Online copy of Illy's "Espresso Coffee: The Science of Quality"

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tamarian

#1: Post by tamarian »

While searching for info on coffee chemistry, I landed on this wiki site: http://wiki.triestecoffeecluster.com/in ... =Main_Page

Some of the information looked very familiar, and it looks like it contains most of Illy's "Espresso Coffee: The Science of Quality". It may not be complete, but more than a generous sample, and may have some additional content.

Edit: It looks legit, as it appears Illy is part of the consortium/association hosting the wiki.

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another_jim
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#2: Post by another_jim »

It looks legitimate, since the pages carry Illy copyright notices, and the content has been updated and summarized for the wiki format.

I know this sounds weird for a book costing about one hundred dollars, but I think they were putting it out at cost as a courtesy to their lab. It may be they decided to migrate this effort on-line.

In any case, it's a very good resource and thanks for locating it
Jim Schulman

Alan Frew

#3: Post by Alan Frew »

Thanks for the link, it's definitely straight from Illy and legit. Looking at the references, most of the genetic info is somewhat out of date, nothing later than 2002 and no modern DNA results. The wiki might be a teaser for a future updated edition.

Alan

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homeburrero
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#4: Post by homeburrero »

Alas, that online version appears to be no longer available. Even for those who have the book in the shelf, having the online version was handy when you wanted to search contents.
Pat
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baldheadracing
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#5: Post by baldheadracing »

The site has been down for extended periods before - currently, "Sito temporaneamente in manutenzione" (site is under maintenance).
What I'm interested in is my worst espresso being fantastic - James Hoffmann

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Almico
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#6: Post by Almico »

This is pretty interesting in the mean time:

http://poplab.stanford.edu/pdfs/Illy-Co ... ciam02.pdf

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dominico
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#7: Post by dominico »

In case it takes a while to come back,

you can always peruse the last saved archive on the Wayback Machine: https://web.archive.org/web/20160702063 ... =Main_Page
http://bit.ly/29dgjDW
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dem1/4

#8: Post by dem1/4 »

Hi to everyone.. Can anybody help me about that book??
does any oneone have it on ebook ? all the online sources are not available anymore :cry:

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homeburrero
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#9: Post by homeburrero »

Elsevier appears to have it available in PDF as well as hardcopy. The best buy would be to get both print and PDF for about $150 USD :
https://www.elsevier.com/books/espresso ... 2-370371-2

I suspect that triestecoffeecluster.com online version is not coming back, and the wayback archives don't include the actual content - just the headers.
Pat
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#10: Post by baldheadracing »

homeburrero wrote:I suspect that triestecoffeecluster.com online version is not coming back...
It has been down for a few months and come back at least twice in the past two years. Have faith! :D
What I'm interested in is my worst espresso being fantastic - James Hoffmann