[Homeroast] Costa Rican City roast

Joseph Robertson theotherjo at gmail.com
Thu Feb 25 21:55:44 CST 2010


Tom,
I'm not sure who started this thread. But now that your coming into it I
will watch very closely.
Thank you,
JoeR

On Thu, Feb 25, 2010 at 7:50 PM, Tom & Maria - Sweet Maria's Coffee <
sweetmarias at sweetmarias.com> wrote:

> Which particular coffee was it? Also, remember that ambient temperature and
> humidity can effect those drum roasts a lot. maybe the characteristics of
> the finish were affected by these factors (?) -Tom
>
>
>  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
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