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    Re: Milk

    Im still adjusting to the steaming power of the DB compared to the thermoblock machine, but I can get reasonable milk out of it.

    Fill the jug to around the bottom of the spout, hold the tip of the steam wand just under the surface (you should hear hissing, but not bubbling!). Keep your other hand cupped against the side of the jug to judge the temp. As the jug becomes warm to touch (around 40C), submerge the wand and get as good a whirlpool as you can manage. When the jug gets too hot to touch (~65C), give it a second or two more, then turn off the steam.

    My problem is stretching the milk too far, with the thermoblock machines you really have to get as much air into it as you can, otherwise its too flat. With the DB, im ending up with nice cappuccino foam, rather than the latte that im after.

    Once I have perfected my steaming id be happy to put up a video.

    EDIT: How is it that we dont have a big post somewhere detailing the 5c method, common dosing/extraction times etc? Im pretty sure ive seen the same few questions pop up a few times in the last week alone, just scattered among the other subforums.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 54657874170 link=1312978609/1546#1546 date=1331622232
    just wondering how people finding milk steaming on BDB
    i get nice glossy milk and cappuccino seem to taste nice but cant get any art action and watching lots of clips on youtube i dont think i seen one where textured milk on BDB was good enough for latte art.
    any tips? i use digital thermometer and aim for 65C stopping around 62C since it still climbs up after i stop steaming.
    I also tried putting my SS jug in a fridge before i make coffee.
    would be great if someone could record clip and slap it on youtube
    The milk steaming is IMO the best part of the BES900 and nothing short of amazing. It has the perfect steam power for making one or two cups at a time and it is very dry. I made latte art with it the first time i used it, which I was struggling to do with my other 2 machines.

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    Re: Breville BES900 Dual Boiler - Owners thread

    Quote Originally Posted by 6B5A4949564D4A4A5D5C2F0 link=1312978609/1551#1551 date=1331630441
    Quote Originally Posted by 54657874170 link=1312978609/1546#1546 date=1331622232
    just wondering how people finding milk steaming on BDB
    i get nice glossy milk and cappuccino seem to taste nice but cant get any art action and watching lots of clips on youtube i dont think i seen one where textured milk on BDB was good enough for latte art.
    any tips? i use digital thermometer and aim for 65C stopping around 62C since it still climbs up after i stop steaming.
    I also tried putting my SS jug in a fridge before i make coffee.
    would be great if someone could record clip and slap it on youtube
    The milk steaming is IMO the best part of the BES900 and nothing short of amazing. It has the perfect steam power for* making one or two cups at a time and it is very dry. I made latte art with it the first time i used it, which I was struggling to do with my other 2 machines.
    great to hear, im new to steaming milk so im sure it will come with practice, if you have nothing better to do one day i would love to see video of texturing and making some latte art with it.

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    Ok - I keep reading about the 5c test - I presume this post I found in a different thread describes it correctly:

    Title: Re: Vibiemme Piccolo
    Post by jaysonlew on 09. Aug 2011 at 17:25
    Try the 5cent piece test to determine how much you should dose,

    1. Dose your coffee into the basket and tamp firmly.
    2. Place a 5c piece in the centre of tamped grounds.
    3. Lock into the group head, but do not activate the pump.
    4. Remove the handle and note the 5cent piece.

    If your dose is correct, there should only be a slight indent of the coin into the coffee grounds. If the coin has been pushed deeply into the grounds, then you have dosed too much.
    (Ill give it a go and see how Im dosing)

    Ive been enjoying reading this thread on-and-off for a while and, now, over the last month Ive been enjoying using the BDB and Smart Grinder - and drinking the results!

