Recent posts - Page 58

by K7
May 27th, 2023, 11:32 pm
Forum: Coffee Brewing
Replies: 3
Views: 217

By-Pass Pour Over Recipe/Tips

By-pass is my default brewing method. I come from years of Americano, so it's nothing unusual for me. IMO there is no one fixed ratio good for bypass. In general, finer the grind, less water and less contact time it takes. Since you are using less water, you want to go finer. Think of it as a spectrum. At
by K7
May 27th, 2023, 11:14 pm
Forum: Lever Espresso Machines
Replies: 655
Views: 56421

Flair 58

The IMS BaristaPro and E&B Superfine were my favorites. But, honestly, the stock basket also worked fine for me
by ShotClock
May 27th, 2023, 10:21 pm
Forum: Coffee Roasting
Replies: 0
Views: 50

Rwanda - Kinini Village Natural

Is anyone roasting this? I got it from showroom, and it's right up my alley - subtle, fruity, bit of chocolate, lots of body. The problem I'm having is that it's quite tricky to roast: wide distribution of bean sizes, from what looks like peaberry to pacas leading to uneven roasts; quite crashy for a natural; has a nasty tendency
by JosephM
May 27th, 2023, 9:52 pm
Forum: Lever Espresso Machines
Replies: 8
Views: 339

Elektra Microcasa a Leva - Restoring brass finish

Thank you all for the great responses! I ended up not purchasing this unit, and went instead with a beautiful La Pavoni. But I know the responses here will prove useful to others who, like myself, are searching this group for information like this. And, I'll probably keep going down this rabbit hole, and may yet refer back to these
by maccompatible
May 27th, 2023, 9:06 pm
Forum: Buy/Sell
Replies: 0
Views: 250

[FS] Flair Pro + accessories *REDUCED PRICE*

Bought in 2018, used during travel and in my office at work (pictured). Still working as good as new; may need a new set of gaskets soon, which is only 8$ on their website. Included: 1. Flair Signature Pro 2. All original accessories: puck screen, portafilter, brew chamber, frame, pressure gauge, drip tray, tamper, funnel, carry case 3. Additional
by SteveH
May 27th, 2023, 9:06 pm
Forum: Water
Replies: 7
Views: 147

Help me remineralize water

I can appreciate the benefits but I'd rather just use proper filters