[Homeroast] Measured weight of whole beans to roast in Yama VP 8 cup

John Mac johnt.mac at gmail.com
Tue Dec 29 22:34:07 CST 2009

I follow Tom's guide, 7.25g per 150ml, which works out to 55.6 grams for
1150ml of water in the 8 cup Yama VP.
I wish I could brew good tasting coffee with only 25g of beans. My coffee
would go twice as far ;-)
Let us know what ratio works for you and your tastes.


John in Nor Cal

On Tue, Dec 29, 2009 at 4:32 PM, John and Emma <jehorchik at gmail.com> wrote:

> I now would like to adjust the brewing in my Yama 8 cup VP by measuring the
> weight of the beans before I grind. What suggestions do you all have
> regarding measured weight before grinding for a perfect brewed pot.
> Being a scientist myself (biologist) I never want to change more than one
> variable at a time. I've worked with grind level, steep time in the upper
> pot before removing from heat, pre-boiled and non pre-boiled water etc. It
> is time for me to work on perfecting the weight of my beans for a great
> cup.
> Thanks everyone.
> John H.
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