[Homeroast] Are there coffees that make good espresso with little rest?

Joseph Robertson theotherjo at gmail.com
Fri Oct 15 21:11:31 CDT 2010


Bry,
with a little practice at this your reply's could be put to prose. Love it.
Joe

On Fri, Oct 15, 2010 at 8:44 AM, Bryan Wray
<bwray_thatcoffeeguy at yahoo.com>wrote:

> Nope, not really, lol.
> Depends on what you're into, but for the most part it's pointless to pull
> it before 4 days rest.  It shouldn't be "bad" before then, but it's just
> going to be a tiny sliver of what you could have if you actually let it go
> out 7-12 days like it should.
> Darker roasts are going to do better at less rest because you are breaking
> down the cell walls further and allowing them to deteriorate at an
> accelerated pace, but even then, before 3 days is kind of a shame.
> Draw a "roast more" line on your storage containers.  If you drop below the
> line, roast more.  Or roast enough for 2 weeks tomorrow and roast on
> (example) Saturdays from now on going forward, roasting enough for a full
> week every time.
> It's great to roast your own, save a little money and have a new hobby, but
> you do still have to structure and plan ahead to get the most out of it.
>  Otherwise everything just kind of tastes like sharp, effervescent lemon
> grass and plain ole "brown."
> -bry
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> --- On Fri, 10/15/10, slinkster <slinkster at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> From: slinkster <slinkster at gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: [Homeroast] Are there coffees that make good espresso with
> little rest?
> To: "A list to discuss home coffee roasting. There are rules for this list,
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> Date: Friday, October 15, 2010, 8:15 AM
>
>  I'm drinking Espresso Monkey right now on two days of rest.  It's pretty
> fine!
> > I admit it; I am am a poor planner.  I often find myself in a situation
> where I have about 1-2 days worth of espresso beans left.  Waiting a week
> before having another latte is not an option.  I would like to be able to
> roast something that will still be great with 1-2 days of rest while I let
> my main espresso beans rest longer.
>
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