[Homeroast] Travelling Faux pas

Jason Brooks brookswv at gmail.com
Tue Jun 1 13:46:16 CDT 2010


Worth a shot next time.  There were some rocks around, but most too big.
 There was a really neat cave/overhang at the end of the road that went back
2-4' into the rock.  Folks had a dog there.  At least it was cool and
sheltered.

On Tue, Jun 1, 2010 at 2:32 PM, Derek Bradford <derekbradford at gmail.com>wrote:

> Next time you could try to find a couple large stones to use as a mill; a
> large flat piece of slate and a more rounded one to grind the beans against
> the slate would do the trick pretty well.  There are probably a billion
> people in the world still grinding stuff that way and it works very well,
> all things considered.
>
> --Derek
>
> On Tue, Jun 1, 2010 at 3:22 PM, Jason Brooks <brookswv at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > The family and I headed off to the mountains this past weekend for our
> 13th
> > anniversary.  The in-laws kept the children and we had a place to
> > ourselves.
> >  On Sunday morning, I pull out my AP, roasted beans, only to find my knee
> > mill still sitting on the shelf at home.
> >
> > The place where we stayed had very little in the way of tools, not even
> two
> > deeply nested bowls, that would assist in the breaking of the beans.
> >
> > So, alas, I relented and was left to pretty miserable road coffee.  But
> it
> > made this morning's Chemex all the sweeter!
> >
> > Jason
> >
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