What will it be this Christmas

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What will it be this Christmas

Postby Joris » Tue Dec 09, 2008 10:05 am

I was just wondering which coffee(s) you all will be drinking this christmas.

For me it will be Costa Rican El Portillo CoE , just ordered the greens :)
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RE: What will it be this Christmas

Postby syscrusher » Tue Dec 09, 2008 10:12 am

Hoping to get in some Epic Espresso, Beloya, and Aricha from 49th in Canada. Ethiopians have blown me away this year, Aricha lots from Novo (Denver) and Supreme (Norway) have been standouts, even some Sidamos have been really stellar. Fruit bombs the lot of them.
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RE: What will it be this Christmas

Postby CakeBoy » Tue Dec 09, 2008 12:19 pm

Steve's Christmas pack through the Aerobie/brewed methods, Christmas Blend and a blend of our own yet to be decided as espresso based drinks, though you never know, we might end up drinking mainly Manuela and Cach as SO if all the food gets too rich :)


Edit: Yet another typo!
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RE: What will it be this Christmas

Postby Steve » Tue Dec 09, 2008 1:11 pm

Hmmmmm Panama La Esmerlda and Turkey salad for Christmas supper YUM :))

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RE: What will it be this Christmas

Postby HughF » Tue Dec 09, 2008 1:47 pm

Panama Esmeralda Gesha Lot 3 Peaberry. I roasted the Esmeralda Lot 5 (as a test run for the Lot 3) this Sunday. It was VERY citrussy but very nice in my first mug of it, after just 2 days rest.

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RE: What will it be this Christmas

Postby darrensandford » Tue Dec 09, 2008 2:39 pm

"Christmas blend" and "Bacon and eggs" reminds me of a funny thing this morning - I was brewing a christmas blend espresso and watching "Gary Rhodes food heroes" - he was cooking bacon - and thought "Hold on, I can smell that!".

I got closer and had a good whiff of the stream going into the cup and there it was - bacon!

Is it just me? Maybe my nose is broken.
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RE: What will it be this Christmas

Postby triptogenetica » Tue Dec 09, 2008 5:40 pm

Ha - I kind of baked some beans in the oven first time I tried oven roasting, and I could smell bacon in that cup, too. (Half an hour to just about 2nd crack, uneven roast, or "bake").

I'm in Hong Kong over Christmas. Really must make a thread to ask about places to go. Maybe my aeropress will come with me, and a little Rwandan mugombwa...
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RE: What will it be this Christmas

Postby CakeBoy » Tue Dec 09, 2008 5:57 pm

Darren you are a legend! Bacon and eggs it is then :P
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