[Homeroast] WSJ.com - The Hot Blonde in the Coffee Shop: A Lighter Roast

Brian Kamnetz bkamnetz at gmail.com
Fri Feb 3 16:37:31 CST 2012


"Oak sap and aspirin"? That reminds me of the review of coffee from
Finca West Oakland:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3kvpwYw6u0U

Brian

On Fri, Feb 3, 2012 at 1:24 PM, Edward Bourgeois <edbourgeois at gmail.com> wrote:
> I had never had a cup of *bucks coffee,  but went to their free
> tasting for their new blonde a couple weeks ago. The had 3 small
> thermoses one with the blonde, one next darker and I guess their
> darkest. I poured a tiny sample cup of each to try. Took a taste of
> the blonde first, nothing, the second "nothing with noticeable roast
> tastes, 3rd nothing with more noticeable roast taste. what remained
> was an aftertaste of oak sap and aspirin. I don't know what
> proportions they use to brew but for my first *bucks coffees ever it
> really surprised me how bland they were. Boring beans. No wonder their
> lemmings go bold. An added experience happened yesterday when visiting
> the Umass campus. A coffee stand in the campus center had a airpot
> with a yirg "city" roast sign on it. I never got to see the beans but
> in my book it was fc+at best, and stale .
>
> On Fri, Feb 3, 2012 at 1:54 PM, Andy Thomas <adt0611 at yahoo.com> wrote:
>> Soon the big companies will be competing, and under-roasted coffee will be the rage. Be sure to duck when the pendulum swings back.
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>> Methinks they're getting the message. Good article.
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