The La Marzocco Strada has independent boilers for each group which allows baristas to optimize temperature for multiple coffees. La Marzocco Strada Electronic Paddle (EP) – 1 Group is a new machine that allows the barista, for the first time, to have absolute and direct control of pressure at. Aug 1, I spent twice as much time on a bus as I did in the city and just as much time walking as I did at the La Marzocco Strada EP event co-sponsored.

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As mentioned above, the added bonus of the geared pump is the controlled, incremental pressure adjustments that can be made through the duration mrazocco the shot. My first trip to NY was a whirlwind.

Previous Page Next Page. The small size of the new gear pump allows La Marzocco to include one gear pump per group within the machine. What if stgada Strada could take some of the burden? It would then follow that lowering the pressure going into the final seconds of the shot could help guard against over-extraction. The verdict is still out how other pressure changes within the profile will affect the nuances of the shot, but as more machines make their way to the public, the better we’ll understand the lx of this technology.

As has been done with the Slayer Espresso Machine and it’s variable pressure profiling, I’m looking forward to more experimentation with wp pressure turbulence at longer shot times and its effects on nuances in the shot.


To steal some language from espresso grinders, this model of the Strada has stepless pressure adjustment. The Strada EP 1 group is equipped with a self-contained 2 liter water tank that makes plumbing optional. Saluting the year with a big thank you, it is a pleasure to celebrate coffee with you everyday. Matt, I’m not sure if you’re marzoccco monitoring this post, but I’ll pose this question anyway. Gear Pumps EP only One gear pump per group delivers stable, dependable pressure control.

Please enter your email address and password to sign into your online shopping account. This innovative pump allows for a variable pump speed. The machine is now here and is slowly popping up at cutting-edge cafes around the U.

Repeatable Pressure Profiling absolute and direct control of pressure at any point during extraction — with 4 programmable pressure profiles and one fly by wire mode per group. Sign in for quickest checkout. Furthermore, the barista could create two different profiles for their main blend. Pressure profiling allows the barista to bring out different flavor components which affect the balance and body of the shot, and produce a rounder, softer espresso that highlights brightness, sweetness and delicate notes.

La Marzocco Strada: First Impression

The amount of possible profiles for any given shot opens a world of possibilities for crafting one’s ideal shot for any given coffee. Turbulence does have an effect on the extraction process.

Cup Warmer maintain espresso and cappuccino cups heated at a proper temperature. La Marzocco Cafe News: Hot Water Economizer Enables you marzoxco fine-tune the tap water temperature for rinsing. The barista can then store up to four different marzoccp. The Strada EP enables the barista to create that perfect expression of a particular single origin coffee as an espresso, and reproduce a flavor profile that may be difficult to attain at a constant 9 bars of pressure.


Does this mean that you could pull shots from multiple groups without any decrease in pressure? Aug 1th, Written by Matt Galyon. The Strada EP takes pressure control to an entirely different level.

Here are some of the most popular. Your connection to this website is secure. Now for the fun part, dreaming about the possibilities of the Strada EP within the context of a cafe.

Multiple PID coffee and steam allows you to electronically control coffee and steam boiler temperature. But from what I can tell, the Strada has a boiler per group and a pump per group.

The Strada is the first of a new generation of espresso machines.

La Marzocco Strada: First Impression – Prima Coffee

Needless to say, the hour and a half I was able to spend with both the machine and new friends in the coffee community made the stradq worth it and made me excited about the future of espresso. Independent Boilers Separate boilers for each group head allow baristas to optimize temperature for multiple coffees.

One profile for the standard espresso offering, one for the decaf, and perhaps one for a single origin offering. You can incrementally adjust the pressure from bars.