steven_meyer Senior Member Joined: 19 Jul 2003 Posts: 510 Location: San Bruno, ca Expertise: I love coffee
Espresso: Alex Duetto 3.0, ECM Giotto... Grinder: HG-One, Mahlkonig K-30 vario
Posted Wed Jun 25, 2008, 11:17am Subject: Re: Distilled water vs tap water
Actually, distilled water could be the worse type for your espreeso machine. H-B thinks that Crystal Geyser Alpine spring water is the best water to use. Here is a little info from WWL on the subject you might find interesting.
ThatCoffeeGuy Senior Member Joined: 16 Jun 2006 Posts: 880 Location: Kalamazoo, MI Expertise: Pro Barista
Espresso: NS at shop, nothing at home Grinder: NS MDX, NS MCF (home), Bunn... Vac Pot: Yama Tabletop Drip: Chemex Roaster: Behmor 1600, FR-8, Popper,...
Posted Wed Jun 25, 2008, 3:00pm Subject: Re: Distilled water vs tap water
This thread is a must read for anyone new to "Internet Coffee." Unfortunately it gets buried all too often and doesn't get read (for example it took me about 15 minutes to find it and I knew what I was looking for!).
The thread. It hasn't been updated in a while, but it will still help with a lot of the random acronyms that we just throw around without even thinking.
"I just hope that people realize that coffee is not just a caffeine delivery service, it can be a culinary art." -Christopher Owens
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