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    Quote Originally Posted by WhyCoffee View Post
    So machines are more important than barista after all? I am glad to see this discussion is going somewhere...
    Unless it's a Communist country, whatever they serve must be whatever their customers want. This is the simplest rule of market economy.
    Actually FAR from it as the machine/grinder are just devices to extract the very best a coffee has to offer when properly designed to do so and it takes a skilled operator to make the very best of a machine/grinder/coffee. No automated machine in existence will match what I can do with my setup. If you want to spend the remainder of life being a push button monkey that is satisfied with passable espresso so be it, but some of us aren't.
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    Actually, you have to use coal generated steam to make it: Help Please: Buying an Espresso Machine is complicated.  Can anyone help me?-steampunk-coffee-machine.jpg
    Otherwise, it can not legally be called coffee!

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    You're simply grasping at straws on the losing end of a disagreement. Also, who gives a damn regarding legalities anyway? I'm rolling as I have coffee to roast and superb espresso ristretto to extract!
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    Read some coffee history and you'd know all these actually happened before. In other words, you are not the first and will not be the last either.

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    Actually I don't care about history on any level as it doesn't affect how I live day-to-day and won't affect my future in any way.

    Do us a favor and snap/post a few pics of a typical extraction you are proud of. Some think appearance means little with an extraction, roasted coffee, etc., but I definitely don't agree with that.
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    The reason some make and some repeat history...

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    Quote Originally Posted by WhyCoffee View Post
    The reason some make and some repeat history...

    I'm thinking that it's time to get back to the original topic.

 

 
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