GRINDING

GRINDING AND BEANS LOG

REMINDER: Dark beans go into Mazzer, light beans into Eureka

ABBREVIATIONS: SSB (Standard Single Basket) SDB (Standard Double Basket) V15 (VST 15g basket) V18 (VST 18g basket) OLY (Olympia)

EUREKA K76:

HONDURAS (Londinium)
15-16g, 3.5 (unchanged from before), 19/9/2011 – very very rich, smooth, wonderful crema

BOLIVIA JUANA MAMANI (Monmouth) (too expensive for resale, private stash)
15g, 1.5-2, not firm tamp, very nice acidicity, wonderful in cappucino, not for the uninitiated as espresso, nice lower caffeine content, smooth aftertaste
Need trials at coarser grinds to see if acidicity can be reined in a bit

JAVA BLAWAN ESTATE (Londinium)
11g, 0.25, light tamp, extract 11-12g of coffee (28sec, runs v slow) SSB
2ways to differ, but works better on Mazzer
Single, use Small reg basket, light tamping extract 11-12g of coffee (28sec, runs v slow) take away well before finish
Add 50g milk
Makes very small but sweet cup, best use espresso paper cup for this

Double in SDB
14g at 0.25 grinder setting light tamp, extract 20g (runs really long, take out after 20s of ca 41-45s)
Add 120g Milk

EL SALVADOR MONT SION (Coffeebird, Marta )
7.25, 15g, tight tamp, running at 25sec, V15 basket
fruit notes like juana mamani cherry and lemon, acidic type needs “first half then milk” treatment
SUMATRA TAKENGON GAYON (Hasbean)
HC Test 8.8-9.0 15g, 26g liquid, 7sec preinfuse, 35sec eff. til thru, V15 basket

INDONESIA, SULAWESI CELEBES TORAJA KALOSI (Hasbean)
HC test 8.0-8.2, 15g, regular after that, V15 basket

COLOMBIA, CAFE DE SANDONA (Monmouth)
8.5, 15g, 27sec, 6 sec preinfuse 30g beverage, V15 basket
Fat taste as Espresso, almost too much, but wonderful for Milk based drink

LONDINIUM DECAF (Londinium) V15g basket
15g grind, release on 6-7s, drip starts 8-10sec
Then pull away around 32-35sec
Roasting date mid Dec 2011
Still w food crema.
Espresso : fruity/ sharp acidicty but w bit of marmalade Seville orange peel sharpness
w milk: very sweet aromatic ‘coffee’ like
Almond, caramel
When cool down a bit, a light iron metallic taste come through a bit. Roast : looks extremely dark but once ground colour looks medium to dark

ETHIOPIA, AMARO GAYO (Londinium)
9.25, 15g, 27sec, 6 sec preinfuse 30g beverage, V15 basket
Sweet plummy fruit and quite a bouquet but aftertaste a bit gassy yet (16days rested 30/1/2012, RD 18/1/2012)
W Milk very soft, interesting but still a bit gassy. Same flavours

ETHIOPIA, YIRGACHEFFE (Rabbithole, HongKong)
8.8, just before 9, 15g, V15, 6sec preinf, 25s extract 30g liquid

EL SALVADOR, NOMBRE DE DIOS (Coffeelibre, Korea)
Just before7, in the 6′s, 15g, V15, 10s preinfuse, 25-28 extract
Poppy and fruits, bright and specially fragrant tangerine peel hues with huuuge mellow toffees

TAIWAN, FORMOSA (Rabbithole, HK)
8.75, 16g, tight tamp, V15, 10 sec preinfuse, 25-27s extract
Very neat, classical Viennese taste, just a very tiny hint of acidity, but very fragrantly full rounded coffee.

