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Topic: Krups Moka Brew vs Aeropress - was Re: +Technivorm (10 msgs / 140 lines)
1) From: Maryann & Dave Schellenberg
Thanks for posting this source, Vicki. Now I'm interested.
Given the similarities between brewing with an Aeropress and a KMB 
(pressure through a paper filter), has anyone compared the drink 
produced with these two methods? Currently coffee made with the 
AeroPress is my favorite. I would like to make more at once, though, so 
I can share the pleasure.
Dave S.
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2) From: Les
Dave,
I found the KBM to be simpler and more repeatable.  I thought the
coffee is richer and using a KBM is much less messy.
Les
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3) From: Mike Coppola
To further the comparisons...can anyone comment on how the Aeropress or 
KMB compare to a stove top espresso maker (moka pot)?  I've never tried 
the Aeropress or KMB.
Mike
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4) From: an iconoclast
On 6/7/06, Maryann & Dave Schellenberg  wrote:
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I use ONLY a KMB and an AeroPress.  KMB at home, AeroPress at work.
I'm hard pressed to tell much difference. Maybe the KMB is a bit
richer, but both are intense and flavorful. I use 60gm of beans for a
40oz pot of KMB and 2 heaping blue scoops per 14 oz mug of Aeropress.
So it looks like I use a bit less in the Aeropress, but I'm cheap and
it taste good at that level. Convenience and desired quantity of
coffee needed is the key.  There are now 3 coffee drinkers at home and
only me at work.
I'm taking my Aeropress to a training tomorrow, so I don't have to
drink water.  I just can't drink any other coffee besides mine.
Ann

5) From: Vicki Smith
Odd isn't it, my standard pot is the KMB, which, despite its name 
doesn't make coffee that tastes like moka, and, for single serve, a 
stove pot espresso, which  despite it's name, doesn't taste like espresso.
I think the difference between the two has to do with the paper filters 
on the KMB, which do keep some of the oils from entering the brew. I was 
actually wondering about getting some of the polyester felt shtuff and 
making filters for the KMB out of it. Currently, I use the Melitta paper 
filters designed for percolators, I just don't punch out the piece one 
removes to accommodate the stem.
I also make French press and use a pour over. All four make great 
coffee, but I bet I could tell them apart in a blind taste test, even 
though I can't really describe the difference. I know that I often 
decide to make one kind, rather than another, because I want that 
particular coffee experience.
vicki

6) From: Angelo
The Aeropress cup I made today using the BW filter was very similar 
to a Moka pot brew...it was a bit smoother, though.
Angelo
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7) From: Maryann & Dave Schellenberg
"BW" ?
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8) From: Vince Doss
Baby Wipes/wash
On 6/8/06, Maryann & Dave Schellenberg  wrote:
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9) From: Vicki Smith
Smooth as a baby's bum...
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10) From: Angelo
BW = Baby Wipe
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