[Homeroast] Water retained in the portafilter

Ira ira at extrasensory.com
Sun Jan 24 14:42:41 CST 2010


At 12:24 PM 1/24/2010, you wrote:
>thoughts?  should i loosen up on the grind and just tamp 
>harder?  Maybe i need a machine that produces a finer grind that'd 
>i'd only have to tamp twice and play with the tamp to grind 
>ratio?  i dunno, looking for ideas.  it seems like water would be 
>not be able to make it through at the end of the shot because tamp 
>is too hard or not enough pressure is being produced to force it 
>through the puck.

Wait before loosening it, see how long it takes. might be 20 or 30 
seconds to bleed the pressure.

Ira 




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