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    Video: Coffee Leaf Tea - ቁጢ , Kuti, Keti, Koti

    Brewing coffee leaf tea

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  2. All About Coffee Brewing

    All About Coffee Brewing

    Sign up for our coffee brewing crash course

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  4. Espresso Basics & More

    Espresso Basics & More

    Sign up for our espresso basics class

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    All About The Clever Coffee Dripper

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    Choosing a Pour Over Brewer

    Three questions you should ask yourself.

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    Aeropress Plunger Cleaning

    If your Aeropress plunger is excreting some sticky stuff. Don't worry, it's harmless but you probably still want to know how to clean it off, right?

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  8. Video: Metal Aeropress Filters

    Video: Metal Aeropress Filters

    Have fun pushing coffee through these metal Aeropress filters.

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    Moka Pot Brewing (Stovetop Espresso)

    These are some basic instructions that you will, undoubtedly, adapt and refine to suit your purposes...

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  10. Espresso: Choosing the Right Coffee for Espresso

    Espresso: Choosing the Right Coffee for Espresso

    Usually, an espresso blend must be blended for balance, or particular varietal qualities that would be favorable in a drip coffee might overwhelm the espresso extract.

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  11. Espresso: The Grind

    Espresso: The Grind

    It's often said that a good grinder is the most important piece of equipment for making espresso, and I tend to agree.

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    Espresso: Almighty Crema

    The presence of crema, the foam on your espresso, means you are in the ballpark ...

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Espresso Basics & More

Espresso Basics & More
May 7, 2019

Do you make espresso at home? Thinking about getting an espresso machine? Join us on May 24th and we will show you the basics of pulling a good shot, examine the mythical “espresso roast level” and over-extraction vs. under-extraction. We’ll also talk about the differences between single origin vs. blends, milk temperature and milk texture.

Please email [email protected] to register for this class. Space is limited. This is a free and in-person event that will take place at our warehouse in Oakland, CA. If you can't make it, we'll do our best to live stream a video on Facebook Live.

 

Friday, May 24th
1pm - 1:45pm
Sweet Maria's Coffee Warehouse
2823 Adeline St. Oakland, CA 94608