[Homeroast] Espresso blending?

silas coelho silascoelho1 at gmail.com
Sat Sep 18 22:49:35 CDT 2010


Derek

thanks a lot for the files, very usefull, indeed.


Grato/Regards
Silas

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2010/9/18 Sergio Kusevitzky <sergio_kuse at yahoo.com>

> Thanks Derek.
> Indeed, IMHO there is no reason to blend more than 3-4 coffee types in a
> single
> blend.
> The statistics of this article shows that it is hard to get consistency
> when
> getting into the lower percentages.
> My preferred blends include a basis (Brazil) a good body strong contributor
> (i.e. Java) and then something special (each one gives a different
> coffee!)...
> El Salvador, Ethiopia, Uganda, Bali, Tanzania, Costa Rica, Indian Malabar,
> etc...
> Sometimes I add a top notch  robusta or Yemen to create some intriguing
> taste.
> Regards
> Sergio
>
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> Subject: Re: [Homeroast] Espresso blending?
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> To follow up on Sergio's comment, this is an interesting article from Roast
> magazine from Jan/Feb 2008 on statistical variations in coffee blends.  Jim
> Schulman has a table in it showing a spread of shot-to-shot variation for
> blends at different doses.  I have them in PDF format (the article
> reprints,
> not the entire issue), but I can't remember where I got them.  If anyone
> would like them, send me an email and I'll email them to you.
>
> --Derek
>
> On Thu, Sep 16, 2010 at 11:12 AM, Sergio Kusevitzky
> <sergio_kuse at yahoo.com>wrote:
>
> >        * There is no reason to start with 5 (five!) different coffees for
> > your first
> > time!. How many beans are in 7 gram??? ;) Seems a better strategy to
> start
> > with
> > 3 and then, once you master the tastes, go and add the others.
> >
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