Hc colom yellow ?
Just above 7

BRAZIL INGLATERRA Acala pulped Natural 2012 (Hasbean)
Just below 8, 18g, 30g brew weight. 8-10s preinfusion 25s shot time

BRAZIL INGLATERRA Acala Natural 2012 (Hasbean)
8.5-8.75 (watch Humidity), , 18g, 28g brew weight. 10s preinfusion 23s shot time

BRAZIL DATERRA ESTATE MONTECRISTO (Londinium)

Just below 8, 18g, V18, 28g BW, 8s PI, 24s ST

BOLIVIA FINCA MACHACAMARCA (Hasbean)

Sweet Caramel Choc, acidic sides

ETHIOPIA YIRGACHEEFEE FULL CITY ROAST (Rabbithole, HK)

COLOMBIA, FINCA SANTUARIO MICAY, YELLOW BOURBON 2012 (Hasbean)

elegant sweet, very soft enveloping sweet feel

COLOMBIA, FINCA SANTUARIO MICAY, RED BOURBON 2012 (Hasbean)

brown sugar, sweet after, long long

SUMATRA, TAKENGON GAYON MOUNTAIN FULLY WASHED

short of 9, 15g V15, 2-3 preinf, 26s total

BOURBON VERMELHO, FAZENDA BAU (Isabela Raposeiras)

8.8, 15g, V15, 9s PI, 35 tot

vermelhas&castanias (so true!)

Just below 8, 18g, 30g brew weight. 8-10s preinfusion 25s shot time

AFRICA, KENYA, GULMARG ESTATE, KIAMBU PROVINCE, (Coleman Roaster)
17.5g, 7.75, v18, 8sPF, 27sE, 33g

SOUTH AMERICA, GUATEMALA, FINCA LA PERLA, El QUICHE (Coleman Roaster)
18g, 7.25, V18, 9sPI, 28s

AFRICA, ETHIOPIA, HARRAR, HARRARGHE DISTRICT LONGBERRY NATURAL (Extract Coffee Roasters)
7.1, 18g, V18, 9s, 29s tastes like it smells – delicious

SOUTH AMERICA, GUATEMALA, FINCA EL PLANTANILLO, SAN RAFAEL-SAN MACROS, MARGOGYPE WET PROCESSED (Extract Coffee Roasters)

7.25, 18g, V18, 9-10s, 27.3s

EL SALVADOR FINCAL LA REFOMRA, APANECA HAMATEPEC MOUNTAINS, RED BOURBON FULLY WASHED, SUN DRIED (Extract Coffee Roasters)
18g, 7.1, V18, 10s, 25s, 31g

SOUTH AMERICA, BOLIVIA, FINCA VALENTIN, (Origin Roasters)
18g, 7.1, V18, 9s, 29s, 33g

SOUTH AMERICA, BRAZIL, RIO PANARAIBA BASIN, FAZENDA RODOMUNHO (Extract Coffee Roasters)
Mundo Novo, Catuai, Acaia and Icatu beans, natural process, dry milled
18g, just shy of 8, V18, 8sPI, 27sE

ORIGIN ROASTER – BLEND OF THE DAY

9.25

SCOUTS HONOR, (Handsome)

7.25

MAZZER ROBUR:

Bolivia, Loayza (2011, Hasbean)

20 g 5.3 but only 19sec
20g. 5.0 19 sec but crema better. Stays.
21g, 4.5, 25sec. 15/9/2011
15-16g, 4.5, 20sec 19/9/2011 V15

JAVA BLAWAN ESTATE (Londinium)
15g, 4.4, light tamp, V18
When fresh, very careful grind/tamp control necessary
15g 3.0, 25s new adjusted setting on 23/11/2011 due to aged beans, low humidity, V15
15g, 3.2, 27s adjust fresh beans 23/1/2012, V15

BRAZIL, DATERRA ESTATE, MONTECRISTO (Londinium)

16g, 3.9, decent tamp, V18, hold 7-8s, take at 33s

TERES (Londinium)

3.34, 18g, v18, tight tamp, 8-10s, 30s

MAZZER MINI E

EL SALVADOR ALASKA BOURBON 2010-2011 (hasbean)
2.9-3.1 15g, v light tamp, OLY
Supersweet but espresso only, goes under in milk like a brick in water. Acidicity very highly dependent on correct brew temp. Difficult to control.

GUATEMALA PUERTA BLANCA (Londinium Espresso)
2 notches below 3, 15g, OLY

COLOMBIA, CAFE DE SANDONA (Monmouth)
2.75, 13g, med Tamp, OLY

SUMATRA LINGTONG (Londinium)

3, 15.5g, light T, OLY

TERES (Londinium)

SWP DECAF (Londinium)

ETHIOPIA YIRGACHEFFEE (Rabbithole)

CATUAI AMARELO, Fazenda Ambiental (Isabela Raposeiras)

2.8, 14/17g, even out only, OLY

2.9, 16g, V18, 8s Preinfusion, take at 33s

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