[Homeroast] Roasted Coffee Storage
theotherjo at gmail.com
Sat May 14 16:08:01 CDT 2011
Good idea with the plastic, these containers can stretch some. Venting off
is ok with one way valves like the spendy foil bags we sell in our shop but
if the plastic or glass jars don't explode then why worry. ( this discussion
is bringing back memories of my uncles home brew bottles exploding. ) Some
say the venting has to do with development / aging / or staling. Which
happens faster or anyway when you open the jar.
But until you do open the jar or break the seal, the "wrapper of Co2" does
seriously delay deterioration by oxidation.
On Sat, May 14, 2011 at 10:37 AM, Terry Stockdale
<terry at terrystockdale.com>wrote:
> I use mason jars - actually I use the glass jars that mayonnaise used to
> come in - with plastic mason jar lids. I don't leave the top loose or
> create a one-way valve, though.
> Terry Stockdale
> On 5/13/2011 5:36 PM, David H.G. Hipwell wrote:
>> 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!!!!
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