Help!?! Where do I start looking for answers! It's become increasingly difficult to find (and refind) the most popular and informative espresso-related topics among the various forums. To make it easier for you to get started and to help you navigate to topics that interest you, this article contains links to the best topics, categorized by forum and subject area.
Best of the Coffee Brewing Forum
Below is a collection of this forum's most popular topics. To nominate a thread for inclusion in this list, please post a reply to this message. Remember to check the Resources page for other references.
- Pourover brewer basics (video)
- Siphon coffee tasting bitter/burnt
- Improving Hario V60 pourover... help with making it slower
- Americano vs. Drip and French Press
- Why do bulk grinders produce a superior grind for non espresso preparation? (redux)
- Grinder adjustments for drip
- Grind settings in general and various grind settings for Baratza Virtuoso, Rancilio Rocky, Mazzer Mini, Baratza Preciso, Compak K10
- What is your favorite way to brew coffee?
- Brewing ratio chart for all methods of brewing?
- Return of the French Press
- How to prepare Turkish coffee
- Summary of iced coffee brewing methods and Great iced coffee without specialized gear
- Iced coffee and Iced coffee revisited
- Iced coffee recipe and Hot weather, cold drinks
- Minimalist coffee brewing
- Coffee on the road quandary
- Afternoon Coffee Meditation with the Yama Siphon (video)
- Turn your French press into a French pull and French Pull - Revisited with video
- Break and clean method for French press
- Experiments with Preground Coffee for Espresso and a Brew Pot
- Vac pot: it's not just for coffee any more
- Grind Sifting for Brewed Coffee
- Solubles Yield as a function of Grind and Dwell Time
- Cupping technique to minimize suspended grounds
Tip: If you're new to making espresso at home, don't start with the forum's FAQs and Favorites. Instead, gain espresso preparation's prequisite knowledge by spending an evening on the site's recommended reading.
Unabridged FAQs and more
If you wish to explore a wider range of topics, some of which may be humorous, others that may be more esoteric, consult the exhaustive list of FAQs and Favorites. If you're looking for something amusing or occasionally thought-provoking, check out the site's Quotable Quotes.