[Homeroast] NY Day best of 2010 SO Espresso Shoot-out at theRoastery

Edward Bourgeois edbourgeois at gmail.com
Thu Dec 30 23:17:22 CST 2010

No MiKe!!!! you need sleep and will stop this duel. These are 2 fine
individuals with a lot to offer the world to bring peace. Let them
stand proudly together as we all should and you all will at your
or a worn out make great espresso not war,
sadly still thousands of miles from ya, have fun and a great 2011,
stilling waiting for the east coast location.

On Thu, Dec 30, 2010 at 9:29 PM, miKe mcKoffee <mcKona at comcast.net> wrote:
> Six days in the waiting and just witnessed a practice match officiated by
> The Bric'. Back to back they faced each other, drew their portafilters and
> shot each other. At one end of the field Haile Selassie the other Jimma
> -Negusie Lemma. Both with demitasses fiercely blazing. No quarter given, no
> white flags here, they mean business even if the Title Match isn't for a day
> and half.
> The crowd grew hushed as the crema cleared, their elixir exhausted. A close
> duel to be sure yet was the thought to be straight shot favorite Jimma
> holding back? Did Jimma let Haile take the field today only to rest another
> day and half and surprise Haile with his deadly pull when it really counts?
> More will be revealed!
> (And yup I drank both double shots this evening. Prepared myself for the
> ordeal with a 24.5 hour day yesterday followed by 3 hours sleep:)
> Slave to the Bean  miKe mcKoffee
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>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: homeroast-bounces at lists.sweetmariascoffee.com
>> [mailto:homeroast-bounces at lists.sweetmariascoffee.com] On
>> Behalf Of Allon Stern
>> Sent: Sunday, December 26, 2010 10:36 AM
>> To: A list to discuss home coffee roasting. There are rules
>> for thislist,available at http://www.sweetmarias.com/maillistinfo.html
>> Subject: Re: [Homeroast] NY Day best of 2010 SO Espresso
>> Shoot-out at theRoastery
>> On Dec 24, 2010, at 4:39 PM, "miKe mcKoffee"
>> <mcKona at comcast.net> wrote:
>> > So what are you doing this fine Christmas Eve afternoon!
>> It's funny that you have these two beans, because so do I!
>> I roasted up some Jimma but also a small batch of Gesha and
>> lo and behold, I found my last 90g of HSS. The PID iroast did
>> a fantastic job on even such a small batch. Brewed up a cup
>> of each to share with my coffee drinking brother in law and his wife.
>> Delicious!
>> (I find the Gesha a fantastic cup, but honestly a little
>> boring; I prefer the wild Ethiopian :-)
>> I think the last cup or so of HSS will wait for new years.
>> -
>> allon
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Ed Bourgeois aka farmroast
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