Quick answer yes. Here's a thread with some ideas on shot temp measuring.
(Other than spending ~$500 for the most accurate method Scace Thermofilter &
meter)http://home-barista.com/forums/viewtopic.php?t47Kona Konnaisseur miKe mcKoffee
URL to Rosto mods, FrankenFormer, some recipes etc:http://mdmint.home.comcast.net/coffee/Rosto_mod.htmUltimately the quest for Koffee Nirvana is a solitary path. To know I must
first not know. And in knowing know I know not. Each Personal enlightenment
found exploring the many divergent foot steps of Those who have gone before.
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Sent: Wednesday, July 19, 2006 8:11 AM
As far as measuring temp and pressure, I see people quoting 201 198
etc as their brew temp all the time. Then I saw a thread on another site
talking about reverse surfing and people were taking 5 second increment
measurements down to target temp. This made me wonder where they were
placing the probe to get that reading. I know they weren't PID readings
because that was the point of the thread. Someone mentioned a styrofoam
cup. Did he mean what I think? Hold the cup under the dispersion screen
and probe the resulting liquid?