Are there any Baristas here??

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Re: Are there any Baristas here??

Postby PKMKII » Sat Jun 22, 2013 3:04 pm

So I've had a Chemex brewer for a few years now, but I've only ever used it to filter cold-brew coffee with it. Today, i figured now that I've got a proper burr grinder, I'd make a proper Chemex cup. I used the Stumptown guide, which is a nice one because it doesn't require you to have a scale. Did use a pyrex measuring cup to pour the water because I don't have a long-neck kettle, but it still worked.

I see why people say it produces a clean, bold cup but not much for body. The extra-thick Chemex filters probably explain that. Worlds different than a standard Mr. Coffee drip cup, but probably not something I'd make on a daily basis. More of a weekend thing when I'm not having to worry about getting ready for work.
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