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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We may not fully understand the capabilities of this technology yet, but we know that the future of espresso is bright, sweet, balanced As mentioned above, the added bonus of the geared pump is the controlled, incremental pressure adjustments that can be made through the duration of the shot.

Strada EP – La Marzocco

Multiple PID coffee and steam allows you to electronically control coffee and steam boiler temperature. One profile for the standard espresso offering, one for the decaf, and perhaps one for a marzoccco origin offering.

La Marzocco Cafe News: This pump, along with the motor, is installed remotely from the machine normally under the counter. The Strada platform has been designed to encourage creativity and customization so that each machine can be unique. We’ll look more at the possibilities this opens up below.

These profiles map the pressure profile and time of extraction to allow the barista to reproduce the profile they deem ideal for the particular coffee and grind.

Exposed Saturated Groups increased temperature stability, ergonomics and workspace visibility. As has been the case with many manual brewing methods, the question is often raised, “How is it that you can reproduce the results of a profile that works?

Closing up the year in style. For so long the magic number for pressure has been 9 bars at seconds. With the ability to save four profiles on the Strada EP, the barista could set a different profile for each coffee they offer. Sign Up Sign up with an email address and password.


Transferable Pressure Profiles record and replay pressure curves. The machine is now here and is slowly popping up at cutting-edge cafes around the U. The profiles act independently of the boiler temperature to enable the barista the ability to further play with the temperature after they’ve locked in a profile.

As pioneers for specialty coffee in China, Seesaw is […]. So why go through the hassle? Independent Coffee Boilers separate boilers for each group head allow baristas to optimize temperature for multiple coffees. It would then follow that lowering the pressure going into the final seconds of the shot could help guard against over-extraction.

Pre Heating System Prior to entering the coffee boiler, water is pre-heated. This not only saves space, but allows the pressure for each group to be controlled independently of one another. Awesome Chinese food and free espresso Since pressure profiling is such a new invention, there’s a lot of speculation towards the benefits of the technology and it’s ability to be accepted as a new standard. Matt, I’m not sure if you’re still monitoring this post, but I’ll pose this question anyway.

Insulated Boilers reduce energy consumption while contributing to temperature stability. After all, it is going up against a standard of proper espresso extraction that has been around for a long time. The Strada is the first of a new generation of espresso machines.

What if the Strada could take some of the mazocco Click here for a complete list of color options. The barista can then store up to four different profiles.

Performance Touch Steam Wands high performing steam wands that are cool to the touch. Does this mean that you could pull shots from multiple groups without any decrease in pressure? Improving on the ability to go from a pre-infusion pressure level to full pressure, the EP model gives you precise and progressive pressure control. Along with more control over pre-infusion, those are a couple of examples of how pressure profiling can positively contribute to the evolution of espresso.

La Marzocco Strada: First Impression

Independent Boilers Separate boilers for each group head allow baristas to optimize temperature for multiple coffees. Please enter correct email Thanks for Subscribing!! Separate boilers for each group head allow baristas to optimize temperature for multiple coffees. No not a Strat but a Strada.


Marzocc from what I can tell, the Strada has a boiler per group and a pump per group. 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 magnitude of this technology.

Solenoid Steam Lever Actuation a user-friendly lever controls steam. Insulated Boilers Reduce energy consumption while stgada to temperature stability. As has been done with the Slayer Espresso Machine and it’s variable pressure profiling, I’m looking forward to more experimentation with lower pressure turbulence at longer wp times and its effects on nuances in the shot. Now for the fun part, dreaming about the possibilities of the Strada EP within the context of a cafe.

La Marzocco Strada: First Impression – Prima Coffee

The Electronical Paddle assures absolute and direct control of pressure at any rp during the extraction and it is manually controlled by the barista. Thermal Stability System As water passes through each element, temperature is further stabilized. As more coffee roasters began moving toward direct trade and relationship coffees, we realized there was a need for a more stable, reliable and versatile machine that enabled them to showcase the very best of these coffees.

The Strada EP 1 group is equipped with a self-contained 2 liter water tank that makes plumbing strwda.

Previous Page Next Page. Stay in Touch Seattle Events Newsletter. To steal some language from espresso grinders, this model of the Strada has stepless pressure adjustment.

This innovative pump allows for a variable pump speed. 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.

Gear Pumps EP only One gear pump per group delivers stable, dependable pressure control.