[Homeroast] Thailand green coffee

Starfinder Stanley coffee at starf.org
Mon Nov 22 12:16:52 CST 2010


You'll probably have a better result if you grade the coffee a bit ---you're
likely to end up with a very uneven roast if you have a big variation in
bean size.....

On Mon, Nov 22, 2010 at 8:41 AM, Phil Palmintere
<phil.palmintere at gmail.com>wrote:

> I just came back from an eco-tour of Thailand, which was a lot of fun.  In
> a
> remote village, among other things they grow their own organic coffee (I
> saw
> both Arabica and Robusta).  One hut has a hand-turned 5 lb. drum roaster,
> roasting over a wood/charcoal fire.  They spoke no English and I spoke no
> Thai, but we were still able to "talk" about roasting.  She roasts too dark
> for my taste, and they don't seem to rest more than a day or so, but it was
> fun.
>
> I brought back a kilo of the local green coffee -- there is a large
> variation of bean size, and I can tell there are some stones as well.
>
> It should be fun to try roasting in my Gene Café as an experiment.
>
>
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