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Eight Ounce Response to COVID-19

Update Monday, March 16: So much has changed over the past few days. Our showroom is now closed to the public, and we are working on a skeleton staff in the office. Our warehouse team are working in shifts to spread...

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In praise of the Baratza Encore

In praise of the Baratza Encore

In 2012, New York Times food writer, Oliver Strand, wrote an article about a coffee grinder. The grinder — the Baratza Encore — was new on the market at the time, ripe for the picking as consumers were left with...

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Do Coffee Like a Cycling Pro

Lex Albrecht is a professional Canadian road cyclist based in Montréal. A member of the Canadian National Cycling team and UCI Women's World Tour team TIBCO-Silicon Valley Bank, she recently placed 5th at the Canadian National Road Cycling Championship and has...

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Does the V60 Metal Dripper Impart a Metal Taste?

Does the V60 Metal Dripper Impart a Metal Taste?

A science-y approach   Procedure: N=10 (small group of coffee lovers working in an office), one trial Pre-wet bleached filter with 100g of water (200°F) – this was to ensure no pulpy taste was present Disposed of pulpy water, then...

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Hario V60 Material and Temperature Comparison

Hario V60 Material and Temperature Comparison

For those attempting to research how the materials of a Hario V60 performs, we know that much of the information out there can be unsubstantiated – turning into a game of telephone overtime! At Eight Ounce, we have a multitude...

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The Perfect Father’s Day Gift Guide

The Perfect Father’s Day Gift Guide

Firstly, I have to confess a vested interest in this guide as I am not only a coffee (and gadget) lover, but I am also father to two boys: 5 and 7. When it comes to gifts for Father’s Day,...

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