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mrfett wrote:I'm sure that as with most things coffee, the importance of doing this is subjective, but i'm curious about the intent. Is the point just to make the coffee stronger, or do people do this with pods to extract better flavor? I'm asking because the Aloha pods are so expensive I'm being a little paranoid about brewing them wrong, especially since I'm using the Keurig/Pod Holster combo and don't have much experience with it. Many thanks for easing my paranoia
Essensia wrote:Whenever I've tried to prewet using the Pod Holster, it results in some grounds being blown up and out through the hole after I put the handle back down. It makes a mess of the basket area.
My working theory is that prewetting works fine with a K-cup because the pierced foil remains snug against the needle when I put the handle back down. But with the Pod Holster, the hole is larger and pod fabric/paper does not retain its snug fit against the needle when the handle is raised and then lowered.
Then again, I might just be incompetent. I have a B40, old needle style, in case that makes a difference.
sweaner wrote:NOTE: This will not work with the B70, and likely will not work with the Breville.
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