29 Jun '12, 1pm

Shout out on #coffeegeek for No. 7 expresso @caffeamouri. Sort of like getting a book reviewed by the NY Times

Just went by a local coffee shop (in Vienna, VA) that does its own roasting on a tip from another poster at CoffeeGeek. I tried their No. 7 blend ($13.00/lbs) making it a much better deal than shipping from my old favorites back in Chicago. Ground enough for a double, not really sure what to expect -- but I was enthralled by the results. Since purchasing my Breville DB, I have been looking for a shot that seemed commensurate with my cost of investment. I had gotten many, MANY lackluster shots, a few so-so's that still didn't justify the machine... and then THIS. The two streams trickled gently down the spouts giving rise to mounds of copper-colored crema. The consistency of the shot overall was much more viscous than what I had been getting and a darker opacity overall. I have been enjoying such shots consistently since I bought this roast, and I am so thankful I'm startin...

Full article: http://coffeegeek.com/forums/espresso/blends/585437

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