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ButterflyEffect  ·  1456 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Hubski Lets talk Coffee (and tea)


I've got some Ethiopian Yirgacheffe that I just brewed through a Chemex. Kind of old beans (a month at this point) but I'd rather use the beans than get rid of them. Going to pick up some beans from one of the local roasters in Tacoma maybe tomorrow. Or tonight. Hmm. Funny, I have that same espresso machine! Been meaning to make a couple of modifications to it.

Seattle has a stupid amount of great coffee. Sometimes Stumptown gives me some free beans. It's great.

demure  ·  1456 days ago  ·  link  ·  

I want free stumptown beans! Why don't I get free stumptown beans?

come to think of it, happy mug throws some stuff my way sometimes. guess being a repeat customer can't help.

snoodog  ·  1456 days ago  ·  link  ·  

What kind of mods to people do to them? Mine could probably use a complete overhaul, new seals etc but I'm a bit afraid to tear into it unless it actually breaks

ButterflyEffect  ·  1455 days ago  ·  link  ·  

You can improve the steaming stock and portafilter fairly easily on the Barista Max, I haven't done it myself yet, but sometime in the near future it's going to happen.

The thing itself is actually very straightforward to take apart.