[Homeroast] Costa Rica RIP 2009

Tom & Maria - Sweet Maria's Coffee sweetmarias at sweetmarias.com
Mon Jun 21 17:23:18 CDT 2010


Well, in the '09 RIP coffee from Brumas, it was a mix of processes. 
All coffee was in parchment, but some had a heavier layer of dried 
fruoit on the parchment and some had a washed type parchment with no 
fruit.

>Tom,
>I have never quite understood this. When we see this difference after
>roasting is it because there is a mix of the two processes we buy from you?
>Some with the parchment layer and some beans the true pulped natural
>process?
>Joe
>
>On Mon, Jun 21, 2010 at 12:04 PM, Tom & Maria - Sweet Maria's Coffee <
>sweetmarias at sweetmarias.com> wrote:
>
>>  It depends how much of the fruit was left on the outside of the parchment
>>  layer - darker roast appearance = more fruit = a true pulped natural
>>  process. Tan bean = less fruit = more of a true wet process. It's sorta a
>>  melange of processes. basically. RIP was fun but I decided to not do it this
>>  year... Tom
>>
>>  I roasted a pound of Costa Rica R.I.P 2009 this morning. I noticed
>>>  that some beans got dark, and others stayed tan.  I roasted it well
>>>  past first crack, and some of the beans are VERY dark while many
>>>  others remained light tan.
>>>
>>>  Should I separate the tan beans and roast them further, or separate
>>>  and throw them away, or just grind and brew them with the dark beans?
>>>
>>>  Thanks for any help.
>>>
>>>  Brian
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