[Homeroast] Roast goes stale fast
lynnebiz at gmail.com
Tue Jun 29 07:49:54 CDT 2010
I agree with Chris. In addition to the idea that the volatiles might be
escaping, I would be
concerned with just the idea that it's plastic - I remember my ex-boyfriend
his favorite imported olive oil started using plastic for their bottles, and
that was the beginning
of the end for them. Olive oil can get ruined in plastic - might be the same
Be sure to let us know how it turns out when you try the glass jars. That's
all I use, but I
don't do espresso (and I haven't even been homeroasting lately, partly
because of the heat,
partly due to my usual tight finances).
I remember someone did a little experiment way back when I first joined
SM's. Forgot who
it was - but he put some of his homeroast in mason jars, and some in an open
bowl. I remember
that he said the open bowl fared better, but I never was able to be brave
enough to try that!
On Tue, Jun 29, 2010 at 6:38 AM, michael kaericher <mike_kae at yahoo.com>wrote:
> Sounds like a reasonable test. I'll give it a shot with the roast I do
> this weekend.
> Thanks Chris!
> -Mike K
>> The roast process looks ok. Have you tried storing your roasted beans in
>> canning jars? I'm just wondering if your loosing all your volatiles out
>> the yogurt container. You could split the next batch to compare the
>> On Mon, Jun 28, 2010 at 7:25 PM, michael kaericher <mike_kae at yahoo.com
>> Does it suggest that I am doing something wrong if my roasts go stale in
>>> ~10 days?
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