[Homeroast] Costa Rican City roast

Joseph Robertson theotherjo at gmail.com
Thu Feb 25 14:13:46 CST 2010


No....
rest and taste, rest then taste, way too many variables for anyone to say
there is.
JoeR

On Thu, Feb 25, 2010 at 8:55 AM, Mark Jones <mpj100 at comcast.net> wrote:

> Is there a standard rest period for roasts?
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Jim Gundlach" <pecanjim at bellsouth.net>
> To: "A list to discuss home coffee roasting. There are rules for this list,
> available at http://www.sweetmarias.com/maillistinfo.html" <
> homeroast at lists.sweetmariascoffee.com>
> Sent: Thursday, February 25, 2010 11:51:03 AM GMT -05:00 US/Canada Eastern
> Subject: Re: [Homeroast] Costa Rican City roast
>
> You might try giving lighter roasts a two day longer rest period
> between roasting and brewing than darker roasts.
> pecan
> On Feb 25, 2010, at 10:36 AM, Mark Jones wrote:
>
> > Good morning everyone:
> >
> > With the snow approaching, I'm hoping it doesn't hold up my SM
> > order. That would give me the sweats for sure knowing it'll be late.
> > I've not been a 100% thrilled with my past few roasts. I currently
> > am trying to finish up a city roast from Costa Rica. The taste is
> > somewhat on the bitter side or possibly a heavy citrus taste. My
> > palate my be out of whack with this roast. I roasted 1/2lb on P1 and
> > tried to get it close to 2:20 once I heard 1C start, but I was only
> > able to get it to 1:30 once I heard 1C thereby turning out a light
> > roast. Based on SM pictorial chart of bean roasts, I'm pretty much a
> > City or just shy of a City + roast. Would the roast cause the
> > somewhat bitter taste or is this flavor due to the bean origin? In
> > thoughts of it possibly being my brewer, I have a 2 week old Brew
> > Central by Cuisinart; its a really nice looking brewer with a black
> > brushed metal casing. I always add one extra scoop per cup of water
> > for some umph.
> >
> > Thoughts?
> >
> > Mark
> > _______________________________________________
> > Homeroast mailing list
> > Homeroast at host.sweetmariascoffee.com
> >
> http://host.sweetmariascoffee.com/mailman/listinfo/homeroast_lists.sweetmariascoffee.com
> > Homeroast community pictures -upload yours!) :
> http://www.sweetmariascoffee.com/gallery/main.php?g2_itemId=7820
>
>
> _______________________________________________
> Homeroast mailing list
> Homeroast at host.sweetmariascoffee.com
>
> http://host.sweetmariascoffee.com/mailman/listinfo/homeroast_lists.sweetmariascoffee.com
> Homeroast community pictures -upload yours!) :
> http://www.sweetmariascoffee.com/gallery/main.php?g2_itemId=7820
> _______________________________________________
> Homeroast mailing list
> Homeroast at host.sweetmariascoffee.com
>
> http://host.sweetmariascoffee.com/mailman/listinfo/homeroast_lists.sweetmariascoffee.com
> Homeroast community pictures -upload yours!) :
> http://www.sweetmariascoffee.com/gallery/main.php?g2_itemId=7820
>



-- 
Ambassador for Specialty Coffee and palate reform.


More information about the Homeroast mailing list