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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.
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.
I'm dosing 20g in a 21g basket from a Mahlkonig K30 for 40g out. Different machine to you though.
I find almost no blonding towards the end of the shot with the K30. With a Mazzer Mini, i was dosing around 21g with a courser grind to avoid worm...
Hey Rocky,that wouldnt be ''Rouge'' would it?They do the best ''iced'' coffee in Qld, apparently.......sorry in advance for my bad taste in humour.Back to the topic,
my local cafe does not offer discounts,loyalty cards etc,only the best coffee,food...
I've roaster 2 single origin and 1 blend
PNG Peabery-took it to first hint of SC
Rwanda Arabica- Ejected just before SC
Brazil Santos 30%
Monsoon Malabar AA 70%
Will wait till 3-5 days to see the results.
Thanks Luke_G, I am using a brand new Compak K3 push grinder. I initially upped the dose to 20grams as the Compak was choking up a bit and spiting out clumps of ground coffee when I was making the grind too fine, however this may have been just...
I said recently as it is a machine which I have only recently began using, however I have always had this problem with this machine. I have not been making coffee since I moved to WA from QLD a couple years ago as I did not have a machine here, at...
Kerr, if you have the 920 rather than the 900 then the dose for the double basket (straight-walled one) is more like ~21g. What did the top of your puck look like, was it a bit wet and sloppy looking, or firm but spongy with a light impression of...
If the planet doesn't get it self together on pollution, population and climate (not to mention religions getting along together), the globe will be a lifeless wasteland long before coffee ever gets to $34. a cup.
I was going to tell you about my Duetto and Compak but I think the best advice is for you to visit your near retailers to see what they can offer you. We all have our personal likes/dislikes and they may not suit your style or even how it looks....
The current Gambella is awesome - I've just finished a few bags myself. And you're right - I cracked mine about 3 days post, and had an amazing doppio - huge body with big raisins / dried fruit flavours!