[Homeroast] true homeroasting and repeatability

Jim Gundlach pecanjim at bellsouth.net
Tue Jun 7 13:59:28 CDT 2011

Ah, how rules get misapplied.  Repetition in the identity of your sex partner is a very good thing but variety in the sex behaviors help to keep it a good thing.  Repetition in that you drink coffee is also a very good thing but variety in the good flavors  - -  you got it.
     pecan jim 
On Jun 7, 2011, at 12:22 PM, sci wrote:

> I know many on this list deem repeatability as the holy grail of roasting. I
> think a commercial roaster must pursue repeatability because commercialism
> requires it, consumers require it. Livelihood depends on it.
> However, it is elusive, as R.O. points out. Folgers gets repeatability by
> hyper blending.  Further, it is nigh impossible for the homeroaster that has
> an assortment of 1 or 2 lb bags of green coffee and anything less than a HT
> or QM3. Buy a 20lb bag, and maybe you can start nailing a roast and
> consistently repeating it. Personally, I'm not overly concerned about
> variations in roasts. Each will have his own parameters of acceptable
> variations.
> Just my 2 cents worth,
> Ivan
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> "...what do you recommend as far as numbers go for particular beans?"
> Given that you can't taste numbers- at least, I can't- Go for the Gusto in
> the cup. If that needs to be identical from roast-to-roast, bet me you can't
> duplicate it from one lot to another.
> Maybe I'm in the rong damn pew... Foulgers sells Same. (Rhymes with Lame)
> Maybe they have your number?  -ro
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