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Watery?

Postby vw addict » Fri Apr 03, 2009 4:19 am

Had the Freshroast for just over a week now. Done three roasts using two different varieties of beans. The flavors are excellent, but I am getting no body at all. Every just comes out watery wether in the drip machine or the french press. Any ideas?
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Re: Watery?

Postby theisenm85 » Sat Apr 04, 2009 4:31 pm

First question... how much coffee are you using for how much water? Also, what beans?

Darker roasts can develop body to a point, but any good coffee should have decent body at any drinkable roast.
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Re: Watery?

Postby vw addict » Fri Apr 10, 2009 2:42 pm

I was using the same coffee/water ratio that I used for *GASP* Starbucks with good results. I think I found the problem though, after further resting/degassing of the beans, the flavor AND body has improved. I guess I was just rushing, I do the same thing with homebrew. :roll: :mrgreen:
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Re: Watery?

Postby theisenm85 » Thu Apr 16, 2009 4:38 pm

Good to hear it!

Yeah, it does seem contrary to let them rest, since in cooking, usually everything is fresh fresh fresh! Glad ya figured it out.
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