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Why is My Espresso Puck Soupy?
P Patrick Cotter

Why is My Espresso Puck Soupy?

If you are new to brewing espresso at home you may have found that your pucks leav...
  • May 13, 2024
Why Does My Coffee Taste Bad?
P Pat Cotter

Why Does My Coffee Taste Bad?

It’s happened to all of us - bad tasting coffee. Sometimes it’s hard to pinpoint t...
  • Apr 24, 2024
How to Brew Iced Coffee the Right Way
P Pat Cotter

How to Brew Iced Coffee the Right Way

Iced coffee is a longtime, beloved summer treat. What coffee fan doesn’t love a co...
  • Jul 25, 2023
The Importance of Cupping
P Pat Cotter

The Importance of Cupping

You might not realize how many steps go into delivering your morning cup of coffee...
  • Jul 20, 2023
Tips on Top Tier Espresso Tamping
P Pat Cotter

Tips on Top Tier Espresso Tamping

The tamp is one of the most important parts of your espresso crafting process. You...
  • May 11, 2023
Why Shelf Life is Being Re-Thought
P Pat Cotter

Why Shelf Life is Being Re-Thought

Coffee shelf life is a thing that’s been debated for some time. Instinctually, it ...
  • Mar 24, 2023
Solis Scala Zero Brew Recipes
P Pat Cotter

Solis Scala Zero Brew Recipes

Best Brew Recipes For Your Scala Zero Wondering where to start with your Solis Sc...
  • Jan 9, 2023
Episode 28 - Coffee History
P Pat Cotter

Episode 28 - Coffee History

This episode on the Seattle Coffee Gear Podcast: Pat and Ariel go back in time to...
  • Apr 6, 2022
Back to Basics: Building Your First Pour Over Coffee Set
P Pat Cotter

Back to Basics: Building Your First Pour Over Coffee Set

Whether you’re chasing the flavor of a delicious cup at the local cafe or just loo...
  • Apr 4, 2022
Episode 27 - Why Does My Coffee Taste Bad
P Pat Cotter

Episode 27 - Why Does My Coffee Taste Bad

This episode on the Seattle Coffee Gear Podcast: Thanks for your patience! We kno...
  • Mar 11, 2022
3 Coffee Brewing Mistakes You're Making Right Now
P Pat Cotter

3 Coffee Brewing Mistakes You're Making Right Now

Mistakes are part of the coffee brewing process. We all make them! Even your frien...
  • Mar 3, 2022
Taste the Difference: How an Espresso Machine Changes Coffee Flavor
P Pat Cotter

Taste the Difference: How an Espresso Machine Changes Coffee Flavor

Are you considering a new espresso machine? Not sure whether this rich, sweet kind...
  • Feb 21, 2022
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