San Francisco HB get together - Page 2

Talk about your favorite cafes, local barista events, or plan your own get-together.
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Postby malachi » Tue Jun 29, 2010 10:58 pm

I think a future event could probably be dedicated to roasting, and obviously another could probably be focused on equipment. But in this case we're really trying to just do tasting and barista technique.
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Postby malachi » Thu Jul 01, 2010 10:56 am

As an incentive for those who are on the fence....

It looks like we're going to have coffee from at least 3 different countries (not 3 different origins, but rather from roasters operating out of 3 different countries).
And we're definitely going to have some interesting / awesome door prizes (not including left over coffee) donated by various coffee companies.
And.... I think we're going to have coffee from roasters representing at least 4 WBC champions!!!

So if you can make it - this could be an amazing opportunity.


UPDATE: Make that 4 different countries and 5 WBC champs!!!!
UPDATE 2: Make that 5 different countries (and 5 WBC champs).
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Postby Fullsack » Thu Jul 01, 2010 11:52 am

doubleOsoul wrote:I can catch Amtrak from Sacramento to come down there. It would be worth it. SoMa... is in? (I don't know the Bay Area as well as I'd like to).


We're just a couple of blocks from the Civic Center BART station and a S.F. Muni stop. The muni N line and T line have stops at the S.F. Cal Train station and would be direct to Civic Center.
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Postby malachi » Thu Jul 01, 2010 2:52 pm

"Taste is the only morality." -- John Ruskin

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Postby artemis » Fri Jul 02, 2010 2:33 pm

This sounds fantastic. I and my partner in coffee have cut back on doing much espresso at home because we love the social aspects of sharing espresso and espresso talk (and would rather go to Barefoot, Redberry and Verve to get our espresso+social fix with other coffee lovers). I still do roast and love doing bright coffees in our Clever Dripper at home. (Haven't posted in coffee groups online for a few years, but still check in from time to time, so a big hello to everyone!).

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Postby drgary » Fri Jul 02, 2010 3:57 pm

Hello All,

Would love to make it if I can but don't see an address posted for the meet-up and didn't find one online for Full Sack Jack Coffee Roasters. Where's this happening?

Thanks,
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Postby doubleOsoul » Fri Jul 02, 2010 7:07 pm

Chris,
I'll be there for sure. Do I need to bring anything?
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Postby malachi » Fri Jul 02, 2010 7:16 pm

Address and details to be posted - don't worry.

As noted above, the only thing that would be great if people brought is cupping spoons. If you don't have them... no worries. But if you do, bring 'em.

BTW - added one more roaster. I think we're pretty much maxed out on coffees at this point.
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Postby yakster » Sun Jul 04, 2010 3:28 pm

I found a spoon at the thrift store that looks like it might work out ok, for twenty-five cents, it's low risk. Stainless steel, not silver or silver plate, though. Only able to find one so far.

Saw a pack of six soup spoons at a dollar store but they looked like they'd been stamped out in China with ridges on the edges, not something I want to put in my mouth.

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Postby malachi » Mon Jul 05, 2010 1:36 pm

Final list of roasters is on my blog.

Damn that s**t is dope!!!
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