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Dual Hopper Grinder, Single Brewer, Mixing Flavors! Please help!

I own a small coffee shop, and the regulars love their flavored coffee. To help improve the workflow, I bought a dual hopper grinder. One side is flavored, the other is regular/house. We brew both ...
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How do I vary between how much froth for each coffee drink?

I was always taught that for flat white and lattes they need 1cm of foam and for cappuccinos 2cm of foam and I can vary between these by counting from 6 - 10 (more time = more froth) I was also ...
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Whenever I froth my milk and pour it into the espresso, it dries and makes water under it. How do I fix that?

So I'm learning how to make coffee and I absolutely love it but the hardest part about it is steaming the milk. Whenever I make a latte or a capp the foam sort of rises and makes this layer of froth ...
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Keeping milk frother in shape

We recently got new Milk Frother and I do not intend to it have residue which burns up as described in this question. What are ways to keep it clean after a day of use. I heard everytime you use it, ...
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Is it better to flush during bag filling, or while the bag is being sealed?

Is it better to flush during bag filling, or while the bag is being sealed? If being sealed is better, is it only marginally better? I heard that because of density of N, it should stay in the bag ...
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Contact/Twitter/social?

I noticed one of your posts regarding the flavor of coffee and love the insight that you provided I was hoping that we could connect on some social media platform just for the sake of a connection but ...
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Merits & demerits of coffee consumption

Every now and then, there are research reports on the benefits as well as the harm of coffee consumption in the journals and the newspapers. Once, they say it is bad; then a few days later, they say ...
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Maintaining tannin structure when brewing espresso

Coffee world, I was recently enjoying a day off in bed watching Conan. Conan and one of his producers, Jordan Schalnsky, arrive at Intelligentsia Coffee in Los Angelas. Jordan, being the know-it-all ...
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Filling cold brew coffee kegs from Brite Tanks

We are in the process of purchasing a brite tank to keg and can our cold brew coffee from. Looking for insight on how to best charge the kegs with nitrogen, whether in the tank or afterwards ...
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Pouring espresso into hot water versus hot water into espresso

struggling to find an answer to this (if there is one), perhaps because nature of the question doesn't work so well with search engines. Essentially, I've noticed (and so have others I've spoken to ...
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Upscaling cold drip type setup

Just wondering if anyone here has upscaled a cold drip type setup to yield 30 odd liters Aiming for a ratio of 1:7.5 coffee to water Plan was the make a type of recirculating system which would be ...
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Moka pot sputters and gurgles despite my best efforts

Videos like this one show a smooth, viscous flow of coffee from the bottom of a moka pot into the top. Moreover, I've read that you should cut off the heat as soon as you start to hear a gurgling ...
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Waiting a few minutes or adding a little cold water immediately, do they make different tastes for instant coffee?

I make instant coffee with hot water, and wait till it gets little colder. Or I can also add a bit cold water after the hot water. The question is, Does it make different in the taste?
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Sourcing Liberica or Excelsa coffee in the UK

I'm looking to try some Liberica or Exelsa coffee in the UK. I usually buy wholebean coffee from Bean to Door online (roasted and then posted within a few days), or from small independent shops where ...
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Weight loss between harvest and pre roasting

My questionn being as to how much weight loss is there between coffee beans been harvested and when it is dry enough to roast.If no answer, someone might how much volume loss there is. Thanks, Martin
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Requirements for Nel Drip Coffee

I have a question about Nel Drip coffee requirements. Recently I've been checking few blogs and articles about this type of brewing, it mostly leads to these "settings": - Old coffee beans - Coarse ...
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Does brewing a larger pot of coffee change the taste, even if you keep the ratios the same?

I always use the same ratio of coffee to water when brewing, but it seems that there is a difference in taste between a single cup pour-over, a 12 cup pot, and a 96 oz urn. And the smaller the batch, ...
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Frother got burn in base and won’t heat properly

The Frother as pictured got a milk (I think) burn at bottom. It doesn’t work(warm) well. The light start blinking and we have to run it again to get acceptable/preferred temperature. We tried washing ...
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Coffee percolator

I have bought an Italian percolator and cannot get the taste right, like you would find in a coffee house. I buy beans from a proper coffee house and tried many different coffee types and origins. ...
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Improving my Brikka moka pot use

I have a Brikka and I'm trying to improve the coffee I make. I have seen this post, but am using an electric stove instead of a gas range. Q1: Does anyone use one with an electric element as ...
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When dialing in a pour over, what factors indicate a change in water temperature might be necessary?

I’ve been experimenting with my v60, EK43, refractometer and variable temperature kettle. I understand somewhat how grind size, water-to-Coffee ratio, agitation etc. affect extraction, but I am ...
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Odd coffee notation on menus

On a trip to Texas I've noticed that espresso drinks are listed on menu boards as "3 oz.," "6 oz.," and "8 oz.," instead of "cortado," "cappuccino," and "latte," respectively. I have not seen this ...
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How to loosen lower plate on Iberital MC2

I've made the mistake of trying to clean my Iberital MC2 grinder with rice. It clogged up and stopped. Removing the top plate and cleaning it wouldn't resolve the issue; when unplugging it from the ...
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How to verify grinder switch works

I just read today in my Jura A7 manual: CAUTION If you adjust the consistency of grind when the grinder is not operating, the grinder adjustment switch could be damaged. Only adjust the ...
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Why does the same coffee in my Hario V60 drip tastes better then in Bialetti stainless steel moka pot?

