Let's look at what it takes to make a great cup of coffee. Around 40% of the flavour is down to the producer, 30% is down to the roaster but the remaining 30% depends on you, the barista: and you do make a difference. Once we have chosen fantastic coffees, and carried out our roasting with care and enthusiasm, the ball is now in your court!
Here's a summary of our coffee-making know how so, whether you are crazy about espresso or have a soft infusion, you can nail that 30% which is all down to you!
Before you get properly started - two important things:
- use filtered water
- weigh your coffee, you will need a small, pretty accurate scale ...