    (We just need to get Breville to make a matching Smart Roaster to complete the set-up! ;) )

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    With the success we have had with the Breville Pod machine, Dual Boiler and the Smart grinder I would be willing to try a Breville Smart Roaster. I had a laugh
    Hay Phil here is a new opportunity. I had a laugh

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    Quote Originally Posted by 11203D31520 link=1312978609/1546#1546 date=1331622232
    just wondering how people finding milk steaming on BDB
    i get nice glossy milk and cappuccino seem to taste nice but cant get any art action and watching lots of clips on youtube i dont think i seen one where textured milk on BDB was good enough for latte art.
    any tips? i use digital thermometer and aim for 65C stopping around 62C since it still climbs up after i stop steaming.
    I also tried putting my SS jug in a fridge before i make coffee.
    would be great if someone could record clip and slap it on youtube
    You can check out these photos of my latte art all done on a BDB:

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/6312606...in/photostream
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/6312606...n/photostream/
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/6312606...n/photostream/
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/6312606...n/photostream/

    Cheers, Phil

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    nice one Phil, do you brew first and steam milk later or other way around?
    i figure crema plays important part so maybe i should aim to have milk ready to go just before i finish brewing my shot?

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    Quote Originally Posted by 0E00080D0A040B1713630 link=1312978609/1555#1555 date=1331689196
    You can check out these photos of my latte art all done on a BDB:

    Hey Phil, just wondering how much you have to stretch the milk to make it easier to pour a rosetta?

    BTW, any chance you could make and upload some videos with a few tips on using a naked portafilter? Even just one video of a decent pour would be nice* :)* ;)

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    Quote Originally Posted by 16273A36550 link=1312978609/1546#1546 date=1331622232
    just wondering how people finding milk steaming on BDB
    I have no problem getting art out. I find that the BES900 is awesome and quite forgiving when it comes to good milk.

    Attached are some images of art, plus a few plugs for a couple of nice coffee blends :)

    I find that the churn is best achieved with the wand stuck in the spout, and the tip at about 3 oclock... start of with the holes surfing till about 30deg or so, and then submerge slightly and churn churn... I stop at about 60deg on an analog thermometer and let it ride out to about 65deg.












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    Re: Breville BES900 Dual Boiler - Owners thread

    Ive taken a short video of my first attempt at Espresso Porn with my newly received naked portafilter.

    Looks like my grind was a smidge too coarse so it was a little bit underextracted, but still tasted okish once milk was added :)

    Here it is: https://vimeo.com/38496412

    Oh... and it got a drip or three out the back :(

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    Re: Breville BES900 Dual Boiler - Owners thread

    Default output volume.

    Recently on this thread it was explained that the BDB operates by measuring water volume.

    I just did a did a default 2 cup pour with an empty pf and it output 100 ml.

    So should I be adjusting the 2 cup button volume down to 60 ml, and then start adjusting dose/grind etc until I get a ~30 second pour?


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    Re: Breville BES900 Dual Boiler - Owners thread

    Quote Originally Posted by 6B75707C110 link=1312978609/1560#1560 date=1331760368
    So should I be adjusting the 2 cup button volume down to 60 ml, and then start adjusting dose/grind etc until I get a ~30 second pour?

    No, you shouldnt measure 60mls using an empty portafilter because some of that water will be soaked up by the coffee. Its better to set the 1 or 2 cup settings using coffee that been ground/dosed/tamped to give you the 30ml/30sec extraction (keep in mind, this is just a guide - theres no reason why you cant stray away from these figures)

    In addition to that, different coffee/grind size will soak differently, so you may find some variations when you use the 1 or 2 cup buttons.

    There may also be some water thats unaccounted for when it escapes via the OPV. I do recall reading something about 2 sensors, so Breville may have already factored this in.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 5F5C494F454D405C4D42585F2C0 link=1312978609/1561#1561 date=1331763290
    There may also be some water thats unaccounted for when it escapes via the OPV. I do recall reading something about 2 sensors, so Breville may have already factored this in.
    Yes, the BDB has two flow meters. One is at the OPV bypass outlet back to the water tank, another is at the OPV inlet from the water tank. The microcontroller software of the machine calculates the flow volume between the two flow meters to get net volume flew to the brewing system.

    Thanks

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    Re: Breville BES900 Dual Boiler - Owners thread

    Quote Originally Posted by 4D53565A370 link=1312978609/1560#1560 date=1331760368
    I just did a did a default 2 cup pour with an empty pf and it output 100 ml.

