21 Sep '13, 5pm

Book Review – Espresso Extraction: Measurement and Mastery

Book Review – Espresso Extraction: Measurement and Mastery September 21st, 2013 I don’t review many books on here, not only because staggeringly few are released on coffee. This isn’t really a super in depth review, not because it doesn’t merit one, but more because I don’t think I’ve ever found myself more in agreement with the content of a book on coffee. Scott Rao’s previous books should be considered essential, though I should remind people that ownership does not result in knowledge transfer – you actually have to read the damn things. (I know that sounds cynical, but I’ve had way too many conversations that reinforce this particular belief.) His new book is currently available only as an e-book from amazon here .1 While relatively short, it covers espresso extraction, grinders, roast development, refractometry, pressure profiling and more. I think it is worth reading...

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