Scottie Callaghan, World Latte Art Champion, designed a set of dosing tools indispensable for cafe baristas and home baristas alike. Consistency is something every barista strives for, and now its easier than ever. The Espresso Dosing Tools Set makes grooming fresh fluffy espresso grinds in the portafilter basket easy to replicate time after time. This pairs well with the Coffee Catcha for a preparation with no fuss and no muss (and NO FINGERS in the mounded espresso.)
"I developed the dosing tools to give the user flexibility, control and/or a reference point when dosing with fresh coffee and grinding fresh or to order, for baristas who have found the need to adjust their dose depending on the variables they want to control." -- Scottie Callaghan
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The first dedicated espresso dosing tools we've used, and a big upgrade from using our fingers!
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I can get doses level and to the exact weight I want with these. If ground coffee is higher than the basket, I "chop" it in a hash-pattern to settle it in, rather than use my fingers which I feel are probably pretty uneven.
I can also use the "Stockfleth's" kind of motion with these to get the coffee well-distributed around the edges of the basket.
I use them everyday.
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- I use these every day!Review by David
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As it turns out, I use these several times a day. They are great for leveling, but the most useful thing is that due to the various shapes, the are actually able to level *and *remove coffee from the portafilter underneath the level of the rim. So, if my ground coffee weighs 19 grams and I really want it to weigh 17, I can choose one of these and use it to level with a "concave" bowl in the center of the portafilter. I mean just a gentle amount. They can be used with a kind of "Stockfleth's" rotation for great packing. (Posted on 6/17/2013)