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ESPRESSO TECHNIQUE:monsooned robusta effects on flow rate

Dear patient reader,┬

Some unexpected effects on barista techniques, specifically on  monitoring the flow rate,  have come up after we dropped robusta from our blend a couple of months ago.

Background: After sourcing mild flavorful robusta coffee in the mid ’90’s I have used robusta in our blends to enhance crema viscosity, mouth-feel, and duration in the [...]