FlyCaster Senior Member Joined: 19 Dec 2012 Posts: 2 Location: Calgary Expertise: Just starting
Espresso: Rancillio V3 Silvia Pro Grinder: Baratza Preciso Drip: Hamilton Beach
Posted Wed Dec 19, 2012, 10:15pm Subject: New Guy
Hi Everyone. New to this forum. Started out a month ago just looking for a better cup of coffee. You know how when you get a good cup and you can taste the subtle flavours almost like wine. Thought it was just luck of the draw, found this forum and realize it was a technique. I bought a grinder( bodum burr), a bag of Beans and a French press( already had a pour through in my camping gear) and was thrilled with the results. Fast forward and I should be receiving my Silvia and Bartza Preciso in a few days. I always thought bad coffee was caused by too much in the machine but now I know differently. Now I have to get good at milk drinks in case my SO finds out what I paid for the new gear. So not sure whether to thank you all or curse you but I'm sure I'll have lots of questions soon.
Posted Thu Dec 20, 2012, 4:57pm Subject: Re: New Guy
Sounds like you made a great buy. Best of luck on your future coffee endeavors. Let us know how it goes for you. I had the same problem with my SO....luckily she is into purses so my espresso habits aren't really that out of line with her little addictions.
Posted Thu Dec 20, 2012, 6:06pm Subject: Re: New Guy
Other than the part about having a fear of significant other's reaction, the story is like mine, and like so many others. I look back on my start with a Silvia and a Rocky, before there was any more than even talk of PIDing machines. Now look at me! I'll tell you, you never know where a seemingly, most simple choice will lead. But all journey's begin with a first step.
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