Pullman Coffee Tamper, Barista - Australian Oak Flat 58mm

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Regular price $169.95

Pullman Coffee Tamper, Barista Flat 58mm Australian Oak

Pullman Tampers are engineered to provide optimal results for a lifetime.

Using the tamper

The Barista tamper comes with three stackable height-adjustment spacers. These provide 8 different height options across 15mm of adjustment. Simply unscrew the handle to install or swap the spacers. Generally speaking, a large hand is better suited to a thicker spacer, and a smaller hand works better with a thin spacer. Since the grip used can change the preference, it is recommended to try various combination of spacers until the ideal grip is achieved. Keep any unused spacers in a safe place for future use.

Once a comfortable grip is found, fill the portafilter with freshly ground coffee, rest it on a tamping mat, tamping stand or with its edge on the edge of a bench with your body positioned as close to the tamper as possible. Rest the tamper in the filter basket and, using the True Tamp rings as a guide, adjust the angle of the tamper so it is exactly level. Keeping the wrist straight, apply firm & even pressure from the shoulder through to the elbow and into the rubber compression zone of the tamper to compress the ground coffee while watchin gthe ring to ensure the tamper stays level. Ideally, a force of 10-15kg should be used (can be practiced on a scale to gauge initially).

Once the tamp is complete, release the pressure on the tamper and spin it about 90 degrees. This 'polish' helps give the puck a clean and smooth surface. It also dislodges any coffee grounds that have stuck to the tamper. If the tamper doesn't spin freely and scrapes on the side of the basket, it means the tamp wasn't level. It is not recommended to knock the side of the portafilter with the tamper, as this may fracture the coffee puck and cause channelling.

Now the portafilter can be loaded and brewed. To begin, 30ml of espresso per cup should be sought - with a brewing time of about 25 seconds. If it takes longer, the grind is too fine, if it's any quicker the grind is too course.

Our specialty (single) coffees are roasted from the highest-quality green coffee beans to their greatest flavor potential. All our specialty coffees are free of defects and have a distinctive character in the cup, with a score of 80 or above when graded according to SCAA Standards.

Once the beans are processed and delivered, our master roaster at 36P spends a considerable amount of time to understand the coffee and develop unique roast profiles.

After trying different profiles and cupping we decide on one profile that brings out the best out of that particular bean.

We roast all our specialty coffees in small batches to maintain freshness and monitor quality.

We develop our espresso roast coffee further in the roaster to increase the caramelisation and body, which suits being prepared on an espresso machine to extract delicious elixir.

Our filter roasted coffee has been less developed in order to retain more of the sparkling acidity that a filtered cup of brew desires.

We care deeply about the planet and creating a business that gives back to nature. That’s why we’re thrilled to share that we’re partnering with One Tree Planted/@onetreeplanted to plant a tree for every pack of 36P coffee sold online.

Trees clean our air and water, create habitats for biodiversity, contribute to our health and wellbeing, and create jobs for social impact. We’re honored to have reforestation through One Tree Planted as an integral part of our business model.

Australia is currently experiencing one of the largest natural disasters in history. This year's fire season has brought about unprecedented destruction as wildfires have spread across every Australian state, burning up nearly 6 million hectares (15 million acres) of bush as of January 2020. But the devastation witnessed in the state of New South Wales is nearly unfathomable - 3.6 million hectares (8.8 million acres) have been lost, over 1,500 homes destroyed or damaged, and 24 people have been killed. New South Wales is home to some of the most iconic of Australia's wildlife - koalas, wombats, and kangaroos to name a few - and their habitat is rapidly declining.

Trees have been chosen that will bring the greatest overall benefit to the region. This includes various types of native trees and companion plants, depending on the specific needs of each section of habitat being restored across Australia.