    So should I be adjusting the 2 cup button volume down to 60 ml, and then start adjusting dose/grind etc until I get a ~30 second pour?
    As specialpants mentioned, you need to set volumes actually pulling a shot. In fact the flowmeters are only accurate when the flow rate in use is exactly the same as the flow rate when set. ie if you set the volumes with an extraction of 30ml in 30secs, then the volumes wont be accurate if subsequent flow rates are 25ml in 30sec or 35ml in 30sec etc. LMs and Synesso are no different in this regard.

    Cheers, Phil

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    Re: Breville BES900 Dual Boiler - Owners thread

    Quote Originally Posted by 6D6A6C6B767C1F0 link=1312978609/1557#1557 date=1331704385
    Hey Phil, just wondering how much you have to stretch the milk to make it easier to pour a rosetta?

    BTW, any chance you could make and upload some videos with a few tips on using a naked portafilter? Even just one video of a decent pour would be nice
    Texture your milk at the same time as the espresso is pouring. Dont make one before the other.

    Heres a youtube clip from a BES900 naked. 35-36sec extraction. Notice how dark the espresso is, even at this length of extraction.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P1S0h...ZRhbSg&lf=plcp

    Cheers, Phil

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    Quote Originally Posted by 76787075727C736F6B1B0 link=1312978609/1564#1564 date=1331785729
    Texture your milk at the same time as the espresso is pouring. Dont make one before the other.
    Easier said than done! I only have 2 hands yanno. (plus making a few at a time)

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    Re: Breville BES900 Dual Boiler - Owners thread

    Interesting - I just phoned Breville to order a naked PF and they tell me there is a new part number BES058NP and its $87.96 posted - the web site still shows BEA058NP @ $99.95 plus postage. I have no clue what is going on here!

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    Quote Originally Posted by 78767E7B7C727D6165150 link=1312978609/1564#1564 date=1331785729
    Notice how dark the espresso is, even at this length of extraction.
    Yeah i didnt grind fine enough for mine :( mmm so delicious looking :) hehe

    Quote Originally Posted by 5174637C7142242C2325150 link=1312978609/1565#1565 date=1331788077
    Easier said than done! I only have 2 hands yanno. (plus making a few at a time)
    I do both at the same time. I find with a 600mL jug, you can leave the jug on the tray and have the wand at the right angle. This works for 300mL latte bowls as well as 2 x 180mL cappucino style cups.

    I typically do this:

    - Kick off grind
    - Pour milk. Chuck in thermometer.
    - Purge wand. Start steaming starting with a bit of surfing.
    - tamp/polish etc.
    - Purge block. Lock in Portafilter while checking milk temp.
    - Begin extraction. Change location/orientation of jug if required.
    - Just as the 30-35 secs are winding up, milk temp is creeping up to 60-62degs which is where I stop... itll run over to about 65-67degs which I find is about hot enough for latte/flat white etc.
    - Pour.
    - Enjoy. :)

    Quote Originally Posted by 5174637C7142242C2325150 link=1312978609/1566#1566 date=1331789527
    Interesting - I just phoned Breville to order a naked PF and they tell me there is a new part number BES058NP and its $87.96 posted - the web site still shows BEA058NP @ $99.95 plus postage. I have no clue what is going on here!
    Aww thatd be right :) hahaha.. ah well...

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    Re: Breville BES900 Dual Boiler - Owners thread

    Quote Originally Posted by 5772657A7744222A2523130 link=1312978609/1566#1566 date=1331789527
    Interesting - I just phoned Breville to order a naked PF and they tell me there is a new part number BES058NP and its $87.96 posted - the web site still shows BEA058NP @ $99.95 plus postage. I have no clue what is going on here!

    hmmmm, I wonder whats the difference :-?

    Looking at my Breville invoice I can see an item code of BNF58MM
    (Note: this naked portafilter was part of the first batch in December)
    Not sure if the design has been changed since

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    Re: Breville BES900 Dual Boiler - Owners thread

    Quote Originally Posted by 5C525A5F5856594541310 link=1312978609/1564#1564 date=1331785729
    Heres a youtube clip from a BES900 naked. 35-36sec extraction. Notice how dark the espresso is, even at this length of extraction.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P1S0hiOBt0E&feature=bf_prev&list=UUrwSKj1S UAbS-Hk...
    Thanks Phil.* 8-)

    I thought I had seen all of the BDB videos on the youtube Breville channel. Browsed the channel 3-4 weeks ago and must have missed that one

    edit: Found this one as well, nice pour, posted 10 months ago :o (way before the first batch)
    Is that a mazzer major grinder in the background?

