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Under 25 posts Topic: How to get cafe quality espresso?     (Pages: 1, 2)
Forum: Espresso Discussions: Espresso Machines   Subject: Re: How to get cafe quality espresso?   Posted: Sun Jul 27, 2014, 7:42pm

Preview: Sorry - I should have mentioned the grinder.  It's a Rancilio Rocky.  I buy the beans whole, already baked and fresh from any of several local cafes.  They are never more than about 1.5 weeks old.  I...
brettr
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Under 25 posts Topic: How to get cafe quality espresso?     (Pages: 1, 2)
Forum: Espresso Discussions: Espresso Machines   Subject: Re: How to get cafe quality espresso?   Posted: Sun Jul 27, 2014, 7:38pm

Preview: Well, there is going to be a million questions but probably the two biggest are:  1) what kind of grinder are you using?  2) how fresh is the coffee?
DeanOK
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Under 25 posts Topic: How to get cafe quality espresso?     (Pages: 1, 2)
Forum: Espresso Discussions: Espresso Machines   Subject: How to get cafe quality espresso?   Posted: Sun Jul 27, 2014, 7:30pm

Preview: I have a Bezzera BZ07 (semi auto), a step up from my previous Silvia...but not that much of a step up.  The BZ07 is more consistent since you can program the pour.  But I also allow the machine to heat...
brettr
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Under 25 posts Topic: La Spaziale Vivaldi or La Cimbali Junior Casa DT1?
Forum: Espresso Discussions: Espresso Machines   Subject: Re: La Spaziale Vivaldi or La Cimbali Junior Casa DT1?   Posted: Sun Jul 27, 2014, 7:07pm

Preview: Thanks guys. Even though the Dream is probably the better fit and a more logical choice for a beginner like me, I'll probably get the Junior Casa. I am smitten by the machine and know that if I get...
faspaz
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Under 25 posts Topic: different baristas dialing in with the same parameters.
Forum: Espresso Discussions: Questions and Answers   Subject: Re: different baristas dialing in with the same parameters.   Posted: Sun Jul 27, 2014, 5:38pm

Preview: Assuming good technique and equipment-- using the same dose of the same coffee of the same age on the same equipment in the same environment to pull an espresso of the same weight and time, ought to...
StereoHeathen
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24-49 posts Topic: Troubleshooting low brew water temperature in an E-61     (Pages: 1, 2, 3)
Forum: Espresso Discussions: Espresso Machines   Subject: Re: Troubleshooting low brew water temperature in an E-61   Posted: Sun Jul 27, 2014, 5:33pm

Preview: Well I've got this thing cranked up to just over 1.4 bars on the guauge it hasn't trigger the relief valve yet!  I can't find anything online telling me when it is supposed to trigger and I'm a little...
lttlscamp
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Under 25 posts Topic: Best Cafe in Seattle?
Forum: Espresso Discussions: Questions and Answers   Subject: Re: Best Cafe in Seattle?   Posted: Sun Jul 27, 2014, 5:28pm

Preview: I think this more likely fits in "United States West".  What area(s) of Seattle will you be in, or is anywhere in/around the city doable? On that note, I hope you are aware that Seattle Coffee Gear is...
StereoHeathen
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Under 25 posts Topic: New to home roasting
Forum: Coffee Discussions: Home Roasting Talk   Subject: Re: New to home roasting   Posted: Sun Jul 27, 2014, 5:12pm

Preview: Cheers guys!  Happy to say my first ever attempt at home roasting went really well, I know that roasting with a Popcorn Popper isn't the ideal but I have to say it is by far the cheapest and easiest way...
RobbieP
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Under 25 posts Topic: Mail Order Coffee in Canada?
Forum: World Regional: Eastern Canada   Subject: Re: Mail Order Coffee in Canada?   Posted: Sun Jul 27, 2014, 4:27pm

Preview: I live in Halifax and have a weekly coffee subscription from HasBean in Stafford UK. Stephen Leighton (you know, the Master of Ceremonies at the last two World Barista Championship) roasts on a Friday,...
cr8n
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