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Under 25 posts Topic: Floating grinds!
Forum: Coffee Discussions: Machines and Brewing Methods   Subject: Re: Floating grinds!   Posted: Fri Mar 27, 2015, 2:24pm

Preview: This is normal with immersion brewing. I also see it with my French Press, even when I give it a stir after a minute or so, but the filter takes care of that in the end, and keeps the grounds out of my...
Patrick536
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24-49 posts Topic: What's the worst "coffee" technique you've ever witnessed?     (Pages: 1 ... 3, 4, 5)
Forum: Espresso Discussions: General Discussion   Subject: Re: What's the worst "coffee" technique you've ever witnessed?   Posted: Fri Mar 27, 2015, 2:13pm

Preview: This thread reminds me of a few years ago at the office when they still had a drip coffee machine that used paper filters. There was always plenty of pre-ground stale Folgers on hand, but they'd...
Patrick536
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Under 25 posts Topic: Changing grind settings as bean age
Forum: Espresso Discussions: Questions and Answers   Subject: Re: Changing grind settings as bean age   Posted: Fri Mar 27, 2015, 2:08pm

Preview: My understanding is that as a coffee ages, in order to maintain a level of extraction one should increase the dose first, the adjust the grind coarser if necessary. Since coffee extracts more easily but...
StereoHeathen
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Under 25 posts Topic: Would you french press coffee beans recommended for espresso?
Forum: Coffee Discussions: Home Roasting Talk   Subject: Re: Would you french press coffee beans recommended for espresso?   Posted: Fri Mar 27, 2015, 2:04pm

Preview: Thanks for the replies.  Puts my mind at ease.  I also heard back from Sweet Maria's: "Thanks for the note. Espresso extraction is a bit more finicky than other brewing methods so there are some coffees...
somegeek
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Under 25 posts Topic: Have any guilty coffee confessions?     (Pages: 1, 2)
Forum: Coffee Discussions: General Discussion   Subject: Re: Have any guilty coffee confessions?   Posted: Fri Mar 27, 2015, 1:52pm

Preview: I've intentionally bought beans from the supermarket that had to have been at six months or more from the roasting date (which I have to guess, since it's not printed on the label) just to see how old...
Patrick536
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Under 25 posts Topic: Would you french press coffee beans recommended for espresso?
Forum: Coffee Discussions: Home Roasting Talk   Subject: Re: Would you french press coffee beans recommended for espresso?   Posted: Fri Mar 27, 2015, 1:23pm

Preview: This reminds me that a couple years back, I tried French pressing a batch of the supermarket brand espresso roast, just to see how it would come out. The blend had the typical flavor that the average...
Patrick536
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Under 25 posts Topic: water for espresso
Forum: Espresso Discussions: Espresso Machines   Subject: Re: water for espresso   Posted: Fri Mar 27, 2015, 1:23pm

Preview: Brucerowell,  Setting aside taste issues, in theory you could use 100% distilled/RO water and that would solve your problem right away, but in reality if your espresso machine's boiler (probe) senses its...
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