[Homeroast] Friday Morning Cup

Barry Luterman lutermanb at gmail.com
Fri Jul 23 11:12:59 CDT 2010


I used to make 1/2 pots of coffee. I also discovered over the years
that a full pot of coffee comes out much better than half a pot. Now I
usually make a full pot and throw out the left overs.

On Fri, Jul 23, 2010 at 8:53 AM, Mark Jones <mpj100 at comcast.net> wrote:I also
> Which Panama did you have if you don't mind me asking? Also, what was your profile on the Behmor?
>
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> This morning, I made a full Chemex pot (yield 1075 ml coffee using 78 g
> grounds) from the last of my Guatemala Oriente Dry Process beans that I
> roasted last night. I'm really enjoying the Chemex, especially with making
> a full pot, which I normally don't do since it's just the Wife and I, but my
> folks drove up with our kids so now I can make full pots. I used almost the
> last of my Panama roast last night in a full Chemex pot (have a small stash
> here at work) and it tasted much better in a full pot then it had
> previously. I think it's a longer extraction... I'm loosening up the grind
> to try and get the Chemex to draw down in 5:30 for a full pot like I have my
> half pot (600 ml) dialed in, but I'm not there yet. Gives a fuller
> extraction and more flavor. I got a BRIX of 1.32% and a percent extraction
> of 18.16 and the dosage worked out to be a little high at 73 grams per liter
> on the Oriente this morning. I used 1326 ml of water in the extraction.
> The aroma of the beans prior to grinding when I opened the mason jar was
> amazing, really set the stage for a good coffee experience, and the aroma
> did not disappoint.
>
> I posted details including some pictures of the roast on Home-Barista here:
> *http://preview.tinyurl.com/39byjgn *and this was an unusual roast that
> broke all my rules for the Behmor, roasting just over a pound of coffee
> (didn't want to save out just a few ounces since with my folks here we'll be
> drinking lots of coffee), beans still cool out of the fridge, first crack at
> 20 minutes, but it looks like the beans came out ok.
>
> Since I didn't have any good coffee yesterday until last night when I came
> home and brewed the Panama, it was nice to start the day with a good cup.
>
> -Chris
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