Tampers For The ROK Espresso Maker

Tampers for the ROK Espresso Maker

I had trouble finding this info when I first got the ROK Espresso Maker, so I'm posting this here for others to find. The tamper size you want for the ROK Espresso Maker is 49mm. Why not just use the little plastic one that came in the box? The one that came with the ROK is significantly smaller than the portafilter, so it pushes grounds up the sides when you push down on it. It has no heft, so it is left up to you to push evenly. This leads…

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Soylent Coffiest Review

Soylent Coffiest Review

Soylent (Rosa Labs) released a new product last week: Coffiest. I bought a case a few hours after the announcement and I made it my breakfast the past few mornings. This is the fourth, and best, type of Soylent I've tried. Here are my notes on the other ones I've tried: 1.4 (powder, no longer available) was thick, clumpy, and tasted like pancake batter. I added a lot of cocoa powder to it. 1.5 (also powder, different formula, no longer available) was thinner and had a more neutral taste. Not…

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