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Julius Meinl: Wiener Espresso - Vienna Collection
And a shot of Sambuca.
3 Beans in the glass as well!
 

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I bought a 3-cup Chemex and tried it for the first time today. My main brew method is a French press.

I used the same amount of beans in the Chemex, that I do in the press. The only difference is I set the grinder to a less coarse grind.

I don't think it's any better than the press, but different. Pretty much everything that I've read about them spot-on. It does result in a cleaner cup of coffee that's not bitter at all, and it has a much thinner mouthfeel, than the press.

I'll have to try a few more cups, to decide which method I prefer.
 

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Finishing off the last cup of home roasted Nicaragua Acopio Suyatal. did a city roast on this batch, ended up with a generic nutty aroma, some citrus and berry notes up front. Probably should have gone a bit darker.
Overall not too bad for my first attempt.
 

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Sumatra Gunung Tujuh
Roasted to 480f 13 min 18 seconds, Full City
This is a very complex cup with a fruity aroma, strawberry and fig notes up front with some cherry and rootbeer on the back side, there’s more here but I’m not sure what it is.
I like this one, and of course it looks like I won’t be able to get any more of it.
 
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