They’re built to last, but it doesn’t mean you can’t give them some love. It’s super easy to maintain or repair your ROK, Presso & Aeropress. We have the parts and advice you need to get the most out of your gear. Check out our Refurb kits – you can easily do it yourself, but if you need any help, give us a shout.
USA / International: http://espressounplugged.com/spare-parts
New Zealand: http://presso.co.nz/spare-parts
See how easy it is:
For those that like their coffee with milk,
we’ve got some great news for you.
Bellman Stovetop Steamers will be hitting Australia soon, and we think it rounds out the perfect home or travel coffee kit. It will be available individually, and as part of a Bundle.
No art prizes here, but with practice I’m getting there.
A few years back, we had a great coffee road trip across the USA. Aside from just wanting an adventure, we also wanted to prove our gear really was capable of making great coffee anywhere. We did prove it and had a lot of fun doing so.
We’re well overdue for another adventure, so next week I’m heading off on the first Espresso Unplugged Australian road trip. I’ll be packing up my tent and leaving Melbourne, bound for Cromwell Farm near Byron Bay. Cromwell Farm is Espresso Unplugged HQ.
The outdoors isn’t the only place the Porlex grinder is helpful, and grinding coffee isn’t it’s only use.
Greg recently put his knife through over 20kgs of Dexter Top side from Cromwell Farms, and mixed up a new wet cure, one including an ingredient close to our hearts – Coffee. And we can’t wait to try it.
I was asked what I recommend for hot water when on the go. I use a GSI Halulite kettle and Kovea burner (pictured on the right). On our recent team camping trip, one of the guys had a jetboil and I was pretty impressed by it: http://www.jetboil.com/.
We love these photos by our new mate, Gevon. There’s no doubt the ROK is a beautiful object, especially when photographed by someone so talented!
Photo credit: Gevon.
I first received a Presso as a gift for becoming a father nearly 4 years ago, and ever since (until recently getting a ROK), I’ve used it daily. It was certainly a godsend in those first few months of family life, and continues to be the most used appliance in our kitchen.
As a working Barista on and off for the last 15 years I surprisingly never gave too much thought on how I could enjoy coffee at home, apart from the occasional Plunger brew. Suffice to say I was hooked (all over again).
This is a demonstration of what an espresso shot from a ROK, looks like when your coffee is ground too coarse. Coarse coffee creates less of a barrier to the water and so doesn’t allow you to build enough pressure for good extraction. The water flows too fast and the resulting coffee will lack crema and taste weak / bitter. Continue reading
Come along to the first Espresso Unplugged pop-up for 2014. We’re setting up at the Tolarno Hotel in St Kilda on Friday the 16th of May. We’re planning on drinking our haul from the Melbourne International Coffee Expo (15-18 May) and we’ll need some help. The coffee’s free and there’s no entry fee for the pop-up. Come along and get blasted on good coffee with us.
Espresso Unplugged Pop-up
Tolarno Hotel, 42 Fitzroy St, St Kilda, Victoria
9am Friday 16th of May