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Topic: [Re: +Espresso flavor] (30 lines)
1) From: Rick Farris
"Mike McGinness"  wrote:
<Snip>
For one reason or another I hadn't fired Miss Livia up for a couple of we=
eks,
so yesterday I got a hankering for espresso and started the ritual.
The only roasted beans I had on hand were some Yemen Mokha Ismaili, roast=
ed
just to second crack.  I figured "what the heck" and ground them up.
I pulled a 14g, two ounce ristretto, with plenty of reddish-brown crema. =
 I
was salivating as I prepared to drink it.  I was *really* salivating afte=
r the
first sip, as it was the sourest shot I've ever prepared!  I've had some =
good
success with single varietal espresso before, but I think the Ismaili wou=
ld
need to be roasted a *lot* darker before I could drink it.
-- Rick
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