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jwoodyu
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Posted Thu May 9, 2013, 6:14am
Subject: Re: taking crema out
 

Let it sit until the crema completely collapses and it taste 3 day old horse pee.

 
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carlsilver
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Espresso: La Pavoni Europiccola/La...
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Posted Fri May 10, 2013, 3:52am
Subject: Re: taking crema out
 

It's absurd to have the trouble (and expense) to make espresso and in the end take out the crema. That can only mean one of 2 things

-You can't make proper espresso

-You don't actually like espresso.
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Posted Fri May 10, 2013, 4:33am
Subject: Re: taking crema out
 

Something I think worth trying is breaking down a shot in thirds to try each part of the extraction. Use 3 shots glasses and when you have the timing dialed in pull another shot and put each shot glass under for a sample of each third of the shot. To me each tastes different.

If I pulled the crema from my shots I would have almost nothing left.
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jwoodyu
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Posted Fri May 10, 2013, 5:22am
Subject: Re: taking crema out
 

germantownrob Said:

If I pulled the crema from my shots I would have almost nothing left.

Posted May 10, 2013 link

Rob are you using a bottomless?

 
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