[Homeroast] SCAA Resource Library now open to the public

Joseph Robertson theotherjo at gmail.com
Thu May 13 19:44:18 CDT 2010


Chris,
Thanks for the heads up. I'll go online and check these out.
Joe

On Thu, May 13, 2010 at 5:33 PM, Yakster <yakster at gmail.com> wrote:

> I've been enjoying browsing the library, especially the audio files, some
> of
> which I've downloaded and listened to on my MP3 player today on a
> round-trip
> to San Francisco on family business that was sadly lacking in coffee.
>
> Like Ed, I found the "How to obtain excellence with drum roasters"
> presentation very interesting, especially with respect to cooling the roast
> to room temp within four minutes to retain the soluble sugars before they
> combine with other compounds in the coffee to loose their solubility and
> hence sweetness when put through a paper filter.  Ed started a thread on
> H-B
> with more detail here:
>
> http://www.home-barista.com/home-roasting/cooling-roast-and-sweetness-t14211.html
>
> I'm going to try dumping my beans from the Behmor after a minute in the
> cool
> cycle into my old homemade been cooler and compare the results.  An
> interesting experiment would be to compare press pot to filter coffee as
> the
> press pot (or espresso) should retain the less soluble sugars that would be
> otherwise filtered out.
>
> -Chris
>
> On Fri, May 7, 2010 at 7:42 AM, Edward Bourgeois <edbourgeois at gmail.com
> >wrote:
>
> > Just saw that the SCAA Resource Library is now open to the public. It
> > used to be for member access only. http://www.scaa.org/?page=library
> > To see the recent topics from the 2010 convention merely type 2010 in
> > the search box.
> > Ed
> >
> > --
> > Ed Bourgeois aka farmroast
> > Amherst MA.
> > http://coffee-roasting.blogspot.com/
> >
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