"For competition purposes, "Feel" (from whence you push the button, I'm assuming). For your your own shot gauging purposes, "Hear" (from whence you actually hear the machine click on to begin funneling the hot water &…"
"From, "On". IE, when you push the button to extract or flip the lever, or slide the slidie thing. Extraction happens when you summon the machine to makes actions to your portafilter. Thus, the process begins."
"At one of the places I work, the need for a whole pot of specialty coffee (flavored or single origin) is so little that my place of work prepapes them as americanos instead. What are your thoughts on that?"
"For the same reason we don't do flavored cappuccinos, etc., and the same reason we always suggest people taste their drink before adding anything. Because the coffee tastes flippin awesome on its own, so why ruin the experience right out…"
"Could be not wanting to have part of the sugar sucked up into the group, 3-way, etc. Wouldn't be a problem if backflushing is done often anyway.
One thing I don't like when I do them (using raw sugar anyway) is the coarseness…"
"Yeah, that makes sense. Yes, I still follow zombie threads. Say, what does it mean, "Viennese"? Just from Vienna or it is a style? And "brewed" means drip, yes? LOL I bet if I read the blog post I wouldn't need to ask these…"
"Dude, I think it's similar to a drug. Honest to God. See the thing is that coffee contains caffieine which is a neurological stimulant, meaning it blocks receptors (not raptors LOL)...
"The mechanisms employed by caffeine, cocaine, and…"
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