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Session 4: 2pm Tuesday December 11th Christmas Pour-Down 2018

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Session 4: 2pm Tuesday December 11th

 

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.


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just to clarify... am I supposed to do a specific magic word just for @MildredM or for all contestants?

 

not that it would make a difference in my selection... or maybe it would?! ...but I'm merely asking to avoid any more confusion

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just to clarify... am I supposed to do a specific magic word just for @MildredM or for all contestants?

 

not that it would make a difference in my selection... or maybe it would?! ...but I'm merely asking to avoid any more confusion

 

Just checking the rules! A word just for me, please ;) I’ve got THE magic word lined up for the masses :) :)


2019 L-R with hand turned Thuya burr handles and toggles / 1998 La Pavoni / 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 / 6 gorgeous guineas / a dog / a very lovely husband 

 

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Getting lined up.....

 

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2019 L-R with hand turned Thuya burr handles and toggles / 1998 La Pavoni / 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 / 6 gorgeous guineas / a dog / a very lovely husband 

 

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Getting lined up.....

 

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Boiling some milk?

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hi

 

Hi :)

 

I did offer a session for the pros . . . Let me know if you want to go ahead (this week, preferably). I reckon @Rakesh would be in ;)


2019 L-R with hand turned Thuya burr handles and toggles / 1998 La Pavoni / 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 / 6 gorgeous guineas / a dog / a very lovely husband 

 

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Hi :)

 

I did offer a session for the pros . . . Let me know if you want to go ahead (this week, preferably). I reckon @Rakesh would be in ;)

 

haha nah, I'm all good. Just thought I'd throw some nerves into the ring!


'it's all about the microbubbubbles'

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haha nah, I'm all good. Just thought I'd throw some nerves into the ring!

 

It’s a wonder you can’t hear my heart thumping :) :) :)


2019 L-R with hand turned Thuya burr handles and toggles / 1998 La Pavoni / 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 / 6 gorgeous guineas / a dog / a very lovely husband 

 

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It’s not helping that my marmalade will be ready between 2.15-3pm

 

If it turns out ok I will throw a jar into the prize bag - the kilo of Foundry beans for the winner, 4 x 250g of Bella Barista beans for 2,3,4,5 places, and a jar of marmalade for 6th. Let’s hope @Snakehips takes part and comes 6the then that’s his Christmas present taken care of!


2019 L-R with hand turned Thuya burr handles and toggles / 1998 La Pavoni / 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 / 6 gorgeous guineas / a dog / a very lovely husband 

 

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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 / 1998 La Pavoni / 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 / 6 gorgeous guineas / a dog / a very lovely husband 

 

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... and @MildredM here's your personal Magic Word!

 

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Make sure to.... you know the drill

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LOLOLOLOLOLOL Brilliant!!!!!!!!!!!


2019 L-R with hand turned Thuya burr handles and toggles / 1998 La Pavoni / 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 / 6 gorgeous guineas / a dog / a very lovely husband 

 

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I didn’t know it would be like THIs. . . I have run out of cups now and my marmalade is 10 minutes off being done, flipping My Hermes came knocking at the door . . . And I’ve gone all hot and bothered . . . .


2019 L-R with hand turned Thuya burr handles and toggles / 1998 La Pavoni / 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 / 6 gorgeous guineas / a dog / a very lovely husband 

 

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Aight, I'll post mine in the meantime

 

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Nothing special, but has a name and magic word on it.

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I didn’t know it would be like THIs. . . I have run out of cups now and my marmalade is 10 minutes off being done, flipping My Hermes came knocking at the door . . . And I’ve gone all hot and bothered . . . .
Put your blindfold on and all will be calm once more

It doesn't matter how you get there it's only the end result that matters

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I’m done (done in). Going to post it as I can’t take any more.... my brain is totally muddled up . . .

 

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2019 L-R with hand turned Thuya burr handles and toggles / 1998 La Pavoni / 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 / 6 gorgeous guineas / a dog / a very lovely husband 

 

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Put your blindfold on and all will be calm once more

 

It made doing a blindfolded pour easy!!!!!!


2019 L-R with hand turned Thuya burr handles and toggles / 1998 La Pavoni / 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 / 6 gorgeous guineas / a dog / a very lovely husband 

 

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A quick attempt at work. I'm not that happy with it. I guess it's a bit like writing your signature; when you think about it, it goes to pot!

 

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Not a snowball’s chance with this..

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Londinium - R, Monolith MC3, Two Jugs, One TempTag, Nine Assorted And Much Sought After MildredM Bar Towels

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Great snowball!


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Work: Sage Dual Boiler & Niche Zero

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Fantastic ! Well done everyone :)

 

I will set the polls up tonight - 2 x 7 I think :)

 

Thanks for taking part (and for the record, I am NEVER EVER doing that ever again)!


2019 L-R with hand turned Thuya burr handles and toggles / 1998 La Pavoni / 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 / 6 gorgeous guineas / a dog / a very lovely husband 

 

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Thanks for taking part (and for the record, I am NEVER EVER doing that ever again)!

 

I still don’t know how you did it


Pre-millennium La Pavoni, Sage Duo Temp Pro, Niche Zero

Aergrind + Aeropress for travelling

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Pouring or running the show?


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

 

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Pouring or running the show?

 

Both!

 

Edit: I also just realised you were talking to Mildred..


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