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Under 25 posts Topic: Nuvo Simonelli Oscar vs BES920 XL     (Pages: 1, 2)
Forum: Espresso Discussions: Espresso Machines   Subject: Re: Nuvo Simonelli Oscar vs BES920 XL   Posted: Fri Mar 27, 2015, 2:59pm

Preview: Good point.  Not trying to be a downer, the flat black is just bleh to me.  I think even a nice clear coat would do the trick.
HoldTheOnions
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Under 25 posts Topic: Changing grind settings as bean age
Forum: Espresso Discussions: Questions and Answers   Subject: Re: Changing grind settings as bean age   Posted: Fri Mar 27, 2015, 2:45pm

Preview: Like Nobby, I've always found that as beans age I need a slightly finer grind setting to maintain proper extraction rate and shot output. Everything I've read has been in support of this as well.
emradguy
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Under 25 posts Topic: OE Pharos Redesign     (Pages: 1, 2)
Forum: Espresso Discussions: Grinders - Espresso   Subject: Re: OE Pharos Redesign   Posted: Fri Mar 27, 2015, 2:40pm

Preview: Doug,  Another thanks for the update!  Just so you know (and I know you do), the Pharos ROCKS! It is an awesome grinder and I prefer the results over my Major where it really counts (in the cup). I've...
emradguy
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Under 25 posts Topic: so to not "temp-surf"...only HX will do?? advice pls..     (Pages: 1, 2)
Forum: Espresso Discussions: Espresso Machines   Subject: Re: so to not "temp-surf"...only HX will do?? advice pls..   Posted: Fri Mar 27, 2015, 2:32pm

Preview: LOL, thanks Man!
emradguy
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Under 25 posts Topic: Have any guilty coffee confessions?     (Pages: 1, 2)
Forum: Coffee Discussions: General Discussion   Subject: Re: Have any guilty coffee confessions?   Posted: Fri Mar 27, 2015, 2:31pm

Preview: Coffee beans go bad after a few weeks of roasting? Whatever do you mean? This is incredible buyer insight that I only would've received from posting on this thread.   Yeah, I'm totally not 'data mining'....
CrucialCoffee
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Under 25 posts Topic: Floating grinds!
Forum: Coffee Discussions: Machines and Brewing Methods   Subject: Re: Floating grinds!   Posted: Fri Mar 27, 2015, 2:24pm

Preview: This is normal with immersion brewing. I also see it with my French Press, even when I give it a stir after a minute or so, but the filter takes care of that in the end, and keeps the grounds out of my...
Patrick536
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24-49 posts Topic: What's the worst "coffee" technique you've ever witnessed?     (Pages: 1 ... 3, 4, 5)
Forum: Espresso Discussions: General Discussion   Subject: Re: What's the worst "coffee" technique you've ever witnessed?   Posted: Fri Mar 27, 2015, 2:13pm

Preview: This thread reminds me of a few years ago at the office when they still had a drip coffee machine that used paper filters. There was always plenty of pre-ground stale Folgers on hand, but they'd...
Patrick536
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Under 25 posts Topic: Changing grind settings as bean age
Forum: Espresso Discussions: Questions and Answers   Subject: Re: Changing grind settings as bean age   Posted: Fri Mar 27, 2015, 2:08pm

Preview: My understanding is that as a coffee ages, in order to maintain a level of extraction one should increase the dose first, the adjust the grind coarser if necessary. Since coffee extracts more easily but...
StereoHeathen
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Under 25 posts Topic: Would you french press coffee beans recommended for espresso?
Forum: Coffee Discussions: Home Roasting Talk   Subject: Re: Would you french press coffee beans recommended for espresso?   Posted: Fri Mar 27, 2015, 2:04pm

Preview: Thanks for the replies.  Puts my mind at ease.  I also heard back from Sweet Maria's: "Thanks for the note. Espresso extraction is a bit more finicky than other brewing methods so there are some coffees...
somegeek
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Under 25 posts Topic: Have any guilty coffee confessions?     (Pages: 1, 2)
Forum: Coffee Discussions: General Discussion   Subject: Re: Have any guilty coffee confessions?   Posted: Fri Mar 27, 2015, 1:52pm

Preview: I've intentionally bought beans from the supermarket that had to have been at six months or more from the roasting date (which I have to guess, since it's not printed on the label) just to see how old...
Patrick536
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