[Homeroast] Coffee nose training
theotherjo at gmail.com
Sun Jan 9 16:19:34 CST 2011
I see that the Le Nez du Vin is predominately for the wine industry. I
assume you mean what you said here that many of the scents are also found in
coffee and can work for both?
On Sun, Jan 9, 2011 at 1:50 PM, Tom & Maria - Sweet Maria's Coffee <
sweetmarias at sweetmarias.com> wrote:
> Yep - It's a bit controversial because some of the scents smell nothing
> like the thing they should - in fact "Chocolate" is one of the worst in the
> set. The much better set is the larger (more expensive Le Nez du Vin) but it
> has many scents that are indeed found in coffee. The main object is to learn
> to associate scents with words, so it's good practice even if they are not
> quite spot on.
> Hmmmm...how to train the nose.
>> I've seen this for wine, but never coffee. FWIW, the wine kit was much
>> simpler, but was based on training the nose to recognize known flaws in
>> (such as spoiled cork or barnyard). This looks similar, but trains your
>> to identify key coffee scents, not flaws.
>> Anybody, ever seen this? Tom?
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