[Homeroast] Arhg, espresso "roast"!

Edward Bourgeois edbourgeois at gmail.com
Wed Jul 7 23:21:48 CDT 2010


I've never seen it referenced like that either. Definitely needs an
edit. Unacceptable language. We've trashed that term as a level sooo
many times here. And Toms on the other side of the world?

On Wed, Jul 7, 2010 at 11:59 PM, miKe mcKoffee <mcKona at comcast.net> wrote:
> And a City/City+ (~431f) roasted Ethiopia Sidamo DP, not stretch roasted as
> might be done to "tame" for espresso, and most assuredly on the lighter side
> of roasts nowhere close to even approaching 2nd crack, still a bit crinkled
> and with chaff in the crease, just a well developed 1st, pulls marvelous SO
> shots. Currently in one of our SO grinders at the Roastery Lab/Education
> Center/Coffeehouse. Most good coffees lighter roasted "can" pull good to
> great SO shots if your shot parameters are right. And (~429f) City roasted
> Sulawesi Toarco PB also pulls great shots, in other SO grinder.
>
> ESPRESSO is NOT a roast.
>
> NOWHERE in Tom's roast pictorial guide(s) has "espresso" EVER been a roast
> reference level, never. I do believe this is the first time in 10 years I've
> been on this List and a customer of Sweet Maria's I've seen Sweet Maria's
> officially, as in on their homepage new offerings descriptors, call
> "espresso" a roast.
>
> Frankly I was shocked.
>
> miKe
>
>> -----Original Message-----
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>> [mailto:homeroast-bounces at lists.sweetmariascoffee.com] On
>> Behalf Of Edward Bourgeois
>> Sent: Wednesday, July 07, 2010 7:55 PM
>> To: A list to discuss home coffee roasting. There are rules
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>> Subject: Re: [Homeroast] Arhg, espresso "roast"!
>>
>> hmmm, Tells me what I need to know. Works at a light roast and works
>> for an so espresso roast. ;-)
>>
>> On Wed, Jul 7, 2010 at 10:30 PM, miKe mcKoffee
>> <mcKona at comcast.net> wrote:
>> > Next we have El Salvador Matalapa -Tablon El Amate, a
>> versatile coffee from
>> > light to espresso roast... On SM Home Page?!
>> >
>> > Come on guys!  It's hard enough educating the masses
>> "espresso" is a brewing
>> > method not a roast level...
>> >
>> > Slave to the Bean miKe mcKoffee
>> > www.NorwestCoffee.com
>> > URL to Rosto mods, FrankenFormer, some recipes etc:
>> > http://www.mckoffee.com/
>> >
>> > Ultimately the quest for Koffee Nirvana is a solitary path.
>> To know I must
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>> Personal enlightenment
>> > found exploring the many divergent foot steps of Those who
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