[Homeroast] Espresso Progress

Allon Stern allon at radioactive.org
Tue Sep 7 20:43:20 CDT 2010

On Sep 7, 2010, at 4:56 PM, Sergio Kusevitzky wrote:

> I invite you to use a Brazilian (50%) as a base and then add 30% Sumatra for 
> body and  20% Costa Rica for sweetness.
> You can roast the three to the verge of the second crack. 
> I found the Kenya and Hawaiian not suitable for Espresso. They are great for 
> French Press or Vacuum Pot.
> Good Luck and keep enjoying.

I've found good success using Espresso Monkey as a base, and mixing 50/50 with other coffees, usually a bright fruity one, such as dry processed ethiopians, or most recently, Aida's Grand Reserve. Yum.

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