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A KLLR Coffee Gear Guide for the Holidays

A KLLR Coffee Gear Guide for the Holidays

Christmas is right around the corner and everyone has at least one coffee nerd friend. Wouldn’t they love some new piece of coffee gear to geek out over while cooped up at home this winter?

Our bet: they would.

We’ve compiled a list of gear to fit a variety of budgets and experience levels – gear that we’ve put to the test and stand behind – that’s all sure to earn you a few lovingly crafted drinks from your favorite home barista in appreciation.

Keep up With Your Clean Up: Why Daily Equipment Cleaning Routines are Vital to Your Coffee Program

Keep up With Your Clean Up: Why Daily Equipment Cleaning Routines are Vital to Your Coffee Program

Cleaning, in the context of café life, isn’t confined to some “to-do” item points on the nightly closing list. Adhering to a simple, regular cleaning regimen is an easy and essential way to ensure great tasting coffee, maintain a clean and cared-for environment and maximize the lifespan of equipment (it ain’t cheap, after all!).  

Check out this post for everything you need to keep your work-space looking clean. 

Equipment We Love: Wilbur Curtis Gold Cup Brewer

Equipment We Love: Wilbur Curtis Gold Cup Brewer

The Gold Cup brewer allows users to create highly customizable recipes via an intuitive digital interface. Variables like temperature, number of pulses, the quantity of water dispensed during these pulses, and the amount of time between them, are easily programmed and multiple recipes, unique to different coffee offerings, can be programmed and saved, allowing for a pour-over menu offering a variety of coffees all available with the push of a button.

Demystifying Dialing-In: The Scientific Method for Coffee

Demystifying Dialing-In: The Scientific Method for Coffee

For baristas and operators new to the craft, wrapping one’s head around all of the variables inherent to brewing coffee and espresso can seem a daunting task, but it can easily be put into perspective by analogizing it to a simple concept we all learned about in high-school science: The Scientific Method.

Break Room Coffee for Pros: Our Top 4 Methods for KLLR Office Coffee

Break Room Coffee for Pros: Our Top 4 Methods for KLLR Office Coffee

Learn how to drink coffee in style - even at the office. 

We discuss the tried and true French Press, a contemporary favorite in the Hario V60, the ubiquitous batch brew-pot, and – for those willing to put in the work (at work) – espresso