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Re: The Caffé Thread
« Reply #345 on: April 27, 2014, 09:26:33 PM »
Meh, it's fine for what it is.

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Re: The Caffé Thread
« Reply #346 on: May 05, 2014, 08:42:52 PM »
finally grabbed one of these bad boys. got it for $150 shipped off 'bay and sold my capresso for $40, so all in all, $110 for which should be a huge upgrade. looking forward to it arriving. with these i kind of consider my home setup "complete." it might be nice to get a v60 or something for single cup pour overs at some point, but i'm not really in a rush. would also be "nice" to have a chemex as that appears to be the standard, but there's no urge when i've got the kalita.


next major coffee related expenses will be an extra french press/hand grinder for office use and a subscription to something like craft coffee or misto box (anyone use these services?)  :thumbsup:



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Re: The Caffé Thread
« Reply #347 on: May 05, 2014, 08:46:51 PM »
I need to get a good grinder and not the crap blade grinder that I have now.  I just don't want to spend a crap ton of money on one.

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Re: The Caffé Thread
« Reply #348 on: May 05, 2014, 11:06:30 PM »
what's your threshold of a "crap ton" of money? i was pretty happy with my capresso and i think i paid somewhere around $80 on amazon? hand grinders such as the porlex run about $40.
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Re: The Caffé Thread
« Reply #349 on: May 06, 2014, 08:41:09 AM »
what's your threshold of a "crap ton" of money? i was pretty happy with my capresso and i think i paid somewhere around $80 on amazon? hand grinders such as the porlex run about $40.

I would be ok spending around 40 bucks..I wouldnt mind using a hand grinder.

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Re: The Caffé Thread
« Reply #350 on: May 06, 2014, 12:09:30 PM »
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Re: The Caffé Thread
« Reply #351 on: December 11, 2015, 10:07:36 AM »
Bump...

...for my new coffee routine.

Encore grinder settings dialed for a return to French press brewing. Old drip machine dead and gone.

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Re: The Caffé Thread
« Reply #352 on: December 12, 2015, 09:23:17 PM »
Nice!

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Re: The Caffé Thread
« Reply #353 on: December 14, 2015, 11:48:50 AM »
I have taken to ordering 5lb. bags of Costa Rican Tarrazu (dark) and keeping it in the freezer.
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Re: The Caffé Thread
« Reply #354 on: December 14, 2015, 12:23:11 PM »
brewing a chemex full of Sightglass Columbian right now.  :thumbsup:

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Re: The Caffé Thread
« Reply #355 on: December 14, 2015, 12:31:42 PM »
Going down to the break room to get whatever they brewed...
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Re: The Caffé Thread
« Reply #356 on: December 15, 2015, 03:03:03 PM »
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Re: The Caffé Thread
« Reply #357 on: December 15, 2015, 03:03:51 PM »
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Re: The Caffé Thread
« Reply #358 on: March 20, 2016, 10:21:23 PM »
I had a flat white this weekend, loved it.


Wayfair has lots of coffee machines and espresso makers. I'm shopping.


How do you make a flat white?

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Re: The Caffé Thread
« Reply #359 on: March 22, 2016, 03:44:18 PM »
A flat white is a coffee beverage that originated in Australia. The beverage is prepared by pouring microfoam (steamed milk consisting of small, fine bubbles with a glossy or velvety consistency) over a single shot (AU) or double ristretto shot (NZ) of espresso. It is somewhat similar to the traditional 140 ml (5 imp fl oz) cappuccino or the latte although smaller in volume, therefore having a higher proportion of coffee to milk, and milk that is more velvety in consistency – allowing the espresso to dominate the flavour, while being supported by the milk.
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