Monthly Archives: May 2012

Brewin’ with Brandi: Violet’s Folly

We tasked Brandi with creating some non-alcoholic, non-caffeinated drinks to expand our repertoire, so she opted for a summer-inspired Italian soda! Watch as she crafts this deliciously creamy, berry-infused drink. Ingredients 1 1/2 oz Monin Blueberry syrup Sparkling water /…

Crew Review: DeLonghi EC702

No muss, no fuss! DeLonghi’s entry level semi-automatic espresso machines offer great features and good value. Sure, they’re not going to win any awards, but did you expect them to? Probably not. Watch as Gail takes us through the features…

Crew Review: Mahlkonig Pro M Espresso

Featuring programmable dosage timing and burrs geared more toward the finer edge of things, Mahlkonig’s Pro M Espresso coffee grinder is a bit less versatile than its All Around counterpart, yet still features excellent grind quality. Watch Gail show it…

Brewin’ with Brandi: Cafe Corretto

While it’s generally difficult for us not to co-sign one of Brandi’s boozy-n-java concoctions, the Cafe Corretto featuring Grappa may test our limits. It means all of the business! Watch as she takes us down a road that obviously cannot…

Introduction to E.S.E. Pods

Easy Serving Espresso (E.S.E.) pods provide a simple, mess-free way of conveniently producing a shot of espresso. You don’t have to worry about grind and tamp as each pod is ground and measured for a single shot dosage, plus the…

Crew Review: Technivorm CDGT

With its classy cylindrical lines now complemented with an industrial, corrugated metal look and a mid-brew interrupt feature, Technivorm’s new CDGT still offers some of the best drip coffee we’ve ever had the pleasure to sip. Watch as Gail runs…

Crew Review: Turkish Coffee Equipment

Rade takes it to the streets and shows Gail how it’s done! Finally. In this video, he tries out a few different Turkish coffee-related apparatus to help us determine what to bring in. Watch as he demonstrates the hand grinder…