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Clearly! The trouble is I would get arrested walking to get barista-made espresso in my pajamas or, ahem, lesser garments... :smarmy:

 

But there is a solution: become your own barista! (Or in my case, marry someone who has fundamentalist views on coffee and will insist on making you coffee just to make sure you don't mess up her beloved Rancilio...)

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Yes.  For home use I won't use any system that doesn't allow me to grind my own beans. 

 

In my experience that's the single thing one can do which will have the greatest impact on the quality of one's brew. 

 

Cheers,

 

Ac


I hate to say it, but this is spot on. I always grind my own. But I'd take it a step further. In order to get the best results from grinding your own I suggest finding a supplier for locally roasted beans. Beans that have been roasted and then spent days or weeks lying around, whether in packaging or not, are simply not as good as fresh roasted.

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Unless you grow, harvest and roast your own, you're full of crap and so is your coffee.
Edited by Claghorn - 9/27/16 at 6:17pm
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I knew the plebs couldn't afford it.

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I hate to say it, but this is spot on. I always grind my own. But I'd take it a step further. In order to get the best results from grinding your own I suggest finding a supplier for locally roasted beans. Beans that have been roasted and then spent days or weeks lying around, whether in packaging or not, are simply not as good as fresh roasted.

I do the whole pourover thing every morning and I have all the gadgets. Besides fresh beans, If I were to recommend one piece of equipment it would be a scale. You cannot create consistent brew without knowing how much water and coffee you are using (assuming you are taking the handbrew plunge).

DL-
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Never thought of that.

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@Claghorn @Caustic Man

 

re 'Unless you grow, harvest and roast your own, you're full of crap and so is your coffee.'

 

That would be Kofi Luwak wouldn't it? 

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@Claghorn @Caustic Man

 

re 'Unless you grow, harvest and roast your own, you're full of crap and so is your coffee.'

 

That would be Kofi Luwak wouldn't it? 


My wife and I wouldn't drink that anyway. It has a high potential to be exploitative toward animals.

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@Caustic Man  likewise. I'm concerned it's exploitative of me

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You animal!

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Still in the grips of summer.



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Very good as always, but those shoes deserve a shine.

Thanks. They're a bit dull but I don't go out of my way to get a high shine. The light is also washing them out a bit. A little polish couldn't hurt. Good eye!
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Today, pieces of person.

 

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* Suitsupply
* Osovski shirt
* tie from Embassy of Elegance
* ps from Poszetka
* Benevento pants
* Cheaney
 
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Today, pieces of person. Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
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Details (Click to show)
* Suitsupply
* Osovski shirt
* tie from Embassy of Elegance
* ps from Poszetka
* Benevento pants
* Cheaney
 
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The shirt's just too busy.
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It's Tuesday, and rather grey and damp in NYC today. In honor of the weather, I am channeling my inner stodginess.

Suit - BBGF
Shirt - Ike Behar
Tie - Ferragamo
Vintage watch chain
Cufflinks - no brand name, gotten from Century 21 (the downtown discounter, not the real estate broker)
PS - Ashear
Shoes - Septieme
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How do you find the Septieme Largeur in terms of quality? I love the look of their lasts but will be buying online so can't handle a pair first.
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