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Topic: Rocky setting for Chemex (2 msgs / 46 lines)
1) From: Gary Raabe
Gary;I also just picked up a Chemex last weekend and I also use a Rocky. I =
was wondering, what grind setting do you use on your Rocky for the Chemex? =
This is my first Chemex.Thanks,Gary RaabeCincinnati OH > --- On Wed, 6/11/0=
8, Gary Townsend <garybt3> wrote:> From: Gary Towns=
end <garybt3>> Subject: Re: [Homeroast] Chemex Brew=
ing> To: homeroast, 'Ed Needham'> <ed=
meroaster.com>> Date: Wednesday, June 11, 2008, 8:27 PM> > What Ed s=
aid, exactly! I scored another handblown Chemex (I have 4 of them> ,now) th=
is last weekend.> I use mine everyday, paired with a Rocky grinder and a 19=
70's Norelco Ready> Brewer.> > Another thing to think about is getting the =
total extraction time (the time> from when you 1st add in the water until t=
he last drip drops), to 4 minutes.> Any longer than that, and you will be g=
etting more bitterness in your cup.> > Get your grind sized right. Use 1 cu=
p of grounds to 48 oz of water to start> with (SCAA coffee/water ratio) thi=
s is what I make everyday. Make sure that> you are using a filtered water t=
hat tastes good to you.> > Gary
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2) From: Gary Townsend
Gary,
I set mine on "30" which is actually '55' notches above true zero...(where
the burrs just barely begin to make that annoying sound ;-)
I am due to replace the burrs any day now, and I'll recalibrate rocky a
little closer this time.
Gary
On Thu, Jun 12, 2008 at 11:14 AM, Gary Raabe wrote:
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