Coffeenoobie Senior Member Joined: 11 Dec 2011 Posts: 3,052 Location: PNW Expertise: I like coffee
Espresso: N S Oscar Grinder: K30 & Vario W
Posted Sun May 26, 2013, 7:18am Subject: Re: New,Looking for starter blend.
Start local so you can taste what it should taste like. It might take some time to find a good place but you have to wait for the part anyway.... Buy a couple of pounds of what ever you get so you can dial it in and still have some left to drink. And it is all about the grinder. What grinder do you have?
Buying advice: GRINDER GRINDER GRINDER. Don't cheap out on the grinder.
emradguy Senior Member Joined: 31 Mar 2011 Posts: 3,226 Location: Houston Expertise: I live coffee
Espresso: Duetto II; Twist v2 Grinder: M Major, Macap M4, Pharos,... Drip: Espro presses; Aeropress Roaster: H-B "List of Favorites"
Posted Sun May 26, 2013, 7:25am Subject: Re: New,Looking for starter blend.
his profile says he has a Mini, so no problem there.
You can also check out the [List of Favorite Roasters] on Home-Barista.com Red Bird Espresso is about as cheap as you can get and I think it's a good place to start. Order today or tomorrow, and you should have it Thursday or Friday - about 2 days post-roast.
. Always remember the most important thing is what ends up in your cup!
Symbols: = New Posts since your last visit = No New Posts since last visit = Newest post
Forum Rules: No profanity, illegal acts or personal attacks will be tolerated in these discussion boards. No commercial posting of any nature will be tolerated; only private sales by private individuals, in the "Buy and Sell" forum. No SEO style postings will be tolerated. SEO related posts will result in immediate ban from CoffeeGeek. No cross posting allowed - do not post your topic to more than one forum, nor repost a topic to the same forum. Who Can Read The Forum? Anyone can read posts in these discussion boards. Who Can Post New Topics? Any registered CoffeeGeek member can post new topics. Who Can Post Replies? Any registered CoffeeGeek member can post replies. Can Photos be posted? Anyone can post photos in their new topics or replies. Who can change or delete posts? Any CoffeeGeek member can edit their own posts. Only moderators can delete posts. Probationary Period: If you are a new signup for CoffeeGeek, you cannot promote, endorse, criticise or otherwise post an unsolicited endorsement for any company, product or service in your first five postings.