Barista Magazine

FEB-MAR 2014

Serving People Serving Coffee Since 2005

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TASTY COFFEE, HEALTHY MACHINES As the main ingredient in coffee, it's critical to know your water: how it changes seasonally, and how to condition it. Proper water conditioning is also key to achieving the longest life from your espresso machine. To help customers better understand their water and offer guidance on conditioning solutions, La Marzocco is now shipping a water test kit with each new espresso machine. The results of the kit can be interpreted with the La Marzocco Water Calculator at, then shared with your local waterconditioning provider. Additional kits can be ordered in the United States via, and from La Marzocco distributors worldwide. HEAVY METAL Espresso Parts is bringing affordable, metal-filtered pourover coffee to the masses. The Yama Hermiston highlights a high-quality stainlesssteel metal filter with an equally beautiful brewing pot. It's time to get your brew on. 47

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