[Homeroast] Part of the Home Roaster Club

Steve Sakoman sakoman at gmail.com
Wed May 12 00:31:05 CDT 2010


On Tue, May 11, 2010 at 5:03 PM,  <raymanowen at gmail.com> wrote:
> "...attract a swarm of bees to me while roasting outside."
>
> I understand that beekeepers send the hive bees Away by waving a smoke bomb-
> kind of like the Pope with a censer- when they want to work the hive/
> extract honeycomb. Maybe you attract discriminating bees. What a concept!

As a beekeeper and home coffee roaster I can confirm that honey bees
are drawn to the smell of roasting coffee.

I roast outdoors and invariably notice several of the girls buzzing
around the Hottop.

Steve



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