[Homeroast] cool water

Gregory Parker gregclicks at gmail.com
Thu Nov 6 22:15:25 CST 2014

I just read a good review of the Bonavita BV 1900 TS on Cnet, which claimed
that it made hot coffee. $200

I use a Cuisinart Carafe-less model at work and think it's great.  Just let
a few minutes after the brew cycle ends for proper temp.  Also it keeps
coffee hot for quite a while without degrading it, since the element is not
in direct contact with the brewed coffee.  I make small pots of 3-4 cups
and it doesn't get weak.  The current model is DCC-3000 $99.


On Thursday, November 6, 2014, John Nordling <john.nordling at gmail.com>

> I have a brewing problem.
> Our coffee at work is worse than abysmal, so even though it's free, I bring
> my homeroast and keep a Clever Coffee Brewer at my desk.
> The problem (and I think part of the reason the provided coffee is so bad)
> is that the Bunn brewer here doesn't get the water hot enough enough.  (My
> guess is it hits around 180F, but that's just a guess).  I pull hot water
> from its tap for my own purposes, and the coffee I make for myself here is
> not nearly as good as when I make it at home doing everything the same,
> except I use a teapot of nearly boiling water.
> Does anyone have any suggestions on how to make the coffee better?  I'm not
> allowed to bring in an electric kettle, or I'd have done that a long time
> ago.
> thanks,
> John
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