    [media]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NgNHfvZKDxo&context=C4a7d233ADvjVQa1PpcFPh 9tgny3yh9claPrjuFRPFwIuhfHOQJP4=[/media]
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NgNHfvZKDxo

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    Re: Breville BES900 Dual Boiler - Owners thread

    Quote Originally Posted by 7E797F78656F0C0 link=1312978609/1568#1568 date=1331792949
    hmmmm, I wonder whats the difference
    Im just hoping there isnt a mix up...

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    Re: Breville BES900 Dual Boiler - Owners thread

    BEA058NP seems to be the part number on the Breville Australia website ($99.95).
    BES058NP seems to be the part number on the Breville USA website ($79.99)

    So I would hazard a guess that the person you spoke to did the pricing based on the US part number and price and added postage. Hopefully you just saved 20 bucks!

    Brett.

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    Re: Breville BES900 Dual Boiler - Owners thread

    Ha! youre right - I even gave her the right number though and she said it didnt exist. Oh well.

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    Re: Breville BES900 Dual Boiler - Owners thread

    Quote Originally Posted by 101711160B01620 link=1312978609/1568#1568 date=1331792949
    hmmmm, I wonder whats the difference

    Looking at my Breville invoice I can see an item code of BNF58MM
    (Note: this naked portafilter was part of the first batch in December)
    Not sure if the design has been changed since
    No difference. The price changed because the people in control of those things cocked up!

    Cheers, Phil

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    Re: Breville BES900 Dual Boiler - Owners thread

    Quote Originally Posted by 626563647973100 link=1312978609/1569#1569 date=1331793086
    Is that a mazzer major grinder in the background?
    Mazzer Robur

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    Re: Breville BES900 Dual Boiler - Owners thread

    Ok, so the price on the Naked PF is $99.95 including postage within Aus. The part number is BES058NP You can only order it through our customer call centre 1300 139 798

    Sorry for all the confusion.

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    Re: Breville BES900 Dual Boiler - Owners thread

    RE: Steam. Ive found the angle makes all the difference. A strong whirlpool effect makes ALL the difference in getting perfect microfoam.

    Hey Phil, I was meant to get a phone call from you RE: service to the BDB for overpressure :P

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    Re: Breville BES900 Dual Boiler - Owners thread

    Quote Originally Posted by 333D35303739362A2E5E0 link=1312978609/1575#1575 date=1331858941
    Ok, so the price on the Naked PF is $99.95 including postage within Aus. The part number is BES058NP You can only order it through our customer call centre 1300 139 798
    Hi Phil,

    How can I order a Naked PF and get it shipped to Taiwan?

    Thanks

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    Re: Breville BES900 Dual Boiler - Owners thread

    Quote Originally Posted by 393E343C382E363930570 link=1312978609/1577#1577 date=1331859872
    Quote Originally Posted by 333D35303739362A2E5E0 link=1312978609/1575#1575 date=1331858941
    Ok, so the price on the Naked PF is $99.95 including postage within Aus. The part number is BES058NP You can only order it through our customer call centre 1300 139 798
    Hi Phil,

    How can I order a Naked PF and get it shipped to Taiwan?

    Thanks

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    Nick. If you get stuck from Breville, Im happy to help you buy one and ship it over.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 3E3D363F2C3D37580 link=1312978609/1578#1578 date=1331874519
    Nick. If you get stuck from Breville, Im happy to help you buy one and ship it over.
    Hey Feng, what a great option. We really arent set up to ship off-shore..........

