[Homeroast] NY Times Article on the best coffee in New York

Peter Louton peter at midwestbicycleworks.com
Wed Mar 10 14:30:49 CST 2010


When I do my double shots, I'm using about 14-17grams and I waste about 3-4 grams in leveling the basket.

Peter



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On Mar 10, 2010 12:26 PM, Joseph Robertson <theotherjo at gmail.com> wrote: 

Most do not know how much should go into a pf basket for a "proper" shot.

Lack of knowledge and education about this is how news and articles can be

misleading in a big way.

Joseph



On Wed, Mar 10, 2010 at 10:11 AM, Derek Bradford <derekbradford at gmail.com>wrote:



> I honestly thought they were at least using the proper amount of coffee.

> Interesting.

>

> On Wed, Mar 10, 2010 at 1:52 PM, John A C Despres <johndespres at gmail.com

> >wrote:

>

> > >>This line from the article caught my eye:  "...Today, most of the

> chains

> > use

> > >>about seven grams of ground coffee for a two-ounce shot."

> >

> > Amazing... Isn't that about 25%? Talk about saving money... Gotta make

> > those

> > cheap beans last longer...

> >

> > John

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