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

Kevin Ford kmford at gmail.com
Tue Dec 29 22:31:39 CST 2009


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I put in around 67 - 70 grams for the Yama 8 cup (~1250ml h20 at 7.25
g / 150 ml = ~60 g). Makes it nice and strong. And I stir a few times;
not that there is anything wrong with that.

http://www.sweetmarias.com/brewinstr/brewing.inst.yama.html

Peace.

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On Tue, Dec 29, 2009 at 7:46 PM, Barry Luterman <lutermanb at gmail.com> wrote:
> Here comes an old discussion. It's going to come down to a matter of taste.
> I roast light and use 25 gr of beans and Hawaiian water. Most people contend
> it is not enough coffee. However, every list member who has had coffee at my
> home has said my coffee is great. Perhaps when I move to the mainland my
> formulation will change. But given the above stated variables any more than
> 25 gr of coffee results in a bitter overly strong brew.For those who
> disagree if you can make it to Hawaii before the end of June you are welcome
> to come to my home and sample my Vac-pot brew for yourselves.
>
> On Tue, Dec 29, 2009 at 2:32 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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