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The Coffee Thread

Discussion in 'Geek Food' started by Goobers, May 9, 2011.

  1. macktheknife

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    buy a moccamaster instead!
     
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  3. miicah

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    Surely a cheap dripper would be just as good?

    And do you need to make 12 cups at a time?
     
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    At a tenth of the price.
    Plunger (sorry, French press) would also be good.
     
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  5. macktheknife

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    Maybe not 12, but 6 to 8 yeah.
     
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    Negatives I can see:

    • Stainless vs ceramic burrs (ceramic are nicer)
    • Hopper path for grinds looks sideways, so a lot will probably get stuck
    • Only 18 grind settings. My cheap Sunbeam has 25 settings and I still can't get espresso right all the time
    Is this your first electric grinder? Are you doing filter/Aeropress or espresso?
     
  8. tobes

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    I've had a cheap sunbeam blade grinder for years to go with my Saeco Via Venezia and its giving up the ghost. Thinking about upgrading to a Burr Grinder but don't really want to spend more more than $100-150.
     
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    Also been doing some research myself, below is a comparison of all burr grinders

    https://www.homegrounds.co/best-burr-coffee-grinders/
     
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    Killer Coffee Co. is now coming to IGA :)
     
  11. Scarpetta

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    I got given a really nice bean I enjoy, but they gave it to me already ground.
    I think it's too fine for my machine. Is there anything I can do?
     
  12. Raptor_Eye

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    Do you have a dual wall filter(pressurized)? Should work with that

    Coffee that fine is intended for French press etc
     
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    Yes, we changed out to the dual wall attachment. Still just seems to be fluffy, if that makes sense. I mean, it tastes okay(?) and very similar to the shops, but I just feel like it could be better
     
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    Yeah it seems like its not really intended for a machine, but as long it tastes nice
     
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    How have I missed this thread?!
    I've been working from home to some degree for many years, so when we renovated our kitchen last year, I treated myself to a nice setup.

    IMG_20200415_191450 flip 2.jpg

    Expobar - Heat Exchanger w/ E61 group
    Macap M2M grinder

    Love it... just slowly, slowly improving my technique.

    Typically using local beans from B3 in Blackwood - nice and fresh.
     
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    Wow very nice
     
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