Posts tagged: brewing

Happy 6th Birthday One & One!

Today marks the 6th birthday of our beloved One & One!  We started serving up the One & One at a competition tasting event, which led to the video/blog, which ultimately led to a ton of interest in the cafe for people who wanted the best of both worlds (a...

It's All Relative

Guest Post By Scott Lucey. Check out his Q&A as well as other guest posts!   I once helped make a pretty big change to a pretty big company in the way they brew and sold ice coffee. It was Toddy cold brew all day every day and it was with...

Being Aware of Your Surroundings

For years I've recommended a 1:15 brew ratio for those diving into the world of home brewing, often referring to my old standby of 20 grams of coffee to 300 grams of water. At one point I actually favored this recipe myself as I felt like it added a certain...

Marked for Death

Back in the day one of my favorite ways to enjoy espresso was in the form of a double macchiato. It had all the makings of a barista nerds dream: an espresso-centric drink that still allowed you to flex your milk steaming and latte art muscles. For me it was...

A Day Without a Scale

When we started making espresso we didn't have all the awesome tools we have now, and the tools we did have we really didn't use to their full potential.We used scales to weigh dose...sometimes. It wasn't uncommon to break out the scale for maybe only 3 minutes of an 8...