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Carl S Lau (quality: 9.2) 10.06.2001 Rating: 10.0
Product Reviewed: The Coffee Cuppers' Handbook, Third Edition
Bottom Line: In its niche, this book has no peers.  At $100 it would still be a bargain.
Carl S Lau (quality: 9.0) 12.18.2000 Rating: 10.0
Product Reviewed: Schomer's Espresso Coffee
Bottom Line: Must read for any serious espresso hound.
James Schulman (quality: 9.0) 08.12.2005 Rating: 9.6
Product Reviewed: Espresso Coffee:
Bottom Line: A miracle!  A coffee science book all about quality, not cheapness. Even more amazing -- it's readable and quite comprehensive.
Carl S Lau (quality: 8.5) 02.21.2002 Rating: 10.0
Product Reviewed: Coffee Makers 300 years
Bottom Line: For the true, blue coffee fanatic who wants to add another unique coffee book to the library.
John Roche (quality: 8.4) 05.11.2000 Rating: 8.8
Product Reviewed: The Basics of Cupping Coffee 2nd Ed by Ted R. Lingle
Bottom Line: Must have reference for any home roaster or serious afficionado
Carl S Lau (quality: 8.3) 06.27.2000 Rating: 10.0
Product Reviewed: Espresso Coffee
Bottom Line: Buy it before it vanishes.
Brendan Getchel (quality: 8.3) 01.28.2002 Rating: 8.8
Product Reviewed: Espresso Coffee--Schomer
Bottom Line: Whether for personal or professional ends, pursuit of the ultimate shot begins here.
Leah Nairn (quality: 8.0) 02.08.2006 Rating: 9.0
Product Reviewed: Home Coffee Roasting
Bottom Line: Great reference for any level home roaster.
Mark Prince (quality: 8.0) 01.15.2000 Rating: 6.8
Product Reviewed: Uncommon Grounds
Bottom Line: Good book if you want to learn more about the coffee trade and its history. If you're looking for non-US stuff, it doesn't offer much.
David Marley (quality: 8.0) 07.06.2002 Rating: 7.8
Product Reviewed: Espresso by Kenneth David
Bottom Line: Great book for the beginner or the experienced espresso geek.
Jim Liedeka (quality: 7.8) 03.21.2003 Rating: 8.6
Product Reviewed: Coffee, A Guide ...
Bottom Line: Will put a newbie on the road to being an expert.
Guy Tedesco (quality: 7.8) 11.22.2001 Rating: 6.0
Product Reviewed: title. great coffee
Bottom Line: light reading on the topic of coffee
Jim Pellegrini (quality: 7.6) 04.02.2002 Rating: 5.6
Product Reviewed: Coffee Technology; Sivetz
Bottom Line: Interesting industrial text, but not terribly useful for the home connoisseur.
Kari Rippetoe (quality: 7.0) 12.05.2000 Rating: 8.8
Product Reviewed: A Cup of Coffee
Bottom Line: A decent coffee book with great recipes.
Ben Alpers (quality: 7.0) 02.19.2002 Rating: 9.0
Product Reviewed: Home Coffee Roasting
Bottom Line: If you roast your own coffee, think you might want to, or even think you don't but are willing to have your mind changed, buy this book!
Jay Millar (quality: 6.5) 08.19.2005 Rating: 8.8
Product Reviewed: Barista Techniques
Bottom Line: Well presented book with plenty of detail - trade and domestic baristas would find it useful
. . (quality: 6.3) 04.16.2005 Rating: 9.4
Product Reviewed: Schomer's EC: PT
Bottom Line: Great advice from the coffee nazi.
Patrick Anwandter (quality: 5.5) 10.23.2005 Rating: 8.6
Product Reviewed: Barista Techniques
Bottom Line: Great manual for instruction and review for the home or commercial barista.
Holly D (quality: 5.0) 01.15.2002 Rating: 9.0
Product Reviewed: Home Coffee Roasting: Romance & Revival by Kenneth Davids
Bottom Line: Needs a new revised edition, but still worth buying.
Carl Post (quality: 5.0) 01.30.2004 Rating: 3.8
Product Reviewed: Home Coffee Roasting: Rev
Bottom Line: 35 pages of excellent information but...
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