11 Apr '13, 3pm

First Look At The Modbar Modular Espresso System

First Look At The Modbar Modular Espresso System

Okay, so it’s not actually that important that you can run the espresso module in Kelvin, unless you are the most awesome of nerds , but this little detail speaks volumes about the story and philosophy behind Modbar. To understand how, here’s a little background. Corey Waldron, Modbar’s founder, started in coffee as a barista and then roaster at Old Crown , which was Fort Wayne, Indiana’s first specialty coffee shop. Trying to introduce this market to specialty coffee, he was frustrated in his education efforts by what he felt like was a massive barrier between him and his customers: the espresso machine. So Mr. Waldron started dreaming of a machine that could “take the casket off the counter”, in his words. Building on his former career as a CAD designer for industrial chemical dispensing systems, he began work on the Jet Steam Ai-1 , the first under-counter espresso mach...

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