📹 Rancilio Rocky: Dial-In Grind Size

Learn how to dial-in grind size on the Rancilio Rocky, and find the right grind for you.

Find the Right Grind

  1. Grind coffee into the portafilter.
  2. Lock the portafilter into the brew group.
  3. Lift the brew lever all the way up.
    • Aim for 2 to 2.5 oz. in about 25 seconds.
  4. Drink your shot to test.
  5. Repeat until properly motivated to get work done.

The big secret to finding that exact flavor you're after, that big punch-in-the-mouth feel, is dialing in your grind. For a basic rule-of-thumb, a coarser grind makes for a lighter, fluffier coffee, and a finer grind makes for a more intense, flavorful espresso. Check out the video below for more info.

How To: Basic Espresso Technique - Dialing in Grind Size

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