[Homeroast] Nerves roasting $18/lb coffee! And resulting roast questions....

g paris p pchforever at gmail.com
Tue Aug 16 20:29:29 CDT 2011


this is a joke right?

ginny

please!!!

On Mon, Aug 15, 2011 at 6:24 AM, Bryan Wray
<bwray_thatcoffeeguy at yahoo.com>wrote:

> The more expensive a bean is the more audible the cracks.  You should try
> roasting Esmeralda.  You need earplugs.  :)
>
> -bry
> Bryan Wray
>
> --- On Sun, 8/14/11, Edward Bourgeois <edbourgeois at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> From: Edward Bourgeois <edbourgeois at gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: [Homeroast] Nerves roasting $18/lb coffee! And resulting roast
> questions....
> To: "A list to discuss home coffee roasting. There are rules for this list,
> available at http://www.sweetmarias.com/maillistinfo.html" <
> homeroast at lists.sweetmariascoffee.com>
> Date: Sunday, August 14, 2011, 1:43 PM
>
> No experience with a Gene, but some guesses, if the 1st cracks were
> more powerful and fast it was most likely the beans were taking on
> high heat rapidly. The heat transfer in a harder bean is faster so
> they might have made the fast ramp without damage. You might lose some
> flavor development due to the fast finish from the start of 1st to
> dump. Also, beans from a really strong 1st crack seem to age quicker
> due to more expansion/fractures.
>
> On Fri, Aug 12, 2011 at 3:41 PM, Ken Knott <esprcorn at hotmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > So I decided to take the plunge and see just what an $18/lb coffee must
> taste like...  I bought a lb of the Guatemala Acatenango Gesha.
> >
> > I use a Gene Cafe roaster and the following profile.  The times listed a
> total time...  And the temps are roaster not bean temps...
> >
> > 0-5 min 300
> > 5-9 min 452
> > 9-11 min 462
> > 11- First Crack 482
> > First Crack to finish - 462
> >
> > Now with the Gene Cafe your taking some time to reach those temps..  It
> might take until 9 min to get to 462.. 11 to get to 482, etc...
> >
> > The first 5 min are basically equilibrating the beans..
> >
> > This Roast Profile is one that I have been using for years and was
> developed by someone much more knowledgeable on the message board and I'm
> just duplicating it...
> >
> > Anywhooo....  Here's comes the nervous part....
> >
> > Between my previous roast and the Gesha I forgot to reset the temp to 300
> and instead started it at 462...  So the ramp was faster than usual...  I
> just adjusted by changing the temps when it reached the end point rather
> than at specific time points.
> >
> > So, here's my question...
> >
> > When I reached first crack this time it was much louder (and a minute or
> two faster than usual), vibrant and longer lasting than when I do the
> typical profile I listed above.  IS that the result of the faster
> temperature ramp?  Or the beans?  Or ???
> > What will be the result?  And is a bright, loud first crack lasting about
> a minute what I'm really supposed to be going for?
> >
> > Anyway, I'm going to give it a few days to rest and I'll let you know how
> it tastes!
> >
> > Javaslinger
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > _______________________________________________
> > Homeroast mailing list
> > Homeroast at lists.sweetmariascoffee.com
> >
> http://lists.sweetmariascoffee.com/mailman/listinfo/homeroast_lists.sweetmariascoffee.com
> > Homeroast community pictures -upload yours!) :
> http://www.sweetmariascoffee.com/gallery/main.php?g2_itemId=7820
> >
>
>
>
> --
> Ed Bourgeois aka farmroast
> Amherst MA.
> http://coffee-roasting.blogspot.com/
>
> _______________________________________________
> Homeroast mailing list
> Homeroast at lists.sweetmariascoffee.com
>
> http://lists.sweetmariascoffee.com/mailman/listinfo/homeroast_lists.sweetmariascoffee.com
> Homeroast community pictures -upload yours!) :
> http://www.sweetmariascoffee.com/gallery/main.php?g2_itemId=7820
> _______________________________________________
> Homeroast mailing list
> Homeroast at lists.sweetmariascoffee.com
>
> http://lists.sweetmariascoffee.com/mailman/listinfo/homeroast_lists.sweetmariascoffee.com
> Homeroast community pictures -upload yours!) :
> http://www.sweetmariascoffee.com/gallery/main.php?g2_itemId=7820
>


More information about the Homeroast mailing list