    Cheers, Phil

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    Quote Originally Posted by 4A444C494E404F5357270 link=1312978609/1579#1579 date=1331875673
    feng wrote Today at 4:08pm:Nick.* If you get stuck from Breville, Im happy to help you buy one and ship it over. Hey Feng, what a great option. We really arent set up to ship off-shore..........Cheers, Phil
    Hi Feng,

    Thank you for your kindness.
    As Breville hasnt provided off-shore shipping for the naked PF, I cannot order from her websites, no matter US or Aus sites.

    If possible, Phil represents Breville and I am wondering if Phil could help on this.

    Anyway, many thank you Feng willing to help to buy one for me.

    Best Regards,

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    Nick - if you want one Id suggest you avail yourself of Fengs kind offer.

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    You gotta love the coffee community, helping each other feed the addiction ;D

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    Quote Originally Posted by 30373D3531273F30395E0 link=1312978609/1580#1580 date=1331885545
    Anyway, many thank you Feng willing to help to buy one for me.
    No worries. Just let me know if you need help. Happy for you to use paypal etc if preferred.

    Just flick me a PM if need be.

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    Re: Breville BES900 Dual Boiler - Owners thread

    Naked Portafilter Update
    BEA058NP seems to be the part number on the Breville Australia website ($99.95).
    BES058NP seems to be the part number on the Breville USA website ($79.99)
    BREBEA058NP seems to be the part number on the Breville Canada ($94.99) plus shipping plus taxes
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    Quote Originally Posted by 7F53494E55594E58535B3C0 link=1312978609/1584#1584 date=1331912363
    Naked Portafilter Update
    BEA058NP seems to be the part number on the Breville Australia website ($99.95).
    BES058NP seems to be the part number on the Breville USA website ($79.99)
    BREBEA058NP seems to be the part number on the Breville Canada ($94.99) plus shipping plus taxes
    Dave
    Interesting that its got a different price on the US website... wonder why?

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    Quote Originally Posted by 486571636C6D6A63457042657061040 link=1312978609/1585#1585 date=1331939813

    Interesting that its got a different price on the US website... wonder why?
    You probably have to add State and City sales tax to that

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    Re: Breville BES900 Dual Boiler - Owners thread

    The Australian site has the wrong price. It is A$99.95 inc delivery. US is +tax & delivery that varies depending on the destination.

    Cheers, Phil

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    Quote Originally Posted by 28242427222E797A4B0 link=1312978609/1586#1586 date=1331942302
    You probably have to add State and City sales tax to that
    State tax is not applicable if the item is shipped out of the US.

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    Re: Breville BES900 Dual Boiler - Owners thread

    Quote Originally Posted by 536F667E6B0A0 link=1312978609/1588#1588 date=1331949074
    Quote Originally Posted by 28242427222E797A4B0 link=1312978609/1586#1586 date=1331942302
    You probably have to add State and City sales tax to that
    State tax is not applicable if the item is shipped out of the US.
    But being American, They probably dont allow shipping outta the CONUS ::)

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    Quote Originally Posted by 103D293B3435323B1D281A3D28395C0 link=1312978609/1589#1589 date=1331960186
    Quote Originally Posted by 536F667E6B0A0 link=1312978609/1588#1588 date=1331949074
    Quote Originally Posted by 28242427222E797A4B0 link=1312978609/1586#1586 date=1331942302
    You probably have to add State and City sales tax to that
    State tax is not applicable if the item is shipped out of the US.
    But being American, They probably dont allow shipping outta the CONUS* ::)
    Of course they do. ;)

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    Re: Breville BES900 Dual Boiler - Owners thread

    Quote Originally Posted by 1C20293124450 link=1312978609/1588#1588 date=1331949074
    Quote Originally Posted by 28242427222E797A4B0 link=1312978609/1586#1586 date=1331942302
    You probably have to add State and City sales tax to that
    State tax is not applicable if the item is shipped out of the US.
    I thought we were comparing what an American would pay with what we would pay. I wasnt thinking of what it would cost ordering from the US

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    Re: Breville BES900 Dual Boiler - Owners thread

    Good morning fellow Snobs.
    I need some help if possible with my shiny BDB. I purchased it about 3 weeks ago, and Ive been making tasty coffee since then, however Im working on refining my technique and theres a few things Im having trouble with. ANY advice is most welcome!!

