[Homeroast] Coffee storage

Edward Bourgeois edbourgeois at gmail.com
Sun May 15 20:26:26 CDT 2011


I think I've heard you need to keep the oxygen below 5% of the volume

On Sun, May 15, 2011 at 9:15 PM, Bob Hazen <peatmonster at comcast.net> wrote:
> Wish I could take credit for the idea, but it wasn't mine.  I'm interested
> in giving it a try.  No oil on >my< beans, however!  :-)
>
> Bob
>
>> Sounds like a great idea Bob. Great roast training tool too. Any oil on
>> the
>> beans would prevent the beans from pouring out of the bottle. I got to
>> give
>> this a try.
>> Joe
>>
>> On Sun, May 15, 2011 at 2:36 PM, Bob Hazen <peatmonster at comcast.net>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> Now that's an interesting idea.  I use a Vacu-vin for wine.  I'll have to
>>> give it a go on coffee beans.  Seems to me it will remove the oxygen
>>> around
>>> the beans and replace it with carbon dioxide from outgassing.  The
>>> stopper
>>> would then get loose.  I'm thinking it fits well enough, though, that the
>>> trickle of CO2 around the stopper might keep the O2 out.
>>>
>>> Bob
>>>
>>>
>>> ----- Original Message ----- From: <Tomenid at aol.com>
>>> To: <homeroast at lists.sweetmariascoffee.com>
>>> Sent: Sunday, May 15, 2011 10:42 AM
>>> Subject: [Homeroast] Coffee storage
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>  Has anyone ever tried putting the beans in a white bottle and then using
>>>>
>>>> the stopper plus pump that is used to pump the air out of the bottle? It
>>>> works  great to keep wine and I suspect it would work just as well for
>>>> beans.
>>>> Tom
>
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Ed Bourgeois aka farmroast
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