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Which coffee machine do you use ?

Discussion in 'Book and Product Reviews' started by pamK, Jun 8, 2017.

  1. Mr_Pot

    Mr_Pot Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I have been using my Aeropress for a long time but only recently I changed to using the inverted method, which suprisingly does make an improvement in what was already a very good cup of coffee.
     
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    mymuk Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    bulkbiker Type 2 · Oracle

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    Out of interest any idea how much each single "press" produces?
     
  4. Mr_Pot

    Mr_Pot Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    An Aeropress is like a French press but with a paper filter, so how much coffee you get depends on how much water you put in. I use about 200ml. I don't think you could make an espresso by using a small amount of water as there is only hand pressure.
    Edit: Maybe you meant the maximum amount which would be about 250ml.
     
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    bulkbiker Type 2 · Oracle

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    That was exactly what I meant thanks.
     
  6. Geordie_P

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    I've recently been using the Hario V60 pour over funnel. More of a method than a machine, but wonderfully easy: fairly quick, very little clean-up, lots of scope to make easy adjustments to suit the beans you're using. You can't go wrong!
     
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    We have had various machines. The current one is a pod gizzmo. The brew is alright and passable.
    The best coffee we do comes from our good old percolator and am currently having a Guatemala blend.
    The one we keep going back to is Columbian.
    I prefer Kenco for instant and we have instant barrister (not my favourite).
    These are my preferences and to be honest if I am asked "how do you like your coffee" my thoughts are "in a big mug".
    The best coffee is the first one because thats when the day can begin.
     
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  8. Pasha

    Pasha Prediabetes · Expert

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    You are not alone,same here, use it all day every day.
     
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    Diawara Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    i know this posting is three years and thirty seven days old ,, but i am addicted to the moka pot thing.. i have a bialetti venus and have two to three every morning before work..grind the beans. i used to have one of the alumnium ones when i had a gas hob
    but they dont work on an induction hob and the venus does...
    do you still use the moka pot?
     
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    Mr Coffee 12 cup coffee maker. $18 from Walmart. I switched over to decaf a while back. Drinking 12 cups of decaf almost every day. Makes great coffee. I use paper filters with ground coffee.

    Conclusion: cheap, dependable and makes good coffee.
     
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    Geordie_P Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Yes- I'm also stainless steel and induction over aluminium. I've been using the Hario pour over filters too recently- a nice option for lighter roasts and brighter acidity!
     
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