[Homeroast] Roast goes stale fast

Yakster yakster at gmail.com
Fri Jul 9 22:15:45 CDT 2010


I'm enjoying reading the reports.

Besides the differences in aroma, are you detecting any differences in taste
between the different methods?


On Fri, Jul 9, 2010 at 10:49 AM, michael kaericher <mike_kae at yahoo.com>wrote:

> Day 4 (glass - 7/9): The glass stored beans are still going strong -smells
> about the same as yesterday.  Plastic stored beans are definitely
> deteriorating --I am smelling the faint hint of harshness that I associate
> with stale beans.
> By the numbers my pull was bad today.  I bumped the grinder a notch finer
> in anticipation of the older beans needing a finer grind.  Instead my pull
> ran 45 seconds.  Despite that, the capp was full bodied and heavy on the
> dark chocolate, pulling back as it cooled to a more fuity flavor.
> -Mike K
> --- On Thu, 7/8/10, michael kaericher <mike_kae at yahoo.com> wrote:
> From: michael kaericher <mike_kae at yahoo.com>
> Subject: Re: [Homeroast] Roast goes stale fast
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> Date: Thursday, July 8, 2010, 12:33 PM
> Day 3 (plastic - 7/8):Both containers continue to smell good, but the aroma
> from the plastic container is less intense than that from the glass
> container.  I believe that the glass container beans actually smell better
> than yesterday, with a sensation that evokes how I feel after swallowing a
> piece of chocolate cherry cake.
> The capp was full bodied from the start.  Again, dark chocolate and fruit
> --fairly consistently so as it cooled.  It had a slight bitterness that went
> away as it cooled, however today I ran out of milk, so there was less
> dilution to the milk.

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