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  • Learning about Coffee/Espresso in Melbourne - Groups to join?

    I'm an expat from Chicago now living in Melbourne. Since I got here 2 months ago I'm really liking the cafe/coffee/espresso culture - just awesome.
    Anyways, I took a couple espresso classes and bought a cheap espresso machine and have been trying my hand at espressos at home, which are definitely not good so far!
    I'd like to find or join a group here in Melbourne if there is such a thing. An Espresso Jam, I think they're called? It'd be fun to pick up some skills and try different equipment, talk coffee, etc.

    Hopefully such a thing exists!

    Thanks,
    Ryan

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    Hi cbrshadow and welcome to CS!

    Maybe you could post up your backstory here:

    http://coffeesnobs.com.au/off-topic/...o-easy-me.html ?

    Not sure from your post whether you are an American or Australian ex-pat?? Guessing American??

    I've heard of barista jams but not espresso jams.

    I've also heard of Talk Coffee...... ;-D

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    • #3
      Originally posted by chokkidog View Post
      Hi cbrshadow and welcome to CS!

      Maybe you could post up your backstory here:

      http://coffeesnobs.com.au/off-topic/...o-easy-me.html ?

      Not sure from your post whether you are an American or Australian ex-pat?? Guessing American??

      I've heard of barista jams but not espresso jams.

      I've also heard of Talk Coffee...... ;-D
      Hey all good points! I'll post my backstory for sure.
      I'm an American expat in Australia for two years. Originally from Chicago but really loving Melbourne.
      Barista Jams.. That's what I meant!

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      • #4
        Just tried to visit the Talk Coffee site but appears to be down - their bandwidth is exceeded?

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        • #5
          Originally posted by gregoryw9 View Post
          Just tried to visit the Talk Coffee site but appears to be down - their bandwidth is exceeded?
          We're up now. I'll be having words with our web guys today.

          You are most welcome to PM, email or call for information.

          Chris
          Last edited by TC; 29 December 2014, 08:01 AM. Reason: updated

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