Posted Mon Aug 6, 2012, 6:54am Subject: Enjoying new Bonavita but questions regarding brew ratios
Hi all I just received my Bonavita brewer for our busy mornings, instead of brewing double americanos in the am and drink bad coffee at work, I dediced for now to go with a drip brewer so my wife and I can enjoy a cup at home and fill a travel mug to drink later at work, saves time for both of us while busy with the kids, and we don't have to put up with crap coffee at the office.
So far I've brewed with the 60g/1L ratio, which makes a very good, strong tasting coffee. Not bad strong but good strong, but still too strong for my wife's taste, for now I just dilute her coffee with some hot water and milk to weaken it a bit but I was wondering what happens when you play with the parameters like for example, while keeping other variables the same:
What makes it stronger, weaker, more bitter, gives you more delicate flavors (aeropress style)? I grind with the Vario (set for espresso with Macro at the top micro in the middle) for the Bonavita with the Macro in the middle, and use #4 bleached (rinsed) mellita filters.
Posted Mon Aug 6, 2012, 11:09am Subject: Re: Enjoying new Bonavita but questions regarding brew ratios
Wow this is a very informative answer, I will try what you are suggesting for tomorrow and see how it goes, in the mean time I will digest all that information and make sure I put it to good use in the future!!
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