[Homeroast] Two-and-a-half-minute-presses.

Kirk Janowiak kirk at angelwoodcreative.com
Fri Jan 3 18:14:22 CST 2014


Man, oh, man. Typing on this tablet with it's predictive auto speller is a
pain. Sorry for all the typos. Gotta start editing more carefully.

Apologies to English majors and grammar aficionados,
Kirk

On Friday, January 3, 2014, Kirk Janowiak wrote:

> Interesting thread. I am wondering about what is happening during the
> steeping go the ground coffee. I grind on the medium side of fine; 10-12 on
> my Maestro plus for those with a similar grinder. The grind is reaching
> medium to fine sand dimensions.
>
> I do a "Not-quite-as-clever-" coffee dropper where I use a Melitta one
> other cone and plug the hole with a piee if bamboo skewer or a cork in my
> big cone. I pour my water over the grounds, let steep and bloom a bit, then
> stir for the last couple of the 3 to 3.5 minutes.
> Remove the plug and I get a nice rich cup. This has become my coffee of
> choice and seems to be less fuss than a traditional pour over with respect
> tp the pouring.
>
> Now, as you others who do a more traditional pour over make the grind more
> fine, do you do your pouring any differently, since you are reducing the
> time 1/4 or even a 1/3? Do you also stir? Have any of you noticed a
> stalling of the drip when you hit the filter's limit of "fineness?"
>
> Kirk
>
>
>
> On Wednesday, January 1, 2014, miKe mcKoffee wrote:
>
>> No but grind a tad finer.
>>
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>> Sent: Wednesday, January 01, 2014 7:44 AM
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>> Subject: [Homeroast] Two-and-a-half-minute-presses.
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>> When you steep for two and a half instead of four, does the water need to
>> be
>> a tad hotter?
>>
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