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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, 10:18am

Preview: Yes, I agree and plan on upgrading.  Do you have any recommendations. Considering Rocky Espresso Grinder with Doser by Rancilio,
LonW
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Under 25 posts Topic: Bali Paradise Valley
Forum: Coffee Discussions: Home Roasting Talk   Subject: Bali Paradise Valley   Posted: Mon Oct 20, 2014, 10:17am

Preview: I just tried out a coffee for the first time this past week.  Bali Paradise Valley that I'm sourcing from Greenbeanery (since I'm Canadian, it's almost the only place I order from).  I'm roasting to FC...
MikeReilly
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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, 9:51am

Preview: Are you a "mega consumer" if you purchase a coffee machine made in a country that employs child labor?  That's pretty much as horrible as peasants slaving away at a non-organic coffee farm, right?...
CoffeeRoastersClub
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Under 25 posts Topic: FS: Versalab M3 Grinder - Here it is folks.
Forum: Members Forum: Buy, Sell and Trade   Subject: Re: FS:  Versalab M3 Grinder - Here it is folks.   Posted: Mon Oct 20, 2014, 9:49am

Preview: Hi mgwolf,  I ordered it in June, 2011 and waited  for about six weeks or so for delivery.  Compared to most members here, it has not been used a lot. It deserves to be used more. I am the only one who...
agreenspan
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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, 9:32am

Preview: Do you have a spouse that may also want to be able to use the machine, but isn't interested in playing with dosing, grinding and tamping? If so, buy the Oracle. Breville stands behind their products and...
Shife
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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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