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Topic: Turkish brew (5 msgs / 71 lines)
1) From: Edward Bourgeois
A friend who lives in NY city and was born in Israel has turkish brewed for
years. He buys pre-ground turkish grind coffee imported from Israel in small
packs. An older opened pack I saw(Elite coffee ind.product of Israel) looked
to be about a city plus but could not smell much but staleness. Does anyone
know what origins are used in traditional turkish brewed coffee. And what
level they tend to be roasted at. Ed

2) From: David Schooley
I picked up a couple of packages of pre-ground Turkish/Arabic/Greek  
coffee about a year ago. Both packages were packed in Lebanon. The  
label on at least one said the coffee came from Central America.
My most interesting ibrik brews have been with Harar.
On Nov 19, 2006, at 1:55 PM, Edward Bourgeois wrote:
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3) From: Leo Zick
Do you think it's the bean as much as it is the cardommom that gives turkish
its flavor?

4) From: David Schooley
Cardamom is not a requirement. One of the packages I bought last year  
had cardamom, but do not remember if they both did. I order ibrik  
coffee whenever I am in a restaurant that serves it. Some spice it,  
but not always with cardamom. You definitely get the origin flavors  
if it is not spiced.
On Nov 20, 2006, at 7:19 AM, Leo Zick wrote:
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5) From: Edward Bourgeois
with some searching I find that many seem to use Brazilian. I have some in
my stash and will roast some to a FC and suggest he add some cardamon if
desired. thanks for the suggestions


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