February 28, 2010

Cheap Espresso Tamp


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OK - most people don't need a tamp, but if you want one, a cheap one can often handle the occasional run. It makes complete sense to get a quick tamp on most machines to set the espresso cake to so rivers of hot water don't find their way around the grounds instead of through them.

To be clear, when professional portafilters get a tamp, it's because they need to create the right cake density in order to build back pressure for proper extraction. Most consumer machines get backpressure from the pin holes in the consumer portafilter. Here the portafilter does the work, whereas the professional portafilter, the espresso cake does the work.

Either way, a quick tamp can help most consumers too, and here's a cheap one at less than $10.

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Posted by Scott Martin at February 28, 2010 9:30 PM
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