[Homeroast] Sumatra beans
ghollrigel at gmail.com
Thu Apr 12 19:56:54 CDT 2012
It was the Sumatro Gayo Mandheling, described as "deep brooding, bass-note
profile, low acidity, tamarind and raisin notes, undertone of dark
chocolate, moderate brightness, earthy hints." With this description, it
should be exactly what my wife prefers to drink. I was really surprised by
I roasted it with the Behmor, and got to 1st crack at 15:56 into the roast,
and stopped the roast at 20:20 (2nd crack started at 19:55). The cracks
were nice and even, not to fast, not too slow. I called it an FC+ roast.
I roasted 12 ounces of greens on a setting of 1lb, P4, C, in case you have
I hope I can hit these flavors again on the roast I do this weekend.
On Thu, Apr 12, 2012 at 4:02 PM, Frank Parth <frank at fparth.com> wrote:
> On a side note, I am pleased to report that last week I roasted some of
>> current Sumatra Tom is offering (the beans look kind of worked), and 2
>> after the roast, it smelled and tasted of blueberries (super sweet and
>> fruity). I've never experienced this before with Indonesian coffees,
>> African. It was a great surprise!
> Which Sumatra was that? There are three currently listed but none describe
> any blueberry aroma.
> My very first order from Tom years ago was a Harrar Horse. I got lucky
> (since I didn't know what I was doing back then.Still don't for that
> matter) and nailed the roast. The most intense blueberry aroma I've ever
> smelled from a coffee bean.
> Frank Parth
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