Slayer in New York?

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opaqueportafilter
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Postby opaqueportafilter » Sep 26, 2017, 9:36 pm

Anyone know a cafe in NY state that is pulling shots with the Slayer machine? I live upstate, but can visit the city. I'm interesting to seeing what the hype is about...

Bob_M
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Postby Bob_M » Sep 26, 2017, 9:57 pm

I believe there is one at Blue Bottle in Brooklyn

thepilgrimsdream
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Postby thepilgrimsdream » Sep 26, 2017, 11:46 pm

Kru in Saratoga Springs is using Slayers. That being said, their coffee is roasted a little bit darker which mutes a lot of nuance that these machines may have to offer (flavor wise)

They're nice machines, but without a great coffee, industry standard grinder and good water chemistry, there isn't much difference between a shot you could pull on one and a Silvia IMHO.

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Postby primacoffee » Sep 28, 2017, 1:58 pm

Where upstate are you located? Glen Edith in Rochester has Slayer machines at their shops, and I believe Character Coffee in Utica was looking at Slayer for theirs, but they haven't opened just yet to my knowledge.
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