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Session 3: 8pm Sunday December 9th Christmas Pour-Down 2018

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Session 3: 8pm Sunday December 9th

 

You have a maximum of 60 minutes to submit your photo to this thread of your free-pour* latte art - a rosetta/tulip/heart/swan etc the choice is yours. The photo must clearly show your FORUM NAME AND THE MAGIC WORD written on a piece of paper. The magic word will be revealed here 5 minutes before the start time.

* The latte art must be free pour, no etching or sauces allowed. Only ingredients will be espresso and milk.


2019 L-R with hand turned Thuya burr handles and toggles / Monolith Titan Flat & Conical, MAX Flat on order  / HG-1 / Kalita wave / Stag kettle / OCD / Joey Skateboard Handle Pullman Big Step & matching stirrer / Wenge Handle Lev Tamp / Push Tamper / Puqpress / 15g & 18g vst / IMS 35μM / LDT / Barista Gear Titanium 12oz pitchers / LW Bean Cellars & Caddy / Decent thermometer / Acme Evo 150ml cups / Espazzola / Hottop / embroidered by me bar towels / in the cellars: Steampunk, North Star, Foundry, The Barn, HasBean, Coffee Compass / part-time LSOL participant / 6 gorgeous guineas / a dog / a very lovely husband 

 

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I'm sat waiting for the clock to tick round.. Not like me on a Sunday as I'm at work early on a Monday :( Al I want to do is freeze time on a Sunday at around 2pm..

I've even gone out and bought blue top instead of the filtered green top I use just in case it steams better :rolleyes:


Input: 'Terranovered’ Versalab M3 + Mahlkonig EK43 Turkish burrs + Niche

Output: KVdW Speedster + V60 + AeroPress + Syphon + Bialetti Induction Moka Pot + Bialetti Mucka Express + jar of instant for visitors..

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I’m also waiting for this one. Hopefully the kids time their screaming wake ups after I’ve poured


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I keep reminding myself not to forget :)


2019 L-R with hand turned Thuya burr handles and toggles / Monolith Titan Flat & Conical, MAX Flat on order  / HG-1 / Kalita wave / Stag kettle / OCD / Joey Skateboard Handle Pullman Big Step & matching stirrer / Wenge Handle Lev Tamp / Push Tamper / Puqpress / 15g & 18g vst / IMS 35μM / LDT / Barista Gear Titanium 12oz pitchers / LW Bean Cellars & Caddy / Decent thermometer / Acme Evo 150ml cups / Espazzola / Hottop / embroidered by me bar towels / in the cellars: Steampunk, North Star, Foundry, The Barn, HasBean, Coffee Compass / part-time LSOL participant / 6 gorgeous guineas / a dog / a very lovely husband 

 

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I’m racing to try and get home in time for this one.

 

looking forward to it... er... I think...


ECM Synchronika, Niche Zero, Pullman Bigstep Tamper, ONA OCD Distribution Tool, Decent Funnel, VST 18g & 20g Ridgeless Baskets, Aeropress, Aergrind, Acme Cups, Acaia Lunar Scales, LW Bean Cellar & Caddy

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READY, STEADY, POUR!!

 

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PLEASE WRITE THE MAGIC WORD

AND FORUM NAME AND INCLUDE IN YOUR PHOTO, PLEASE :)


2019 L-R with hand turned Thuya burr handles and toggles / Monolith Titan Flat & Conical, MAX Flat on order  / HG-1 / Kalita wave / Stag kettle / OCD / Joey Skateboard Handle Pullman Big Step & matching stirrer / Wenge Handle Lev Tamp / Push Tamper / Puqpress / 15g & 18g vst / IMS 35μM / LDT / Barista Gear Titanium 12oz pitchers / LW Bean Cellars & Caddy / Decent thermometer / Acme Evo 150ml cups / Espazzola / Hottop / embroidered by me bar towels / in the cellars: Steampunk, North Star, Foundry, The Barn, HasBean, Coffee Compass / part-time LSOL participant / 6 gorgeous guineas / a dog / a very lovely husband 

 

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Ironically I'm in for the evening tonight and could've done this at my leisure. Still, having seen Joey's practice runs I doubt it would alter the final result! I'm sitting here chilling with a glass of red and Afterlife on the hifi waiting to see the results of you all whipping yourselves and your milk into a lather! Good luck all.

 

Pour your coffees into a bowl and drink them chilled tomorrow or you'll be up all night to get lucky.

 

 

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Eat, drink and be merry


Rocket R58Ceado E37SAeropressAerGrind • Puck Puck cold brew widget • VST 18g basket • Torr Goldfinger 58.5 convex black Ti/walnut tamper • Torr Goldfinger 58.5 flat sharp edge tamper • Big bag o' beans • Triumph Street Triple 675R

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Oh Christmas Tree


Vesuvius, Monolith Conical, Feldgrind

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I’ve got one shot at this. I’m way too tight to waste coffee on two goes, and normally a milk drink after 12 is just not the done thing...

 

I’ve fired up the beauty, and dusted off my biggest cheaty latte bucket. I will need a Jerry can’s worth of milk just for one.

 

Mrs Wade is embellishing the display in readiness.


2000 - Krups Vivo + Whittard hand grinder

2010 - Gaggia Classic + Iberital MC2

2017 - ECM Mechanika IV Profi + Niche Zero

Aeropress / V60 / Puck Puck / Cafetière / Moka Pot / Ibrik (كـَنـَكـَة) / Lido E

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Now I quit


2000 - Krups Vivo + Whittard hand grinder

2010 - Gaggia Classic + Iberital MC2

2017 - ECM Mechanika IV Profi + Niche Zero

Aeropress / V60 / Puck Puck / Cafetière / Moka Pot / Ibrik (كـَنـَكـَة) / Lido E

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Now I quit

 

Literally 3 mins after I’m upstairs getting puked on!


