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    Training and Coffee

    Gene Cafe Coffee Roaster $850 - Free Beans Free Freight
    Two part question coming up......

    Barista Training or at least some good instruction in all things coffee in Brisbane area ? Mr Barisas in the gold coast looks good but getting there is the problem.

    Coffee - I guess this is a difficult one to discuss so what do youthink of Danesi coffee (currently usign some of the green Danesi) although apparently the gold is good ? Am still not sure as my coffee making is all over the place at the moment.

    I like medium to strong not bitter though , crema is good - after taste depending on how good the coffee is, the wife decaf and milky galore.

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    Re: Training and Coffee

    Sorry I cant help with either part of your question.

    But I would suggest finding a bean you like, then sticking to it for a while until you get the hang of all the variables which affect taste.

    Youll become familiar with how it grinds, and what setting is best suited to it (that eliminates a big area of potential mistakes)

    Then you can concentrate on other aspects, such as tamping and temperature.


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    Re: Training and Coffee

    I too live in brissie and have previously consulted chris from talk coffee, he suggested if we could get adequate numbers and a venue he would oblige us all with some training.

    If your interested ill talk to him again.


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    Re: Training and Coffee

    Behmor Brazen - $249 - Free Freight

    Im in Ipswich and would be interested depending on cost and when it was being held (suitably noncommittal I know).



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