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Barista 101 Glossary via @DailyDemitasse

Barista 101 Glossary By dailydemitasse On November 1, 2012 · Add Comment Whether you’re a home barista with all the fancy espresso machine equipement or looking to begin a job as a Barista, it’s important to know these important parts of the “bar” ( which is referred to as the main Barista working area). Bar towels - One for wiping down your station only and one for cleaning the steam wand. Brew Group - contains the grouphead, portafilter and filter baskets. Some brew groups (see E61) are actively heated, some are passively heated by the boiler through metal on metal contact. The entire brew group should be sufficiently heated in order to brew a proper espresso. Burr Grinder - the recommended type of grinder for proper espresso making. A burr grinder features two disks, one stationary, one rotating, which grind the coffee bean into very fine particles. Demitasse - the cup ...

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