Gear Podcast · Episode 27 - Why Does My Coffee Taste Bad? This episode on the Seattle Coffee Gear Podcast: Thanks for...
  2. Episode 26 - New Miele Superautomatic Espresso Machine Overview

    The Seattle Coffee Gear Podcast · Episode 26 - New Miele Superautomatic Espresso Machine Overview This episode on the Seattle Coffee Gear Podcast: Pat and...
  3. Episode 25 - Is This Coffee Equipment Still Worth It? Part 2

    The Seattle Coffee Gear Podcast · Episode 25 - Is This Coffee Equipment Still Worth It? Part 2   This episode on the Seattle Coffee...