[Homeroast] french press blend: Reg/Decaf

Joseph Robertson theotherjo at gmail.com
Sat May 15 20:16:40 CDT 2010

I call mine half / calf. I wonder if a cute little smiling front half of a
calf would look tasty on a label?
I'm sure it's already been done..............

On Sat, May 15, 2010 at 6:05 PM, Gary Raabe <themaxman9106 at hotmail.com>wrote:

> Jarred;
> I've been doing the same for 2-1/2 yrs now. Love the same chocolate body
> sumatras or Brazils mixed with regular Colombian, Mexican or Guatemalan. I
> originally had to start mixing because of a little midnight run to the
> hospital with a racing heart. They found nothing wrong. Actually by the time
> I got there, it had pretty much returned to normal, it just freaked me out.
> The doc had a funny reaction when I told him I had probably 10-12 cups of
> coffee that day. I figured I could either cut down my cups or start mixing
> half regular and half decaf. I used to do all french press like you but
> sometimes I don't like the sediment. Most of the time lately I've been doing
> my own "modified" brew. I grind the beans into the french press. Add the
> water. Set the timer for 2:30 or so. After about a minute, I push down the
> crust. I don't stir per se, no vortex, just sink everything with the back
> side of a spoon. After the timer is up, I pour through a rinsed paper filter
> in a dripper. Did a lot of experimenting with different drippers. Unlike
> total dripper brew where you might want it to flow through rather slowly, I
> was looking for a dripper that would let the coffee through as quickly as
> possible after all, it had already brewed, I just wanted to strain out the
> grounds. The CCD works great for this task although I don't like plastic if
> I have any other options. I just revceived the Hario V60 from SM to see how
> that works.
> Nice to know someone else is mixing like this too.
> Gary
> Cincinnati OH
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> Date: Sat, 15 May 2010 11:51:51 -0400
> Subject: [Homeroast] french press blend: Reg/Decaf
> Anyone do a regular/decaf blend in the french press that would like to
> share? I have been really enjoying the decaf sumatras roasted to full+
> mixed 1/2 with a more acidic reg. I just love a nice chocolate body with a
> slight brightness on top.
> --
> -Jarred
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