In this video we demonstrate the importance and the technique to distributing your coffee grinds before tamping to ensure an even extraction and a better tasting coffee.

What you will need


  1. Dose your freshly ground coffee into your portafilter Tip- Using scales will ensure a consistent dose every time.
  2. Distribute your coffee evenly throughout your filter basket using your chosen method
  • North, south, east, west
  • Tapping
  • 360 degree rotation

Tip - Ensure you are not pushing down on the grinds, just move them to fill in any gaps

  1. Once the coffee bed is flat, you are now ready to tamp. 

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