Monthly Archives: July 2011

SCG Certified Refurb Specs

We asked Patrick, who leads our team in dedicated refurbishing of espresso machines, to talk to us about the process they follow when they’re rebuilding a machine. He talks about testing, part replacement, aesthetic quirks and what they go through…

Recipe: Pomegranate Palmer

Cool off and juice up, baby. This popular beverage is even more lovely when you throw a splash of pomegranate into the mix. Ingredients 3/4 oz Monin Pomegranate syrup 4 oz lemonade 3 oz iced tea ice Directions Mix all…

Crew Review: Bodum Bean Cold Brew

In our quest for the perfect cold brew mechanism, we tried this press-pot variation from Bodum. It definitely gets the job done, but you do have to use a fair bit of coffee to achieve results. Watch Gail as we…

Experimenting with Lungos

If making espresso was a children’s fairy tale, this experimentation is all about good ol’ Papa Bear. According to Kenneth Davids, an espresso lungo is 2 oz of espresso, or 2/3 of a demitasse, pulled using the coffee dosage for…

Recipe: Iced Coconut Cookie

If you’re looking for a little sugar on your tongue, this recipe will definitely fit the bill — and then some. Sweet, coconut-laced and juiced up by a couple shots of espresso over ice make this latte simply delicious. Ingredients…