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Under 25 posts Topic: Principles of roasting from A-Z? Is there real value to some drills?
Forum: Coffee Discussions: Home Roasting Talk   Subject: Re: Principles of roasting from A-Z? Is there real value to some drills?   Posted: Mon Oct 20, 2014, 9:19am

Preview: A seven minute roast is very fast. I originally started on commercial home air roasters (Hearthware precision and Hearthware gourmet). For me, the transition to a drum roaster made a dramatic difference....
frcn
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Under 25 posts Topic: Normal coffee vs organic coffee
Forum: Coffee Discussions: General Discussion   Subject: Re: Normal coffee vs organic coffee   Posted: Mon Oct 20, 2014, 9:15am

Preview: +1.  So, you might want to consider if you want to help take care of the earth and the peasants that work on the farms or if you want to be a "mega consumer".
emradguy
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Under 25 posts Topic: Normal coffee vs organic coffee
Forum: Coffee Discussions: General Discussion   Subject: Re: Normal coffee vs organic coffee   Posted: Mon Oct 20, 2014, 9:12am

Preview: Maybe.  Everything else being equal, probably not much.  The real issue in chemical fertilizers vs organic farming is sustainable practices.  Until fairly recently, coffee was overwhelmingly brutal to...
boar_d_laze
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Under 25 posts Topic: Espresso Roast? What do you recommmend?     (Pages: 1, 2)
Forum: Espresso Discussions: Espresso Blends   Subject: Re: Espresso Beans? What do you recommmend?   Posted: Mon Oct 20, 2014, 9:09am

Preview: off topic, but I gotta ask...  Have you considered upgrading your grinder (assuming your profile is correct that you are using a Maestro Plus)?  It'll really give you a big improvement in the cup (this...
emradguy
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Under 25 posts Topic: Espresso Roast? What do you recommmend?     (Pages: 1, 2)
Forum: Espresso Discussions: Espresso Blends   Subject: Re: Espresso Beans? What do you recommmend?   Posted: Mon Oct 20, 2014, 8:49am

Preview: Have you tried La Colombia - Roma - Espresso blend or the Nizza blend?
LonW
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50 or more posts Topic: Breville Dual Boiler BES900XL Owners Thread     (Pages: 1 ... 259, 260, 261)
Forum: Espresso Discussions: Espresso Machines   Subject: Re: Good with blank   Posted: Mon Oct 20, 2014, 8:46am

Preview: I adjust the burrs on my Vario often. Someone used my grinder for drip coffee, and it took a few days to get back to normal with espresso grind. I did not have my tools with me that time.  Look at the...
toiler
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Under 25 posts Topic: best coffee tumbler?     (Pages: 1, 2)
Forum: Coffee Discussions: Questions and Answers   Subject: Re: best coffee tumbler?   Posted: Mon Oct 20, 2014, 8:35am

Preview: The Zojirushi definitely looks like the better choice if you plan on taking coffee to work and drinking it later in the day, it seems more like a thermos bottle.  I drink my coffee immediately after...
LiferJuice
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Under 25 posts Topic: Linear vs. non-linear development time and its affect on flavor
Forum: Coffee Discussions: Home Roasting Talk   Subject: Re: Linear vs. non-linear development time and its affect on flavor   Posted: Mon Oct 20, 2014, 8:28am

Preview: Rao suggests that Development time should be 20% - 25% of non-Development time; that too short, means underdevelopment; and that too long means "baked."  And, to be accurate, "about" is not a word Rao...
boar_d_laze
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Under 25 posts Topic: Expobar Diamant 2 gr 3 boilers (carefully used 1 year) VS. Nuova Simonelli Appia
Forum: Espresso Discussions: Espresso Machines   Subject: Expobar Diamant 2 gr 3 boilers (carefully used 1 year) VS. Nuova Simonelli Appia   Posted: Mon Oct 20, 2014, 7:56am

Preview: Hello everyone!   We are going to run a new coffee-place and we were offered 2 options of espresso machine: Expobar Diamant 2 gr 3 boilers (carefully used 1 year) VS. Nuova Simonelli Appia II 2 gr (new)....
wertigo22
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Under 25 posts Topic: espresso machine that could last at least few years?
Forum: Espresso Discussions: Espresso Machines   Subject: Re: espresso machine that could last at least few years?   Posted: Mon Oct 20, 2014, 7:37am

Preview: I wouldn't assume that any machine wouldn't need service in 10+ years -- especially something automated like the Oracle.
takeshi
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