[Homeroast] Re : Sour espresso taste

Brian Kamnetz bkamnetz at gmail.com
Thu Jun 21 11:36:31 CDT 2012


Jim,

I have always enjoyed your posts, and enjoy them now  as much as ever.
And will continue to look forward to everything that you say.

Brian



On Thu, Jun 21, 2012 at 10:55 AM, Jim Gundlach <pecanjim at bellsouth.net> wrote:
>
> On Jun 19, 2012, at 5:22 PM, Bryan, Compass Coffee wrote:
>
>> Can crema be a visual aid to whether your parameters were in check?  Sure.
>>  Should you judge a shot based on how much crema it has or what color the
>> crema is without tasting it?  Nope.
>
>
> This is well said.  Sometimes very little crema is offered by a very good
> shot.  But, I really doubt that any espresso system that never produces
> crema when given a variety of good freshly roasted beans that are ground and
> tamped so they take about  thirty seconds to draw a shot is worth buying or
> keeping.
>
>  pecan jim
>
>   I might also add that since my brain infection I am not very good at
> writing or saying what I intend to.  My wife thinks that when I asked to
> bring my chain saw with me when I went to the hospital I was misnaming my
> laptop computer.  I am no longer that far off but I still do have a great
> deal of difficulty writing in such a way that I get my thoughts across.
>
>
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