[Homeroast] true homeroasting and repeatability

Danny Gutierrez danny at engagecoffee.com
Wed Jun 8 20:37:00 CDT 2011


Well stated Ivan. Not only does each roast differ, but each brewed cup as
well. Love that cup in front of you!

xoxo

On Tue, Jun 7, 2011 at 11:59 AM, Jim Gundlach <pecanjim at bellsouth.net>wrote:

> 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
> >
> > ======================
> > Date: Tue, 7 Jun 2011 03:22:19 -0600
> > From: raymanowen at gmail.com
> > To: "A list to discuss home coffee roasting. There are rules for this
> >       list,   available at http://www.sweetmarias.com/maillistinfo.html"
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> > Subject: Re: [Homeroast] Just bought a Swissmar Alpenrost
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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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