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After how many days we should pluck coffee beans from its tree?

After how many days we should pluck coffee beans from its tree for coffee production?
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Where does high quality coffee beans harvested?

Which country produces high quality coffee beans?Are the Tropical countries producors of high quality coffee beans?
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Conversion of Krups Nespresso Machine to Ground Coffee?

I have inherited a Krups Nespresso machine model F893. The machine has a detachable filter basket, where you sit the Nespresso capsule. Manual here (for reference): manual I am wondering if I can ...
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Is a Keurig K-Cafe “shot” really an espresso shot?

I've been trying a Keurig K-Cafe, which includes a "Shot" feature that slowly produces what looks like a shot of espresso from a regular ("coffee") K-cup. What is the machine doing to produce that, ...
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nespresso capsule - type with least tannin

I am sensitive to tannin but a big fan of coffee so I'm trying to find a variety that will produce the least tannin in my regular dose. I reckon I should go with espresso as it has the lowest ...
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Using Nescafe Gold on Espresso Maker

I'm very new to the land of brewing your own coffee, I just thought of making my own coffee, until now, I have only drank tea and tried the ready made coffee sachets that were available in the market. ...
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Does breaching a stovetop milk steamer's double wall destroy it?

I have a stovetop milk steamer & espresso maker whose handle fell off. The spot weld failed after a few years of use. Using a TIG welder, I welded the handle's thread back to the lid. ...
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What is the industrial method for extracting caffeine to make decaf? [duplicate]

Is this a solvent extraction method? If so what solvent is used and if it is organic, do the manufacturers verify elimination of a certain percentage of residual solvent?
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Coffee tasting notes: myth or reality?

This is what it says on my current beans: lots of raisin and candied fruit peel is backed up by a creamy sweetness that makes me think of a Creme Brulee - right down to the little hints of caramel. ...
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What does over-extracted taste like?

The recipe says to stir less if the coffee tastes over-extracted and to stir more if it tastes under-Extracted. Is this different from stonger and weaker? What does extraction taste like?
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coffee with cardamom

I recently tried coffee with some cardamom spice which tasted really great. I'm still wondering if it has any negative impact on health if you drink a lot of cups of coffee with cardamom during the ...
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Petroncini roaster issue

I have a petroncini raoster, semi-automatic It's really good, but I whenever I fase an issue, I find really hard to understand -and fix- it. I have been searching for a while now, for an operation ...
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Should any coffee be extracted during pre-infusion?

I have a Breville Express, 870XL I think, (single broiler, built in grinder). Lately during pre-infusion, a lot of coffee has been coming through before the pressure ramps up, while it's still low and ...
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How to train coffee notes tasting for newbie

So I got few of my friends to join the brotherhood of coffee. And they asked me about the flavor notes that are marked on the beans packages, the ones that provide a few hints about the taste. Can ...
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Ears feel hot and eyes twitch after a cup of coffee

I have noticed that recently, my ears feel hot just immediately after a cup of coffee. And my eyes also starts to twitch some moments later. Does this mean I should just quit taking coffee?
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Delonghi ESAM 3300 Problem

When I turn it on everything appears to work fine, it grinds the beans no problem and looking down the chute (where you can pour ground beans) I can see the beans fall on top of the infusor and then ...
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How to clean Delonghi Caffe Corso's pre-ground coffee funnel?

I inadvertently put whole beans where ground coffee goes. Will this harm machine’s operation? How can I easily remove the beans, please? Thank you.
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Coffee processing methode and filter brewing guide

I just recently stuck into paper filter brewing and was frustated about the brewing process of a different kind of coffee processing method( wine, natural, honey, etc). Can someone please share their ...
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How can I repair a leaking drip coffee brewer?

My drip coffee brewer's container has been cracked and it is leaking. I know super glue is toxic. How can I repair it?
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why does coffee make some people sleepy?

I have tried different types of coffee, all causing sleepiness. Except the opposite affect with iced coffee which helps with wakefulness. What causes for this?
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My pot no longer percolates water to the top

My pot has worked fine for six months but has stopped working altogether. No water percolates up into the chamber.
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How long is brewed coffee fresh for and what does that blinking light mean at Starbucks?

I asked a Starbucks barista what the blinking light is for on the brewed coffee and he said is starts blinking 15 minutes after the coffee is brewed. This makes no sense to me as they would have to ...
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How to choose a good grinder for a gaggia espresso machine?

I am using a Gaggia classic espresso machine and am looking for a grinder that will work well in combination with it. What are the characteristics I need to keep in mind when selecting a grinder? ...
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I made a mistake ordering ground coffee - will Expresso ground coffee work for a French Press?

Can someone tell me the difference between Expresso ground coffee and French Press ground coffee? I placed an order for this ground coffee, but only realised after arrival that I should have chosen ...
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Does an inconsistent roast affect espresso extraction? If so, how?

I'm not really asking about flavour, I understand that an inconsistent roast causes inconsistent flavour. My question is how it affects the extraction itself. Does an uneven roast lead to an uneven ...
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How do you descale a Breville grind brew machine?

