[Homeroast] Roasted Coffee Storage

Edward Bourgeois edbourgeois at gmail.com
Sun May 15 16:32:39 CDT 2011

One thing about valves is keeping them at the top when storing the bag
as air rises above the co2 and you want the air forced out not the co2

On Sun, May 15, 2011 at 11:40 AM, Steven Van Dyke <coffee at svandyke.com> wrote:
> I store my roasted coffee in mason jars.  I just leave the tops a little bit
> loose and keep them in the pantry.  The coffee is just fine for the 7 - 10
> days it lasts.
> At 05:36 PM 5/13/2011, you 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!!!!
>> Thanks.
> Enjoy!
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Ed Bourgeois aka farmroast
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