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Indipendent Coffee Reviews

Coffee reviews from a real coffee lover

My coffee reviews are independent, real and made following my personal feelings and sensations. I am trying to visit as many coffee shops and roasters as possible to try all their different coffee beans, learn more about their extraction procedures, the country of production, the quality of the coffee and to satisfy my personal taste.

Coffee is a personal thing. Don’t take too seriously my reviews as what i don’t like could be a great taste for others.

I just share with you which are my favourite coffee and why.

8 best coffee scales used in the coffee industry

coffee scales

Introduction to Coffee Scales If you are interested in brewing coffee at home, then you need to invest in proper coffee scales, no matter how skilled you are. Most of the people have been using a spoon or scoop to measure out the grams needed. However, these measurements are not just wrong but also inconvenient and, in one way or the other, cannot guarantee you any decent result. Brewing good coffee must not be taken for granted: it’s quite a scientific approach, made up of data, formulas, ratios and so … Read more

THE BEST UK SPECIALTY COFFEE CAPSULES AND COFFEE PODS IN 2020

best uk specialty coffee capsules and coffee pods in 2020

Introduction Do you know the coffee pods are the simplest and quickest solution for making a cup of coffee at the touch of the button? At times you could be late or busy, or perhaps you have received a guest in your house, and you need a quick cup of coffee for them. With a coffee pod machine in your kitchen, you can make the coffee and enjoy it without much struggle. A recent survey indicates three households out of a total of ten have an espresso pod machine at … Read more

Best Uk online Coffee subscriptions in 2020

best coffee subscriptions in 2020

What Is A Coffee Subscription? Coffee subscriptions make it easy to deliver your favourite coffee at your doorstep. Also, they allow you to choose different roast profiles according to your brewing method and your favourite coffee producing country. It’s relatively convenient to anyone because once you set your shipping address, you will be assured of regular delivery, and therefore you will never run low of your caffeine intake. Coffee shop/roasterys’ website helps to connect people in the market with high-quality coffee from different roasteries of the UK. However, it’s good … Read more

The Niche Zero Grinder Review

niche zero grinder review

It’s been a while since I’ve written about coffee grinder for domestic use. Honestly, I wasn’t excited about coffee grinders for home use as I have never given any value to them, considering all of them, average stuff that doesn’t have so much different among each other. And that was my thinking until I tried the Wilfa Uniform which I already wrote an article about. Since then I started to care more about new releases or at least have a read on some new crowdfunding or projects promising myself to … Read more

7 barista tools you need to be consistent

7 barista tools you need to be consistent 1

Whether it’s for your shift as a barista or your home use, quality coffee calls for proper barista tools. Investing in good barista tools is essential as you want to highlight your coffee and also prevent bad decisions, frustrations and therefore a waste of money. So, today, I’m going to review some of the essentials barista tools that anyone needs to have in his arsenal to brew wonderful coffee with consistency in mind. 1 – Brewista Ratio Scale Whether you’re a beginner or a skilled barista you must have a … Read more

EK43 – The Mahlkonig grinder

ek43 mahlkonig grinder

Mahlkonig brand, the king of the grinders was established in Germany in 1924. Initially, the company was founded to produce electric motors. It then started making coffee grinder in the 60s and from then it soon became the leader especially with one grinder. So, after last year review of the Mahlkonig Grinder Peak, today it’s the turn of the EK43 grinder, a grinder that has been designed more than 30 years ago. The EK43 grinder was initially designed to brew spices. It was then placed on the counter of a … Read more

Hario V60 or Kalita? The final verdict

hario v60 vs kalita coffee drippers

A morning Hario V60 coffee has become my morning ritual just after getting out of my bed. At the very beginning, I chose any hand brew method for convenience as invest in a one group machine was, and is still, out of my budget even if I’m always tempted to buy a GS3 from la Marzocco or a Sage Oracle by Helston Blumenthal. I started with Kalita wave and then end up with Hario V60 which does everything I need. But which one is better? V60 or Kalita? Let’s dive … Read more

The Slayer Espresso coffee machine review

slayer espresso coffee machine

Today it’s (finally) the turn of talking about the Slayer Espresso Coffee Machine. Slayer is a high-end coffee machine manufacturer founded in 1997 by Jason Prefontaine in Seattle, USA. It has been revolutionising the speciality coffee industry since the very beginning, raising the third wave, especially in the USA. The mission is still the same, make coffee better through innovation and design as key elements. Its main goal is to change the way coffee is extracted by controlling the flow rate introducing the patented needle valve technology. They divide the … Read more

La Marzocco Strada EP coffee machine review

la-marzocco-strada-ep-review

This morning I woke up with good intentions. I had a look on my agenda at my article list and after scrolling down a bit, I stopped by the review section and focused on the title “La Marzocco Strada Ep review”. Then I realised that it’s not an “easy” one as this machine requires deep knowledge before dealing with its technology. What does it involve? Let me clarify that. Introducing La Marzocco Strada EP La Marzocco Strada EP (electronic paddle) is a game-changer as it works differently from any other … Read more

The Sage Oracle by Helston Blumenthal

The Sage Oracle by Helston Blumenthal 3

When it comes to choosing an espresso machine for the home there are several factors to consider. First of all, we need to ask ourselves a few questions such as what I’m looking for, what I want to achieve, how much I’m willing to spend and so on. Today, I’m going to talk about the Sage Oracle by Helston Blumenthal. But before getting into the details, let’s make it clear about the brand. People are lazy and usually, don’t want to figure out things that they notice and look odd. … Read more