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The Physics of Filter Coffee is a deep dive into the science behind coffee brewing. In the book, renowned astrophysicist Jonathan Gagné ... Highly recommend to read this book for Coffee enthusiasts DETAILSThe Physics of Filter Coffee  by astrophysicist Jonathan Gagné is perhaps the most significant book  ever written on the science of coffee brewing. In the book Jonathan  discusses the physics of percolation, extraction, and grinding, as well  as water chemistry. He takes the reader down such rabbit holes as  pouring-kettle design, optimizing turbulence while pouring, the impact  of fines on percolation, the physics of paper filters, and the geometry  of various brewers. He also presents some original ideas about coffee  brewing and backs it all up with reams of facts and data. The most wonderful thing about The Physics of Filter Coffee is not the impressive depth of the science, but the practical lessons Jonathan draws from the science. Unlike, say, Illy’s Espresso: the Science of Quality, an impressive treatise on the science of espresso, The Physics of Filter Coffee offers an abundance of practical recommendations derived from science, data, and experimentation. Any barista who reads this book will immediately have new tools to make better coffee.

The Physics of Filter Coffee by Jonathan Gagné

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