📹 Rancilio Silvia: How to Tamp for Espresso

Learn how to tamp for espresso when using the Rancilio Silvia.

Get a Handle on your Tamp

  1. Level off the grounds in your portafilter
  2. Keep your tamper level with the basket
  3. Apply consistent force downward, evenly, and level with the portafilter
    • 30 lbs. of pressure is a good rule-of-thumb to follow for beginners

How To: How Do You Tamp for Espresso?

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