I am getting a message on my coffee maker that it should be descaled. However, I can not figure out how to do it without the manual, which is missing.
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Coffee machine for a small business

We have gone through a couple different coffee machines, here at work, none of which are sufficient. We started with a normal brew machine (doesn't make enough) and worked our way up to a percolator (...
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Can the Breville / Sage Oracle grind and brew simultaneously?

The Breville / Sage Oracle has a grinder, steam wand and espresso maker (not sure if there is a more technical term for the part where you click the portafilter into) in one machine. Online ...
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What variables influence yield for a stovetop/moka pot?

I got a moka pot a couple of months ago and have more or less settled on a formula I like, but one thing still really puzzles me. The quantity that ends up in the top chamber has started varying ...
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How is green coffee different from usual black coffee?

I recently saw green coffee on the shelves. I do not know how to prepare it - should I treat it like regular coffee? Or is another technology used?
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Coffee Expired before its mentioned date?

I buy this coffee jar 3 months ago and now coffee is turned into solid round balls is this expired? I can use or not is this good for use?
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What kind of coffee machine can process powdered coffee?

I have a drink I like to make using powdered coffee, a coffee grind finer than espresso. but when I try to make it in an espresso machine, the powder expands, and only the first few drips come out. (...
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Nitrogen wash beans VS Fresh

I live in a really small area. The closet roaster to me is roughly an hour drive away. I know how big of a role that using fresh beans play in making quality espresso. Because I may not be able to ...
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Is it possible to get hot chocolate using an espresso machine?

I was wondering if it's possible to brew hot chocolate using ground cocoa beans on the espresso machine as if it was coffee. Has anyone tried something like this? I've seen some people on the internet ...
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How many times can I reuse coffe-grounds to make myself a coffee until it is tasteless/useless?

How many times can I reuse coffe-grounds to make myself a coffee until it is tasteless/useless or has no properties at all?
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What temperature to dry wet coffee grounds and for how long?

As per can-i-store-wet-coffee-beans-in-fridge Drying them again would be better. Either place them in a single layer in a well-ventilated area or in a warm oven with the door slightly ajar. I would ...
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To what temperature do coffee grounds need to be freezed at, after getting wet?

As per this question Can I store wet coffee beans in fridge? "From a food safety perspective, three to four days should be fine. For longer periods, simply freeze them" Although the link references ...
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How to get an even drip without Mr. Coffee filtration disks

I’ve been trying to figure out why our coffee has been very weak despite double the amount of grounds used compared to the old coffee maker we had. We received a new coffee maker at Christmas. Both ...
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Can I store wet coffee beans in the fridge?

My coffee beans accidentally got wet. Can I store them in the refrigerator for 3 to 4 days? Or not?
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La Vazza Amodo Mio - steams

When I try to make a cup of coffee my La Vazza machine steams and splutters all over the place/through the water vent (not the milk frother) . I have tried cleaning it. What else can I do?
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How to avoid channels when pouring espresso

I've been having issues with my espresso pouring too fast, and I think I'm getting channels (uneven pour, sometimes one side gets blonde then watery pretty quickly). I'm paying a lot of attention to ...
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If I only occasionally brew at home, should I keep instant or grounds (or something else)?

Related: Is it a good idea to keep a coffeemaker if I only occasionally drink coffee? At home, I produce less than 2 cups of coffee per week. Lately, I've been using instant to keep the hassle-payout ...
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Will Twist Press really taste like espresso, made by hand?

The Twist Press kickstarter promises a hand-held espresso maker. Q. Will the coffee it makes really taste like espresso, compared say to AeroPress coffee? AIUI, the key factor in brewing espresso is ...
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How much volume of the shot should pre-infusion take up?

The espresso machine I use at work has a pre-infusion step. I've been wondering if the volume of the pre-infusion affects the shot, especially the pressure of the main extraction.
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Can I just put the coffee on top of the water in a French Press?

Related: Does the bloom matter in French Press? The "proper" method, as I understand it: (assuming proper grounds and tools) Add coffee to empty press basin Add 1-2 inches of boiling/hot water to ...
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Coffee Roasting Yields

I am trying to understand yield control in coffee roasting. In other areas of the food industry I work in, controlling yield is crucial to commercial success eg input less moisture loss + finished ...
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Does hydration level change the effect of caffeine?

Apologies if this question does not belong here, it may be suit for the chemistry site, but it pertains to the consumption of coffee directly -> so here it is. Does your prior level of hydration ...
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How to make lungo with Lavazza AModo mio?

We bought a new Lavazza A Modo Mio recently, and can’t seem to program it to make a larger cup. It says to hold the button down for 3 seconds and keep holding until cup is full. All it does give small ...
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Leak in base of Moka pot

I have a modern Bialetti stovetop moka pot. It's been used in an induction hob. It has developed a leak on the side of the base How does that happen? Can it be repaired?
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Why do sugary foods taste so good with black filter coffee (no sugar)?

Just wondered why my black moccomaster filter coffee from bean tastes so good with sugary foods like donuts and ice cream.

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