[Homeroast] Sour coffee taste

Barry Luterman lutermanb at gmail.com
Sat Mar 26 09:22:19 CDT 2011


Seems a bit fast to me also. I am runining 9 min ti FC on a soft bean and
9.30 on a harder bean wit a finish of 13.30 to 14 30

On Sat, Mar 26, 2011 at 6:51 AM, Robert Bedwell <rlb at triad.rr.com> wrote:

> I agree with Tom.  I target temperatures at each interval beginning at at 4
> minutes at 280F, 5 min @300, 6 min@ 320, 7 at 340, 8 at 360 and 9 min at 380 which
> is close to 1C.  From start of 1C to end of roast I shoot for 4 to 5
> minutes.  WIth the target temperatures I can make adjustments earlier in the
> roast and pretty consistently achieve the total roast times that work best
> for me.
>
>
>
>
>
> On Mar 26, 2011, at 9:21 AM, Tom Ulmer wrote:
>
> > Without knowing any other details it seems to me the roast was a bit
> rushed.
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: homeroast-bounces at lists.sweetmariascoffee.com
> > [mailto:homeroast-bounces at lists.sweetmariascoffee.com] On Behalf Of Scot
> > Larson
> > Sent: Saturday, March 26, 2011 7:27 AM
> > To: homeroast at lists.sweetmariascoffee.com
> > Subject: [Homeroast] Sour coffee taste
> >
> >
> > Hi all,
> >
> > I'd like to ask for some help/advice regarding a recent roast.  I picked
> up
> > some green Mexican Chiapas from a local roaster and used it to christen
> my
> > Quest (after a few batches of Tom's Thumbs Down.)  I took the beans to FC
> -
> > 8 min to 1st, 11 to finish.  The flavor is OK, but there is a sour taste
> on
> > the finish.  Not the standard acidic bite on the front of the tongue, but
> > rather in the back.  Is this simply a question of bean quality or can
> this
> > sourness be caused by something in the roasting technique.  I brewed with
> > both French press and manual drip with the same results so I don't
> believe
> > the brewing method is the culprit.  Any ideas?
> >
> > Scot
> >
> > p.s.  Great listserv.  This group has really helped me improve my
> roasting.
> >
> > _______________________________________________
> > Homeroast mailing list
> > Homeroast at lists.sweetmariascoffee.com
> >
> http://lists.sweetmariascoffee.com/mailman/listinfo/homeroast_lists.sweetmar
> > iascoffee.com
> > Homeroast community pictures -upload yours!) :
> > http://www.sweetmariascoffee.com/gallery/main.php?g2_itemId=7820
> >
> >
> > _______________________________________________
> > Homeroast mailing list
> > Homeroast at lists.sweetmariascoffee.com
> >
> http://lists.sweetmariascoffee.com/mailman/listinfo/homeroast_lists.sweetmariascoffee.com
> > Homeroast community pictures -upload yours!) :
> http://www.sweetmariascoffee.com/gallery/main.php?g2_itemId=7820
>
>
> _______________________________________________
> Homeroast mailing list
> Homeroast at lists.sweetmariascoffee.com
>
> http://lists.sweetmariascoffee.com/mailman/listinfo/homeroast_lists.sweetmariascoffee.com
> Homeroast community pictures -upload yours!) :
> http://www.sweetmariascoffee.com/gallery/main.php?g2_itemId=7820
>


More information about the Homeroast mailing list