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Topic: Espresso vs. French Press and Filter (10 msgs / 239 lines)
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Most people posting on this list seem to be espresso-oriented rather  =
than not.  I don't sc orn espresso, but drink more stand-up coffee.  Is =
Tom's advice equally applicable to both user groups?

2) From: Brett Mason
Yes John, Tom's advice applies to all, with varying degrees of applicability
...  most folks on this list have a preferred brew method, and some are
espresso...
I drink brewed (drip) every day, plus a swissgold drip, aeropress cup, or
french press every day too...
My Espresso machine is down at the moment, and I MAY spend soem time trying
to swap boilers / heads on it as I have  old parts to try....
So take waht you read, and ask for opinions based on your current brew
method, OK?
Brett
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3) From: Kris McN
Don't be fooled.  Many of the most active posters on this list are
dark-siders, but there are lots of us out there that aren't. In my house we
use either an AeroPress, French Press, or mocha pot.  Tom's notes are
applicable no matter what brew method you use.
Kris McN

4) From: Les
Actually most of us are multi brew oriented.  I do espresso, drip, french
press, vac pot, mocha pot and areo press brewing almost every week.  Any to
answer your question, yes, Tom's advice is applicable.
Les
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5) From: Jim Gundlach
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John,
      Tom will usually indicate a preferred roast and indicate what  
he sees as an acceptable range of roasts.  Based on your preferences  
you can start with the recommendation or go to the lighter or darker  
side as you like.  I recommend ordering at least two pounds of a  
coffee so you can try a coffee at a couple of roasts just to see how  
you like it.  IMHO the home roaster knows how to do a range of things  
and gets to pick what s/he likes and prefers.  One rule that is  
absolutely wrong is that espresso has to be dark roasted.
    pecan jim
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John,     Tom will =
usually indicate a preferred roast and indicate what he sees as an =
acceptable range of roasts.  Based on your preferences you can start =
with the recommendation or go to the lighter or darker side as you =
like.  I recommend ordering at least two pounds of a coffee so you can =
try a coffee at a couple of roasts just to see how you like it.  IMHO =
the home roaster knows how to do a range of things and gets to pick what =
s/he likes and prefers.  One rule that is absolutely wrong is =
that espresso has to be dark roasted.   pecan =
jim
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Most people posting on = this list seem to be espresso-oriented rather  than not.  I don't sc = orn espresso, but drink more stand-up coffee.  Is Tom's advice equally = applicable to both user groups?
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6) From: Sean Cary
French Press (weekends) and Drip (weekdays) - occasional Vac Pot and Moka Pot...
I am going to score a Silvia when I get back this year.
Sean
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7) From: Sandy Andina
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Do I prefer espresso, French press, AeroPress, moka pot or drip?   
Yes.  ;-)
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Do I prefer espresso, French press, AeroPress, moka pot or drip?  Yes. =
 ;-)
On Oct 19, 2007, at 12:38 PM, Kris McN =
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Don't be fooled.  Many of the most active posters on this list are = dark-siders, but there are lots = of us out there that aren't. In my house we use either an = AeroPress, French Press, or mocha pot.  Tom's notes are applicable no = matter what brew method you use. Kris = McN Sandywww.sass-music.com
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8) From: Rick Copple
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I have a espresso machine, but mostly do vac pot (standard) and 
occasional Aero press when I want a cup in the evenings (don't want to 
make a whole pot then) which I'll have to do tonight cause my daughter 
came over, and between her and my son, I only got one cup. So, I'll make 
me another cup after dinner. :) I'll crack out other methods when I get 
a hankerin for it. :)
I've always took the notes to be for brew, and Tom usually mentions if 
there are special notes for espresso use, like if a different roast 
level works better for that, or a bean is particularly suited for 
espresso or not. Otherwise, if nothing is said, I assume the notes apply 
to all methods.
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Rick Copple

9) From: Larry Williams
Melitta Manual drip for years.  But I'm getting interested in espresso.  
Just what I need another machine on the counter....
Larry
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10) From: Lynne Biziewski
French press, moka pot & KMB here. Don't have an espresso machine,
don't want one either. Have enough toys (at least for now...)
:>)
Lynne
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