In addition to those you already mentioned, Stumptowns Hairbender, Barefoot's Element 114, Zoka's Paladino, Caffe Fresco's Daterra's Reserve Espresso, Victrola's Streamline (I was also pretty impressed with Victrola's deco decaf)
One of the ones I've tried recently that I really enjoyed was Doma Coffee Ruby's Organic Espresso Blend. It was especially good as a cappa or a macchiato, since the milk cuts it just nicely... balancing out the flavours a little.
SJM Senior Member Joined: 17 Nov 2004 Posts: 1,587 Location: CA Expertise: I love coffee
Espresso: SAMA, Gaggia Classic Grinder: OE Pharos, Rancilio MD-50 Vac Pot: no Drip: no Roaster: Behmor
Posted Sat Jan 28, 2006, 10:14am Subject: Re: Favorite Online (roasted) Espresso Blends
Question: how do any of you deal with trying a variety of coffees from various places and using them up in appropriate timeframes? As in, it's just ME, and I can't drink enough lattes to go through more than 1/2 pound of coffee beans in a week, but I don't want beans to get old before I get to them. Any suggestions? It seems that freezing beans is much frowned upon. I DO have Flying Goat coffee close by, but I'd very much like to try some of the espresso blends that have been mentioned in this thread.
There really is a site dedicated to your Gaggia: http://www.gaggiausersgroup.com
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