toyman Senior Member Joined: 30 Oct 2012 Posts: 28 Location: PA Expertise: Just starting
Espresso: Delonghi EC155, Gaggia... Grinder: Baratza Preciso on the way Drip: Cuisinart
Posted Fri Nov 9, 2012, 2:28pm Subject: Anyone use Monroe's?
I have a cafe near me and thought they bought from a mass distributor, but found that they seem to be based in my hometown. Anyway, just wondering if anyone has used or has an opinion on their products? I new to the game, and have enjoyed the espresso beans that I purchased, but I really don't known when they were roasted. Here's a link to the website if anyone is interested. http://monroescoffee.com/
Coffeenoobie Senior Member Joined: 11 Dec 2011 Posts: 2,950 Location: PNW Expertise: I like coffee
Espresso: N S Oscar Grinder: K30 & Vario W
Posted Fri Nov 9, 2012, 4:23pm Subject: Re: Anyone use Monroe's?
Ask them to mark the roast date on the bags from now on if they do it themselves. And I like getting beans from a cafe where I can taste them first and see if my shots are as good at home. That is a really good learning tool.
Buying advice: GRINDER GRINDER GRINDER. Don't cheap out on the grinder.
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