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Advantage of Dual Scale Setups for Pour Over?

I've seen a couple photos of pour over setups where one would have an "outer" scale that measures the input water pour while a secondary scale measures the output resultant drip. Is there some sort ...
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Is cold coffee stronger than regular coffee?

If we have to start our day with caffeine then can we take cold coffee instead of regular coffee? And what are the effects of cold coffee on our health?
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Adding vanilla extract to coffee?

To sweeten coffee, instead of using sugar, I am putting a few drops of vanilla extract to coffee.What other substitutes can i add in coffee for a different taste. can I add almond extract? Can I use ...
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Source for Coffee beans characteristics per origin?

Can I find an information/source for the characteristics for each coffee beans per origins ? for example the acidity level, flavors, aroma , etc for Brazilia-Santos, Harrar, Djimmah , etc.. ? And ...
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What are the good industrial roasters and grinders ?

I would like to know the recommended brands/models for industrial roasters and grinders (targeting 6 Ton per month) I already know Toper roaster 10 K (it has an economic price about 15k $) and Toper ...
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Your recommendation and advice for Turkish coffee blends

I am in a process of establishing a small coffee-factory in Egypt. I would like to know your recommendation for Turkish-coffee-blend, what do you prefer, what are your recommendations ? I am ...
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Is one cup of coffee a day good?

Is there any effect of drinking coffee daily? Is coffee harmful for health?How can I make my coffee healthier? Are there any benefits of drinking coffee daily?
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How does Caffeine-free coffee affect your body?

Is it caffeine or chlorogenic acid the ingredients of coffee stimulating the stomach? If it's chlorogenic acid, do you have coffee without chlorogenic acid? Or how to choose coffee with less ...
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Why they collect coffee beans that are eaten by wild civets? Why don't they use fresh coffee beans instead of collecting these unhygienic beans.

How is this possible to collect coffee beans that were eaten by wild civets in forest? Is it hygienic? Why so expensive?
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steam flow interruptions, air in the system?

I am posting 3 different videos that show the steam flow of my Nuova Simonelli Oscar I, these videos were all taken this morning with a few minutes interval between them (just the time needed for the ...
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What produces more crema?

What produces more crema when extracting espresso, darker or lighter roast? What produces more crema when extracting espresso, finer or coarser coffee grind ? why I'm getting a very thin layer of ...
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What is the best college degree for coffee business?

My family owner's a coffee and i want to develop it , So whats the best College degree that will help me in coffee Business.
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Does anyone know the history of the “washed process?”

Where did the washed process originate and how has it developed and progressed? And what are the different forms and variations it has taken over the years? I have a hunch that it began in Ethiopia ...
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What is your favorite coffee?

This is my favorite coffee ‘Mocha’. What about you guys? (https://i.stack.imgur.com/Duo9u.jpg)
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Moka Express Pot, rusting?

I know the Bialetti Moka pots are aluminium and I understood this means they can't rust? But mine seems to have a small spot of rust on the hinge part? Is this part not aluminium? Is there anything I ...
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Quick Homemade Great Tasting Coffee vs Price?

Good Coffee When Working From Home I work from home and often don't have the time to go to a coffee shop to get a nice freshly brewed coffee. Solutions I've Tried To combat this, I've tried various ...
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Effect of grind size on LDL cholesterol levels in French press coffee

Keeping all other factors (e.g. water temperature, extraction time) the same, does grind size affect the LDL cholesterol levels in French press coffee? If so, how are the two related?
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Does coffee help if you are tired because you have over slept?

If you have over slept and was drowsy because of this, would coffee give you an effective boost to get your day started or would you be better off with something like a sugary soda?
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What types of coffee make you stay awake?

I want to know that types of coffee that make me stay awake because I usually work at night.
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What is the differences between Americano and Espresso?

Can anybody give me the differences between Americano and Espresso because I am quite confused.
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Espresso Machine: How Old is Too Old?

I inherited a Krups Type 964 espresso machine from my parents. Actually, I found it under a pile of junk in their garage 5 to 6 years ago. It had been under that pile of junk for probably more than 10 ...
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Is there a name for this drink?

The way I drink my espresso lately is a double shot with a small amount of steamed or heated milk and a couple of oz of hot water. If not at home, I order a cappuccino with the added water and it ...
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Intermittent Bottomless Filter Spray — Any Suggestions?

I have a Rancilio Silvia and a Breville Conical Burr Grinder. We roast our own beans using a Behmor 1600, and typically do kinda light roasts. Very often, regardless of the bean, roast, packing ...
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Lower-end Manual Espresso

Has anyone used one of the < $500 manual espresso machines like a ROK or Flair? I've read the specs (up to 10 bars for ROK, around 15 Flair) and seen some positive reviews but I'm curious about the ...
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What are some proven effective ways to set up a subscription program for one's coffee business?

My wife and I own a coffee roasting company and we would like to up our coffee sales game by promoting a subscription program, whereby our customers would sign up to receive coffee from us on a ...
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Fine-grind French Press - Sacrilege? Better method?

I'm a longtime French press user but I've been grinding my beans finely for a few years. Espresso-fine I guess. Ground to a powder really. I much prefer the richer, more buttery, oily cup to the ...
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Single shot extraction time in Breville Barista Express

I have got a Breville Barista Express just before a couple of days and I am trying to make the best single espresso shot I can make with this machine at home. For the last two days I was playing and ...
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What is Navy coffee?

