[Homeroast] Cold brewing?

Joseph Robertson theotherjo at gmail.com
Mon Jul 11 16:57:56 CDT 2011


Bry,
"doing something wrong"? You mean like not using your taste buds. Admitted,
it takes conditioning and practice. What better use of them and fun too.
Joe

On Sun, Jul 10, 2011 at 9:19 PM, Bryan, Compass Coffee <
bryan at compasscoffeeroasting.com> wrote:

> I've been commercially doing cold brew for nearly a decade and at this
> point have probably put over 300 coffees to the test.  Everyone has tasted
> different.  Everyone has tasted like a slightly tweaked version of it's hot
> brewed counterpart.  If people say there isn't a difference between a
> quality coffee and a sub-par coffee they are doing something wrong.
>
> Today I had a cold brew of Ritual's "Division" seasonal blend from BARISTA
> here in Portland.  My girlfriend described it as chocolate and plums.  She
> has never home roasted, never worked as a barista and never attended a
> formal cupping.
>
> If that doesn't scream the importance of the coffee's quality to you then I
> don't know what to tell ya.
>
>
> _______________________
> Bryan Wray
> Compass Coffee
> 360.831.1480
> Bryan at CompassCoffeeRoasting.com
>
>
> It is my hope that people realize that coffee is more than just a caffeine
> delivery service, it can be a culinary art- Chris Owens
>
>
> ________________________________
> From: Dave Smith <dizzyd at dizzyd.com>
> To: homeroast at lists.sweetmariascoffee.com
> Sent: Sunday, July 10, 2011 8:11 PM
> Subject: [Homeroast] Cold brewing?
>
> Hi all,
>
> I was contemplating attempting to cold-brew some coffee (I'm branching
> out in my old(er) age). Some of what I've read suggests that there is
> little/no difference between using store-bought and "expensive"
> coffees when using this method. Is there anyone on the list that
> regularly cold-brews their home-roasted coffee and/or has done a
> comparison with store-bought coffee?
>
> I realize there MAY be a bit of selection bias in my choice of audience...
> :)
>
> Thanks,
>
> D.
>
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Joseph Robertson
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Craft Coffee Roasting by Design
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