Posted Wed Apr 9, 2014, 7:18am Subject: Re: Espresso in Stockholm
I hear that all the shops coffees taste good after frequenting some of their other roadside stands.
"Coffee leads men to trifle away their time, scald their chops, and spend their money, all for a little base, black, thick, nasty, bitter, stinking nauseous puddle water." ~The Women's Petition Against Coffee, 1674
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Posted Tue Apr 15, 2014, 1:54am Subject: Re: Espresso in Stockholm
Actually, the best espresso was to be had at the congress exhibition, but only at one particular booth. There were several that had excellent equipment like commercial Faema or La Marzocco machines and grinders like a Mahlkönig K30, for example. However, expect for that one barista no one seemed to pay any attention to extraction time etc. Even his beans weren't great (too dark a roast), but he made a decent espresso and was skilled at latte art. This guy saved me.
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