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HB Christmas espresso blend

Postby darrensandford » Fri Dec 05, 2008 1:46 pm

Mince pie in a cup? That's what I got, dried fruit and warming spices.

I approve! :)
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RE: HB Christmas espresso blend

Postby dsc » Fri Dec 05, 2008 5:57 pm

Hi Darren,

so you got these right and actually ordered roasted beans?;) or maybe you are describing the taste of the greens? Joking of course:D

Sounds interesting, I will have to order me some this week.

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RE: HB Christmas espresso blend

Postby darrensandford » Fri Dec 05, 2008 7:34 pm

Hehehe, yes, I did actually manage to order these roasted!

They didn't come in the usual zip-lock bag though but instead a taller bag without a self-seal. Luckily, I kept the wire closer from my bag of SMR autumn blend to use to keep it shut!
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RE: HB Christmas espresso blend

Postby CakeBoy » Sat Dec 06, 2008 12:21 am

We will finally get round to ordering a bag this week. It sounds lovely from your description Darren :D
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RE: HB Christmas espresso blend

Postby Gadders » Mon Dec 08, 2008 12:55 pm

Its got yemen in - thats me sold! =P
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RE: HB Christmas espresso blend

Postby Gouezeri » Mon Dec 08, 2008 1:54 pm

We sold you ages ago mate... didn't get much for you either. Mark hadn't told me that the previous buyer had sent you back, what was the problem this time? Too gobby again? :P
Definitely going to order some of this, this week, along with some SQM Winter blend and then try and drink as much of it as possible before I abandon my machine for my travels.
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Postby dsc » Mon Dec 08, 2008 2:42 pm

Hi guys,

ordered me a bag yesterday and I'm really looking forward to try it:)

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Postby darrensandford » Mon Dec 08, 2008 5:42 pm

Looking forward to the SQM winter blend as well. Autumn made a beautiful delicate espresso.
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Postby Beanie » Tue Dec 09, 2008 9:12 am

One of my regulars ordered 2 bags of the Autumn blend just on Sunday along with 2 bags of the Cascara. One of each for each of us. I'm exciiiiiited. Won't be pulling it at work though... gonna have a play at it on his home Silvia/Rocky combo. I'm excited about that too... haven't played on a home machine in a while ;) If it all goes well and once we're done that, think we'll have a go at the HB Xmas and SQM Winter blend :D
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Postby CakeBoy » Tue Dec 09, 2008 12:21 pm

Cool - it's fab coffee Beany! Enjoy :P
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Postby Gadders » Mon Dec 15, 2008 8:05 pm

HA. What can i say Dom i must bear a fairtrade label. Just pulled a couple of shots of the xmas espresso - nice viscosity, deep spice and for me a hint of that fruit in the harrar just coming through, 'harrar-therrr' :) :roll: Photos soon.
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Postby espressomattic » Tue Dec 16, 2008 1:12 am

I don't want to try the blend, really I don't...not at all...not one bit...well maybe a shot....or two...or a couple of more....maybe a bag...oh shit....gimmie gimmie...

Oh sod this I am off to the beach! :P
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Postby dsc » Sun Dec 21, 2008 5:56 pm

Hi guys,

yeah I'd say it has Harar, am I right? I can also taste some cherries and spices as well. I think I nailed it today with around 14.5g and 89*C.

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Postby Gadders » Mon Dec 22, 2008 9:24 am

It does, 'a hint' i believe.
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Postby Steve » Mon Dec 22, 2008 10:21 am

it does indeed, sumatra harar and yemen.
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