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Post your blends recipes of coffeesnobs green beans here. What has worked, what hasnt and what you are working on
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Where to discuss your home roasting successes or failures
All the other topics about coffee that dont fit any where else.
With so much of the coffee market adding milk to their coffee we have an area to discuss milk types and texturing techniques.
Nothing to do with coffee except it might be something that you would discuss over your favourite brew.
Talk about your coffee grinders, electric and manual, blade grinder, flat burr and conical burr coffee grinders.
Talk about your domestic coffee roasters, popper, heat gun, bread maker, Hottop, Behmor etc.
Talk about your other coffee gear (plungers, tampers, knock boxes etc.) If your post relates to a specific machine please use the other category sections.
Any non Espresso brew method from Drip Filter, Syphon or Vacuum, Plunger, Ibrik, Stovetop, Mocha Pot, Aeropress, Cold Press, Percolator, Presso or any other mad scientist process that doesn't have a pump and boiler combined.
Entry level (sub $500) domestic appliances that you would expect to find in the kitchen section of whitegoods stores. You can get a pretty good coffee from machines in this category if you use fresh coffee and dose/tamp well.
Midrange ($500-$1500) machines will produce a better coffee and generally a lot more usable steam making milk texturing far easier. Matched with a good grinder your coffee will be great.
Pointy End ($1500-$3000) will find machines that are capable of making espresso at the same time that you are texturing milk. This end of the market also tends to get some real design flair and lot and lots of shiny stainless. Mostly the machines in this category are direct descendants of Cafe class machines.
Extreme Machines ($3000+) is the very serious end of the home espresso machine market. Some of the machines you will find in here would be comfortable in just about any cafe on the planet and most will have similar installation requirements (plumbing, maintenance etc). Most CoffeeSnobs drool over the very pretty toys in this category.
Places that CS'rs have had a good coffee in New South Wales and the ACT
Places that CS'rs have had a good coffee in Queensland.
Places that CS'rs have had a good coffee in South Australia and NT
Places that CS'rs have had a good coffee in Tasmania.
Places that CS'rs have had a good coffee in Victoria.
Places that CS'rs have had a good coffee in Western Australia.
Places that CS'rs have had a good coffee outside Australia.
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