My interest has led me to discover 'Navy coffee'. I would like to learn more since I do not know if this refers to a specific technique of coffee making or to a blend that is considered exclusive or ...
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What should be the daily coffee intake?

I am from Pakistan. Summers here are very hot. My question is how many cups of coffee are recommended as a daily intake in summers? should the daily intake of coffee vary in summers and winters?
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How much caffeine delivered by eating coffee grounds

I eat coffee grounds. I have size 000 capsules (just think of the size of the largest supplement capsules you may have seen), a capsule maker, and some Death Wish (which they tout as premium Ruousto, ...
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Book recommendation: a guide about coffee to a beginner?

I really want to learn more about coffee, but I think the web is too large and therefore confusing. So I have decided to start with a good book. Which books (preferably below 20 USD) can you recommend?...
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3rd party filters with Kalita Wave or Hario V60

I have been using an Osaka stainless steel dripper for about a year now, and I think the mesh is clogged beyond repair. This results in a very slow, very cold cup of coffee. So I am thinking of ...
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Does anybody tried ESE pod with moka pot?

I bought boxful of ESE pod to use with my Handpresso. But consumption of pods are quite lower than my expectation, and about hundreds of pods are just sitting inside of drawer. Then I got really ...
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Why can’t I find natural beans easily?

I usually buy my coffee from dark arts, ozone, climpson & sons and workshop. I usually buy natural as I feel it has more flavour than washed and is better with Moccamaster. Why am I struggling ...
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How can I enable the “specialties” mode of a Flavia 500 coffee maker

We got two of these for our office. One has "Specialties" menu item, the other does not. The specialties menu item is mentioned in the user guide, but not how to enable or disable it. In the picture ...
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What's the diagnostic of this bottomless extraction

I have juste bought a nuova simonelli musica / eureka mignon, and I m making test with a bottomless filter. Here are the pics: The extraction: https://imgur.com/a/v7uoFG6 The coffee after extraction: ...
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Will drinking coffee affect my physique?

I am a 16 year old student who has decided to drink coffee so that I can study for a longer period of time at night but I am getting information that coffee can make me skinny. But what if I just a ...
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What ensures a better cup of coffee, a spotless grinder or freshly ground coffee?

I want to understand how I can make a better cup of coffee, so I recently purchased a Wilfa Grinder. However after reading the instruction manual it says that the 'blades' and bean cup cannot be ...
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How do I design a Turkish coffee mixture?

I am trying to create a Turkish coffee mixture, by combining Colombian, Brazilian, Robusta and a few other types together in some percentage. I could not find a base at which to stand in designing ...
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Coffee mixes eggs

IF you have heard the expression Many Roads to Rome, the same expression applies to enjoying coffee. Yes, there are many ways to enjoy a cup of fragrant and delicious coffee. Especially for the ...
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How to keep the time before coffee get out of the machine?

I just bought a Nuova Simonelli Musica + Eureka Mignon, so I'm practicing extracting a shot. I am trying to make the extraction lasts 25 sec. But when I start the extraction, I first have ...
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How should I manage settings for single shot / double shot

I just bought a Nuova Simonelli Musica + Eureka Mignon, so I'm practicing extracting a shot. I usually use single shot portfilter, as I am at home, and I live alone, so I don't want to waste too much ...
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Is leaving coffee bins open in the store normal?

I'm checking out a local coffee shop online that was recommended to me, before deciding to go in. I noticed that the beans they sell in bins are all uncovered in photos (the photos are from Google so ...
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How can I clean a rusted moka pot?

I got a moka pot about 1 year ago, I used only 2 times. After the first time I used it I cleaned it with soap and let it air dry. I noticed then some oxidation (rust) inside the pot, I tried to soak ...
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How do I make my Turkish coffee immune to brewing temperature?

I want to design Turkish coffee, but I keep finding that the taste is widely affected by the person who brewes the coffee and the temperature at which he does it. I want to make my coffee immune to ...
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Capsule holder drawer stuck in Minù Caffè Latte machine

The pod drawer in my Lavazza coffee machine (model: LM600) is jammed. I tried to pull it really hard, I tried to pry it open. I even gave a few strikes in hopes whatever is keeping it shut will shift ...
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Sweating due to coffee intake

I sweat a lot. I have tried so many methods to combat sweating but none of it worked. Antiperspirants and other home remedies didn't work at all. I don't have enough money to go for botox or other ...
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What is the best way to clean a refractometer?

I just purchased a refractometer and the manual mentioned cleaning it very often and very emphatically. So what is the best way to clean it? It is a VST inc Lab Coffee iii Digital Refractometer.
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How does moisture occur inside Trader Joe’s coffee cans?

I’ve started trying Trader Joe’s whole bean coffee that comes in canisters. When I opened one today and poured the beans into the grinder, I noticed there was some moisture inside the can that I had ...
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What are the effects of caffein olfaction?

Does smelling caffeine share equivalent effects on our central nervous system to those immediately apparent when ingesting? More precisely, does the aroma of coffee necessitate a beneficial ...

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