I use same beans (either Flowgrade or Bulletproof), and grind in a Rhinowares hard grinder (adjusting the screw by tightening max, and then unwind by 5 clicks). I use about 28 grams of coffee for 500 ...
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What is your opinion for Kimbo Arabica 100% [closed]

I am curious what is your opinion on Kimbo Arabica 100%
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What is the most effective way of consuming coffee (and caffeine in general)?

I generally drink 1–2 cups of coffee per day, between 09:00–12:00. I switch to teas after lunch so I'm not still full of caffeine by the time I go to bed. I wouldn't say that's heavy usage by any ...
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In Search of a high end multi hopper machine

I remember seeing a plumbed coffee machine that had 3 or more hoppers allowing various customizable recipes for brews and expressos. I cannot find the company again. This was not a multi delivery ...
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Keurig K155 intermittent water level detection failure

I have a Keurig K155 that I use at my office and have been using it without fail for almost three years now. Lately, it keeps telling me to fill the water reservoir even though it is not empty. ...
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What is the most environmentally friendly type of coffee filter?

First I want to clarify I live in a city that does compost (Seattle). Also taste is not a concern for the sake of this discussion. Knowing that... I am not sure what is a more environmentally ...
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Does the coarseness of the ground coffee affect taste

I've just taken the plunge, and purchased an Espresso machine. (Sage Express) I'm now officially an amateur barrista in the making. :) From what I can gather, there are two important parameters in ...
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Is sipping super-hot coffee bad?

I drink scalding hot coffee even I have gastric and stomach burning issue. But I love to sip super-hot coffee. Is it a bad addiction to sip hot coffee? Does it harmful for health?
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How to keep a cup of Coffee hot enough not to burn me?

When I warm a cup of water up in a microwave I get the feeling that is gets too hot for me to drink it without burning my lips. But, then it chills too fast, which renders me to drink it all before it'...
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How to make 50 litres of cold coffee from ground coffee?

I want to make cold coffee from ground coffee at large quantity for my catering business. I know how to make it from instant coffee but I am thinking of upgrading my quality and giving ground coffee ...
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How to make a delicious cold coffee from ground coffee?

I am new to coffee drinking and I just checked what I am drinking till now is instant coffee. So, I was wondering is it possible to make cold coffee? Not cold brew, just a normal cold coffee with ...
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Does Caffeine Affect Our Memory?

There is a claim that drinking coffee right after learning something helps you remember what you learned up to 24 hours later. Is it true? If it is, then how it effects the memory?
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How can I make only a single shot on Delonghi EC9?

I have a Delonghi EC9 and I want to make only a single shot. But, when I put the half amount of coffee in the portafilter the cup don't brew well.
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Effects of cold weather/climate on coffee beans?

What's the effect of cold climates similar to the Canadian winter on coffee beans? Does it helps preserve the natural oils in coffee beans or does it speeds up the decaying?
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Does coffee make you poop?

what would speed up bowel movements which chemical compound causes that reaction.does it triggers higher stomach acid levels?
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Effects of coffee consumption on testosterone production

Does consumption of coffee affects hormone, precisely testosterone production in a noticeable way? And if so does it increases it or decreases it? Also I'm not looking for any type of super ...
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Any idea on auto clean coffee filter mechanism?

Do you have any idea on how to design a filter for fine substances left over after the brewing process (e.g. ground coffee or tea) without human intervention? This filter will be used in a vending ...
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Why should milk used for coffee not to be served too hot?

Ideally the milk for coffee is steamed to 65-70 degrees Celsius. What happens if it exceeds 70 degrees? Does it affect the flavour of coffee?
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What is the best time to drink a cup of coffee?

Coffee is good for health but everything is good on time,i drink coffee every morning but i want to know that is it the right time to drink coffee or any other time is suitable for a cup of coffee?so ...
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Of all the countrys on the planet, which one has the highest number per capita and/or the largest population of coffee lovers ??

There are many coffee lovers all over the world and coffee is becoming in fashion and an addiction. So, which country has the highest number per capita and/or the largest population of any on earth?
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How can I identify whether coffee is expired or not?

My coffee jar is half used. I can't find an expiration date on it. Maybe it is misprinted or the label has been removed because it's a year old. How will I know if it's safe to drink?
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Am I psychologically addicted to coffee?

I do not really mind if I am addicted to coffee. However, I noticed a psychological effect and that makes me kind of curious. When I do not drink coffee, I feel more negative about life. Caffeine ...
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Can you prepare orzo coffee in a moka pot?

I have a Bialetti Moka Express and would like to try orzo/barley coffee. I know they sell an orzo express model, but was wondering if I can just use my moka pot
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How long can we safely store cold brew concentrate?

How long can we store cold brew? Does storing cold brew for a week or more affect its taste or texture provided that we use good grinding beans and make it under proper ratio?
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How often should you clean the infuser in a Delonghi Magnifica ESAM3300?

Instructions on how to clean the infuser are plentiful. However, I cannot find any rules of thumb as to how often the infuser should be cleaned. After descaling? That seems too long. Each week? ...
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Is there a scale with a usb interface for tracking data?

Instead of manually writing down the brew process I try each day (example: 18g beans, 40g water @ 0:00; 180g water @ 0:45; etc), I would love my scale to be connected directly to my computer. Then I ...

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