Technivorm half vs full pot - Page 2

Coffee preparation techniques besides espresso like pourover.
scottsworth

#11: Post by scottsworth »

Call me an idiot, but what about just brewing two half pots?

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jfrescki

#12: Post by jfrescki »

Too easy...come on. 8)
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jfrescki

#13: Post by jfrescki »

But really, if I'm entertaining, it's nice to get everyone their coffee instead of "what's it worth to you to get your coffee first?"
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TallDan

#14: Post by TallDan »

TomC wrote:60g in a Technivorm would probably require it to be veeeery well rested. You can try grinding the night before and just setting some kind of lid over the grounds. Let some of that CO2 sublimate and you'll probably be fine.
I'm a little surprised by this comment. I've been putting 77g into mine every weekday. I stir during the bloom, and it's pretty full, but I've rarely had a problem. My coffee is typically under-rested if anything, 2-5 days post roast. Using melitta paper filters.

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#15: Post by TomC »

scottsworth wrote:Call me an idiot, but what about just brewing two half pots?

I'd be bothered by the waste of filters and time/effort.
TallDan wrote:I'm a little surprised by this comment. I've been putting 77g into mine every weekday. I stir during the bloom, and it's pretty full, but I've rarely had a problem. My coffee is typically under-rested if anything, 2-5 days post roast. Using melitta paper filters.
I sold my Technivorm about 5 or 6 years ago, so I'm drawing from memory. 77g is impressive!

SJM

#16: Post by SJM »

As mentioned in my earlier post, when I brew a full pot I use 80 gm of well rested beans ground in the MaCap. I set the flow at the middle setting so it goes through at less than full throttle and have never had any issues with overflow.

Jimmy-W

#17: Post by Jimmy-W »

I just bought a similar model (KB 741). I'm on the other side of this issue, as I want to brew 360 ml, or 3 cups on the MM scale. So, I'm less than a half pot and using the half-open basket setting. I grind medium, 27 clicks on my Comandante C40, and a 1:16.5 ratio (22 gr). I haven't tried stirring during the brewing process, and my coffee is a bit weak. With such a "small" brew, would stirring mid-way be worthwhile? I get a good flow rate, so I likely can grind a tad finer. I've wondered whether I should just try brewing about 500 ml with the same grind/ratio and see whether there's a difference.