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How To: How Do You Tamp for Espresso?

Learn more about how to tamp when making espresso. Marc from discusses how much force to use when tamping ground coffee in a portafilter. 30 pounds of force was a common recommendation but current thinking is changing. Plus, learn how to evaluate your tamping skill.

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How to use a Bottomless Portafilter to Improve Tamping Technique:

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