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I need a bigger cup for the next comp


Vesuvius, Monolith Conical, Feldgrind

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Literally 3 mins after I’m upstairs getting puked on!

 

‘Tis the season


Vesuvius, Monolith Conical, Feldgrind

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Literally 3 mins after I’m upstairs getting puked on!

 

This pleases me.

 

The puke art competition is next week!


2000 - Krups Vivo + Whittard hand grinder

2010 - Gaggia Classic + Iberital MC2

2017 - ECM Mechanika IV Profi + Niche Zero

Aeropress / V60 / Puck Puck / Cafetière / Moka Pot / Ibrik (كـَنـَكـَة) / Lido E

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This pleases me.

 

The puke art competition is next week!

 

Haha it didn’t me. I only got one sip of coffee


Home - Nuova Simonelli MAC2000 V, La Pavoni, Compak e8, Niche Zero, IMS & VST baskets, IMS shower screen, skateboard torr, MildredM bar towels

 

@SkateReclaimCreate

 

 

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It’s like pouring into an Olympic swimming pool...

 

And why is my heart pounding? Nobody mentioned this!

 

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2000 - Krups Vivo + Whittard hand grinder

2010 - Gaggia Classic + Iberital MC2

2017 - ECM Mechanika IV Profi + Niche Zero

Aeropress / V60 / Puck Puck / Cafetière / Moka Pot / Ibrik (كـَنـَكـَة) / Lido E

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These are all amazing!

 

10 minutes to go :) :)


2019 L-R with hand turned Thuya burr handles and toggles / Monolith Titan Flat & Conical, MAX Flat on order  / HG-1 / Kalita wave / Stag kettle / OCD / Joey Skateboard Handle Pullman Big Step & matching stirrer / Wenge Handle Lev Tamp / Push Tamper / Puqpress / 15g & 18g vst / IMS 35μM / LDT / Barista Gear Titanium 12oz pitchers / LW Bean Cellars & Caddy / Decent thermometer / Acme Evo 150ml cups / Espazzola / Hottop / embroidered by me bar towels / in the cellars: Steampunk, North Star, Foundry, The Barn, HasBean, Coffee Compass / part-time LSOL participant / 6 gorgeous guineas / a dog / a very lovely husband 

 

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Don't ask how many coffees I've just made... Seriously out of practice as I don't make flat whites..

 

Anyway...

 

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Input: 'Terranovered’ Versalab M3 + Mahlkonig EK43 Turkish burrs + Niche

Output: KVdW Speedster + V60 + AeroPress + Syphon + Bialetti Induction Moka Pot + Bialetti Mucka Express + jar of instant for visitors..

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‘Tis the season
To be sullied... fa la la la la...

says Hasi.

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'This Sunday I will be out in the road saying - "Hasi says your impeading me from pursuing my recreational motivations while you wank off over the finer details of some aloof brainfork" :whistle: ' @jimbojohn55

Deep Thought says 'tight wiggles' is the answer. @Scotford

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Just to give you an idea.. 2 pints of blue top finished.. topped up with some green top.. Double spout put on, 18g coffee on the EK (running great now!) and washed out about 4 times.. Probnaly around 8 or 9 made in total, some utter failures (had a sip of each before tipping down the sink - sleep is important to me :rolleyes: )

 

Glad I took a pic before topping up with the dregs out of my milk jug. Oh, used two milk jugs ala Drittan but his presence wasn't anywhere to be seen :whistle:

 

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On the plus side, I've finished my LSOL and am now delving into last months #SSSSS to use that up :rolleyes:


Input: 'Terranovered’ Versalab M3 + Mahlkonig EK43 Turkish burrs + Niche

Output: KVdW Speedster + V60 + AeroPress + Syphon + Bialetti Induction Moka Pot + Bialetti Mucka Express + jar of instant for visitors..

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Oh, and whoever won the forum latté art comp this year should be banned from taking part :whistle:

 

;)


Input: 'Terranovered’ Versalab M3 + Mahlkonig EK43 Turkish burrs + Niche

Output: KVdW Speedster + V60 + AeroPress + Syphon + Bialetti Induction Moka Pot + Bialetti Mucka Express + jar of instant for visitors..

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I was toying with the idea of ‘two jugs’...

 

One was enough, it was over so quickly.

 

Sorry.


2000 - Krups Vivo + Whittard hand grinder

2010 - Gaggia Classic + Iberital MC2

2017 - ECM Mechanika IV Profi + Niche Zero

Aeropress / V60 / Puck Puck / Cafetière / Moka Pot / Ibrik (كـَنـَكـَة) / Lido E

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Fantastic! Well done EVERYONE!! Your photos have been saved ready to upload into the polls after the final session on Tuesday.

 

Big round of applause to you ALL :) :)


2019 L-R with hand turned Thuya burr handles and toggles / Monolith Titan Flat & Conical, MAX Flat on order  / HG-1 / Kalita wave / Stag kettle / OCD / Joey Skateboard Handle Pullman Big Step & matching stirrer / Wenge Handle Lev Tamp / Push Tamper / Puqpress / 15g & 18g vst / IMS 35μM / LDT / Barista Gear Titanium 12oz pitchers / LW Bean Cellars & Caddy / Decent thermometer / Acme Evo 150ml cups / Espazzola / Hottop / embroidered by me bar towels / in the cellars: Steampunk, North Star, Foundry, The Barn, HasBean, Coffee Compass / part-time LSOL participant / 6 gorgeous guineas / a dog / a very lovely husband 

 

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Thanks M for hosting


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