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#151 Porthos

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Posted 07 July 2014 - 06:28 PM

Weinoo, my guess is that you like strong coffee (which we lovingly call rocket fuel). In my drip machine I'm also at about 1 T for 8 oz.


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Posted 07 July 2014 - 06:39 PM

Weinoo, my guess is that you like strong coffee (which we lovingly call rocket fuel). In my drip machine I'm also at about 1 T for 8 oz.

 

I don't really know what is meant by strong coffee.  I like coffee brewed properly, with freshly roasted beans, freshly ground, made with good water at the proper temperature.  No matter the method.


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#153 Hassouni

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Posted 07 July 2014 - 09:00 PM

I use approximately 2 T per 8 oz. water. 2 T should weigh around 14 grams...7 grams per T of coffee.

 

Yep, me too. Or in my case, 21g per 12 oz. 7g per 4 oz water.



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Posted 08 July 2014 - 01:26 AM

I just made my first experimental pot. 3 Tbl grounds, approx 23 oz water, steeped for 5 minutes. What was strange to me is that the plunger had a lot of resistance for about the first 1/3 of the way down and then suddenly got easier.

Try what I said about lifting the plunger up when you meet resistance, it works.


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#155 rlibkind

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Posted 08 July 2014 - 11:02 AM

Coarse grind. 37 grams coffee to 24 ounces water (adjust to your taste). Five to ten seconds after my electric water kettle auto shuts, it's at about 205F (195-210 is recommended temp). Pour and stir to set grounds. I like a 6 minute, 30 second brew time ; your mileage may vary.
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#156 scubadoo97

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Posted 08 July 2014 - 06:41 PM

Here's a good site with ratios

http://www.sweetmari.../grind.brew.php

#157 dcarch

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Posted 08 July 2014 - 07:07 PM

May be I am the only one.

 

French press with ground coffee and water.

 

Microwave.

 

press and enjoy.

 

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Posted 09 July 2014 - 12:21 AM

May be I am the only one.

 

French press with ground coffee and water.

 

Microwave.

 

press and enjoy.

 

dcarch

 

You remove the glass container..?


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#159 dcarch

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Posted 09 July 2014 - 04:22 AM

You remove the glass container..?

 

I remove the metal press, just use the glass container, which holds one cup of coffee. It takes 1 1/2 minutes in my (900w ?) microwave.

 

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