[Homeroast] Sour coffee taste
bwray_thatcoffeeguy at yahoo.com
Sat Mar 26 17:06:34 CDT 2011
I just want to chime in to say that you do not have to season a drum. One of the biggest old wives tales around.
Almost as bad as the seasoning shot after you clean a machine...
How long did you roast after first crack?
Bryan at CompassCoffeeRoasting.com
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--- On Sat, 3/26/11, Danny Gutierrez <dannygoot at gmail.com> wrote:
From: Danny Gutierrez <dannygoot at gmail.com>
Subject: Re: [Homeroast] Sour coffee taste
To: "A list to discuss home coffee roasting. There are rules for this list, available at http://www.sweetmarias.com/maillistinfo.html" <homeroast at lists.sweetmariascoffee.com>
Date: Saturday, March 26, 2011, 8:52 AM
Also, it could be under extraction with brewing. Try different brewing
methods and longer or finer grinds.
On Sat, Mar 26, 2011 at 8:25 AM, Michael Mccandless
<mcsparky6670 at gmail.com>wrote:
> Might consider running a little rice through the grinder,
> Could be some tailings from previous roasts creeping in.
> On Sat, Mar 26, 2011 at 4:27 AM, Scot Larson <scot_larson at hotmail.com
> > Hi all,
> > I'd like to ask for some help/advice regarding a recent roast. I picked
> > some green Mexican Chiapas from a local roaster and used it to christen
> > 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
> > 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
> > 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
> > the brewing method is the culprit. Any ideas?
> > Scot
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