    I am using DiBella Serafini blend beans, roasted about 10 days ago. I am in Yeppoon CQ and have to mail order my coffee as there are no local roasters. Also high humidity atm. I have a DeLonghi grinder (that refuses to die, and Im not allowed a new smart grinder until it does - no sabotage allowed).

    My coffee making procedure is as follows:
    -Pre-heat portafilter and basket, purge/rinse.
    -Dose basket and insert. (nearly breaking dodgy shoulder tamping)
    -Start steaming milk.
    -Hit manual for extraction (settings: 93 deg, 10 sec pre inf.)
    -Finish milk.

    Problem: 19-21 sec extraction, max pressure reached is 7 bar, and I havent gotten to there this week :-/, with good, but not great crema.


    Coffee is tasting good, and have had no complaints and many compliments from my not as snobby friends, but hubby and I can still taste that something is iffy. Ive tried adjusting grind and if its finer, its quite bitter. Coarser and it speeds the extraction up.

    The coffee is, as I say, yum, but I think it could be better!!

    Please help with any tips or hints! Im at a bit of a loss!

    Thanks in advance,
    Amber.




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    Re: Breville BES900 Dual Boiler - Owners thread

    Quote Originally Posted by 19353A3D2A133D2A2B3D21580 link=1312978609/1592#1592 date=1332023172
    I have a DeLonghi grinder (that refuses to die, and Im not allowed a new smart grinder until it does - no sabotage allowed).*
    I think you need to reconsider the sabotage option.

    Your grinder is not suitable for real espresso and nothing you do is going to help too much. Smart grinder (or better still a Compak K3P) will allow for a slower pour and better espresso.

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    Re: Breville BES900 Dual Boiler - Owners thread

    HELP REQUIRED
    With my 1 day old BDB.
    I am using pre ground coffee Lavazza and all so Victoria both recomended on packaging for espresso machines,
    Problem: 17-20 sec extraction, max pressure reached is 7 bar, if I use the double shot dual wall filter basket the extracted creama coming out of the portafilter bubbles splaters and spits all over the machine and bench top , if I use the double shot single wall filter basket I get very little creama I have had many years experiance making coffee in other machines with out this problem using the same preground coffee
    All the machine setting are on Default

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    Re: Breville BES900 Dual Boiler - Owners thread

    You really need to grind your own beans to use with this machine, pre-ground beans are nowhere near fine enough, nor fresh.

    Try varying your dose and tamp with the dual wall filter, might be able to stop it from splashing at least

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    Re: Breville BES900 Dual Boiler - Owners thread

    +1

    Youll never get a good consistent result with pre-ground coffee. Your experience should tell you that.

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    Re: Breville BES900 Dual Boiler - Owners thread

    Quote Originally Posted by 7B5E49565B680E06090F3F0 link=1312978609/1596#1596 date=1332061274
    +1

    Youll never get a good consistent result with pre-ground coffee. Your experience should tell you that.
    +2, you really do need a decent grinder to get results.
    Not just any grinder, do some research. :)

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    Re: Breville BES900 Dual Boiler - Owners thread

    Hi all, Im not sure if I should start another thread for this but this is a BES900 specific question. I used up the second of the included coffee machine cleaning tablets today. When I went to buy some more at the site shown in the packaging (www.cinocleano.com.au) the price was $19.95 for eight tablets.

    I think for that price I think they supplier should use them as a rectal cleaner.

    What other products will do the same job?

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    Re: Breville BES900 Dual Boiler - Owners thread

    Quote Originally Posted by 2E2D252324202C243373410 link=1312978609/1598#1598 date=1332113644
    Hi all, Im not sure if I should start another thread for this but this is a BES900 specific question.* I used up the second of the included coffee machine cleaning tablets today.* When I went to buy some more at the site shown in the packaging (www.cinocleano.com.au) the price was $19.95 for eight tablets.

    I think for that price I think they supplier should use them as a rectal cleaner.

    What other products will do the same job?
    Morning OB2, Cafetto EVO will do the job, available from Coffee Parts, good people to deal with. http://www.coffeeparts.com.au/accessories/cleaner 500 grams will last for ages. :)

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