[Homeroast] Roasted Coffee Storage

Terry McVay (rr) tmcvay at hawaii.rr.com
Sat May 14 12:15:42 CDT 2011


Welcome David!
Several years ago someone suggested taking the one-way valves from the foil
coffee bags that Tom offers before you throw them away, punch a hole in 
the lid piece of the mason jar and epoxy the valve on it. Great recycling
idea and an inexpensive solution as well...
Terry/Kona

> -----Original Message-----
> From: homeroast-bounces at lists.sweetmariascoffee.com [mailto:homeroast-
> bounces at lists.sweetmariascoffee.com] On Behalf Of David H.G. Hipwell
> Sent: Friday, May 13, 2011 12:37 PM
> To: homeroast at lists.sweetmariascoffee.com
> Subject: [Homeroast] Roasted Coffee Storage
> 
> 
> Hey all.
> 
> I recently started roasting green coffee with a Hottop KN-8828P-2.  For
> my 1st & 2nd tries, the results are quite drinkable - very satisfying,
> with no flames or smoke alarms!!!!
> 
> I've got a glass storage container with a screw top that I've been
> using to store my coffee (always being sure that the top is loose to
> accomodate the CO2).
> 
> I'd like to use Mason Jars (you know, the ones for pickels and jams)
> for storing coffee, but I'm at a loss about how to create a one-way
> valve through the top.
> 
> Any suggestions would be great!!!!
> 
> Thanks.
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