RichardCoffee Senior Member Joined: 2 Dec 2010 Posts: 115 Location: Long Beach Expertise: I live coffee
Espresso: gaggia baby twin, mini... Grinder: fiorenzato pietro 63mm,... Roaster: weber grill with rk drum
Posted Sat Nov 3, 2012, 8:06pm Subject: Re: sweet maria blends?
I like Sweet Maria's espresso blends. I think their Liquid Amber comes pretty close to Malabar Gold. I often am tempted to buy their Espresso workshop blends and generally have enjoyed them. I think they're fun. I have some El Competidor in my stash currently in fact. I bought 5 pounds, have roasted 2 and am just waiting for a sunny day her in Indiana to roast a couple more pounds.
Posted Mon Nov 5, 2012, 8:24am Subject: Re: sweet maria blends?
I just finished a very nice home roast batch of their Sundae Java Sundae workshop blend that I've had knocking around for a while. I think I have Monkey and Donkey (decaf) to use up as well. I found the last New Classic I roasted a little dull - but I tend to go for lighter roasted brighter blends anyway.
Coffeenoobie Senior Member Joined: 11 Dec 2011 Posts: 3,014 Location: PNW Expertise: I like coffee
Espresso: N S Oscar Grinder: K30 & Vario W
Posted Fri Jan 25, 2013, 11:01am Subject: Re: sweet maria blends?
I think it is still mellowing but I am sadly almost out of beans. Tell Lee I am 13 rows into my scarf. And your fire pit outside is a great spot to set up the roaster even in the rain being under shelter and all.
Buying advice: GRINDER GRINDER GRINDER. Don't cheap out on the grinder.
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