[Homeroast] [homeroast]Tom, any comments on the symposium "The single serve market" session?

Sandy Andina sandraandina at mac.com
Thu Apr 22 13:49:15 CDT 2010


Have you tried the Extra Bold varieties? I often find them a bit too strong and have to add water from the espresso machine. Maybe your office is stocking the lighter roasts and has too large a cup size as the default.
On Apr 22, 2010, at 10:59 AM, Seth Grandeau wrote:

> I've tried the K-Cups at work, but always find them too weak.  I'll
> sometimes manually stop it, halfway through, add another capsule, and
> add the remaining 1/2 cup to get one decently strong cup of coffee.  I
> also have the Nespresso Espresso maker.  Having never mastered the art
> of espresso, myself, I find this an acceptable substitute.  I view
> nespresso as beign better than Starbucks espresso, but not near as
> good a shot pulled by a really good barista.
> 
> I don't hear much about the Clover machines anymore.  I've had a cup
> at one of the Boston Starbucks that had one.  It was good, but nothing
> I would call exceptional (only as good as the beans they work with).
> We have a local roaster/coffee shop that does single serve drip and
> vaccum coffee, as well as espresso.  Really good quality beans and
> very tasty results.
> 
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Sandy 
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