[Homeroast] Coffee nose training

Joseph Robertson theotherjo at gmail.com
Sun Jan 9 16:19:34 CST 2011


Tom,
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?
Thanks Tom.
Joe

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
>> wine
>> (such as spoiled cork or barnyard). This looks similar, but trains your
>> nose
>> to identify key coffee scents, not flaws.
>>
>> Anybody,  ever seen this? Tom?
>>
>> http://www.espressoparts.com/LENEZDUCAFE_36
>>
>> Ivan
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