Category Archives: Brewing/Drinking

Sunday Morning

Today was up after a long night with a little guy and a fever. Goats needed milking. Done. In my fatigue, I forgot when I went out to milk that I needed to roast a bit. This light went off … Continue reading

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Fiddling with the Chemex

I’ve been leveraging the Chemex for most of my morning brewing lately.  However, I’d lost the wonder of the brew: that fantastic flavor that comes from the almost magical brew.  But then, I recalled a video I’d watched sometime earlier, … Continue reading

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Proportions, Revisited

Something happened to my coffee this morning. I’ve been revisiting the Chemex brewer more lately, mixing between it and my French Press daily. This morning, however, I had only a few beans left, wondering if it would be enough to … Continue reading

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Grinding

The grind is essential; and it’s not universal. Continue reading

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Ground Coffee Ratios, Part 2

Well, my taster is even a bit more out of whack, but I went with a finer ground 40g does of the same bean – Rwanda Kinunu Bourbon. Brewed in an 8 tasse French Press, with a steep time of … Continue reading

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Ground Coffee Proportions

After following a thread on the HomeRoaster’s list regarding proportion of coffee in your brew, I started following what one lister mentioned: 40g coffee in a large French Press (8 tasse).  His, I think, was a bit larger.  So, I’ve … Continue reading

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Ahh, the Sweetness

I ground and brewed some Indian Mallali Estate Tree-Dried Natural this morning in the Chemex.  As I drank, while running about the house, I had to pause and muse over the sweetness of this bean.  Too bad I didn’t order … Continue reading

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The Aeropress, the Second Day

This morning I pulled out the AP again.  My taster’s a bit off, but it was still a nice brew. I ground up a 3.5 day rested Ethiopian, dropped it in the AP and brewed with water, probably around 190-200F.  … Continue reading

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The AeroPress Has Arrived!

Day one here with the Aeropress. A few initial comments without photos. The construction is quite nice. I’m not big on plastics around my coffee, but this seems well engineered. I’m guessing it’s a polycarbonate or close friend/relative. I think … Continue reading

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AP, FP and Colombia

Well, according to the good ole UPS, my Aeropress, FP screen and Colombia beans for the roasting clinic are awaiting my home arrival! A good day! So here’s a coffee post Gerald! Solo Deo Gloria, jason

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