[Homeroast] Monday Morning Cup

michael brown disracer at msn.com
Mon Aug 23 16:09:35 CDT 2010


i go through 'kicks.'  have been on an espresso kick for months.  recently gotten back into the CCD.  love how quick and easy to clean it is and produces a great cup every time.had some brazil this morning
michael

> Date: Mon, 23 Aug 2010 14:01:43 -0700
> From: theravensroost at gmail.com
> To: homeroast at lists.sweetmariascoffee.com
> Subject: Re: [Homeroast] Monday Morning Cup
> 
> I have to add my own very favorite coffee maker. The Cona . . . I had one
> many years ago and sold it at a garage sale so that I could move onto my
> sailboat. Tried every other kind of coffee maker in the years that have
> passed. I don't like plastic and ended up with a Yama for the stovetop. It
> kept clogging up on me, no matter what other listers suggested. So, now I
> have the Cona. A PERFECT cup of coffee every time. And, it makes such a
> perfect focus for the sacred coffee ritual. And that's what it is, isn't
> it!
> 
> On Mon, Aug 23, 2010 at 12:22 PM, Yakster <yakster at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> > Being Monday with the Wife needing to get to school early for a meeting and
> > my folks needing to leave early to drop the kids at school (I get a break
> > this week), I brewed up a large Chemex pot ov Guatemala Huehuetenango Finca
> > La Maravilla.  It was very nice, and it's rapidly disappearing.  I'm
> > thinking of roasting up the last of this bean, another 430 g, tonight to
> > use
> > for the rest of the week.  The coffee was great hot and tasted great as it
> > cooled too.
> >
> > I'd previously reported problems I'd had with large Chemex pots.  I'm fine
> > with doing half pots yielding 600 ml, but could not get full pots to drain
> > in five minutes.  Today I brewed with about the same water I'd use for a
> > half pot... just the amount that I can run through in five minutes (plus
> > the
> > 30 second bloom) and then added the balance of the water to bring the pot
> > up
> > to 1.2 liters of coffee.  That gave the Wife and my parents each a cup,
> > myself a large travel cup, and some left over for the thermos for when my
> > folks want some more.
> >
> > It's making me wonder why I'm keeping that "backup" Bunn drip coffee maker
> > in the garage.
> >
> > -Chris
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