[Homeroast] irritation when measuring beans for espresso

Keld Soele keld.soele at gmail.com
Fri Feb 5 10:38:34 CST 2010


2010/2/3, raymanowen at gmail.com <raymanowen at gmail.com>:
> "...the Baratzza Vario is getting great reviews"
>
> Ever notice how many of these "reviews" use the same words and wording as
> the marketing department's advertising copy?
>
> The reviewers never make mention of the narrow latitude in size variation of
> the grounds at a particular grind setting, how small and resettable the
> grinding increments are. Never any cupping to describe the effect of the
> slight grind size adjustments on the cup.
>
> There has been some comedy passed off as serious discussion re: the *Desired
> * grind size variation at any particular grind setting. That borders on the
> ridiculous. If your car ran the way that grinder expert suggested, you'd be
> arrested on suspicion of DUI.
>
> Why have laws and adjustments if "anything goes?"
>
> If a nice grinder won't fit in the Lilliputian doll house, and a chain saw
> would be too noisy- Starbucks has your coffee waiting...
>
> Cheers, Mabuhay, und Guten Morgen -RayO, aka Opa!
>
> Got Grinder?
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