Hi coffee geek
The magic number is actually 9 bar but that's out of the group head. The 15/19 bar manufacturers refer to is the pressure produced from the boiler. If you're looking go a new machine I would recommend enquiring about pressure achieved in the group head rather than the boiler...
New to the Forum, I have been kindly welcomed by Glenn the Webmaster. I run the Restaurant and Bar Design Awards and have a new 'Cafe' category to promote. I am looking for the most innovative and coolest cafes in the land to enter the awards. Entry is free. All cafes must have opened in 2009...
Here's a question, what do you guys do/think that we, as baristas and coffee shop owners should be specifically doing to improve the green credentials of our coffee bars?
From the simple recycling milk cartons, to weird and unique methods to save energy?