calblacksmith Moderator Joined: 25 Nov 2007 Posts: 8,194 Location: Riverside, Ca, U.S.A. Expertise: I live coffee
Espresso: ECM Vene. A1, La Cimbali M32 Grinder: Azkoyen Capriccio, Major Vac Pot: 40s era Silex Drip: Msl. Com. brewers Roaster: gave it a try, decided no
Posted Mon Oct 15, 2012, 6:50am Subject: Re: Fully automatic coffee machine that produces french press quality coffee?
What they said.
Welcome to the board. There are so many different ways to make coffee, it will make your head spin. Most of the best require user input by yourself as the human brain is the only computer that is powerful enough to take in all the variables on the fly and make the proper adjustment.
The Bunn is a nice machine that can make excellent brew. The Steam Punk is another that has a lot of promise.
The vast majority of the new people coming here have never had FRESH coffee and that makes a HUGE difference. Fresh is less than two weeks for espresso and possibly up to 4 weeks for drip. Properly made drip can be a very nice cup. Most home makers brew too cold, to make the most of old, stale coffee that is pre ground in cans on the supermarket shelf.
In real life, my name is Wayne P. Anything I post is personal opinion and is only worth as much as anyone else's personal opinion. YMMV!
Feed the newbs, starve the trolls and above all enjoy what you drink!
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