[Homeroast] Help.

Robert Yoder robotyonder at hotmail.com
Thu Mar 15 17:17:25 CDT 2012


I liked "Floggers" better! Happy Roasting, robert yoder
 > From: pecanjim at bellsouth.net
> Date: Thu, 15 Mar 2012 17:03:00 -0500
> To: homeroast at lists.sweetmariascoffee.com
> Subject: Re: [Homeroast] Help.
> 
> When shown the Folgers, I said, "I'm bringing the coffee".  This is just what the consumer is used to.
> 
>     pecan jim 
>      
> 
> On Mar 15, 2012, at 11:23 AM, Michael Baladi wrote:
> 
> > Being a coffee snob I don't think I could bring myself to brew Foldgers on a perc........ No..... I don't think I could do it.....
> > 
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> > From: homeroast-bounces at lists.sweetmariascoffee.com [homeroast-bounces at lists.sweetmariascoffee.com] On Behalf Of Starfinder Stanley [coffee at starf.org]
> > Sent: Thursday, March 15, 2012 11:17 AM
> > To: homeroast at lists.sweetmariascoffee.com
> > Subject: Re: [Homeroast] Help.
> > 
> > Or, rather than making everyone suffer through "water dressed in
> > brown" masquerading as coffee for the sake of the one person who
> > doesn't like the flavor of coffee (or perhaps the flavor of rancid,
> > overroasted stale beans), you should make it proper strength, make an
> > explanatory sign, and provide an accompanying pot of hot water for
> > people so inclined to use to dilute the coffee to their preferred
> > potency.  Then everyone can have a chance to enjoy the coffee.
> > 
> > On Thu, Mar 15, 2012 at 7:51 AM, Frank Parth <fparth at mac.com> wrote:
> >>> My wife volunteered me to make coffee at church on Sunday mornings.  Last
> >>> night I looked at the brewing equipment and I find myself in need of some
> >>> help in figuring out how to make a decent coffee with this.  The machine is
> >>> a sixty cup stainless percolator with the glass tube in front to show how
> >>> much is in it.  While I have brewed several ways, this one is new to me.  As
> >>> I was looking at it one of the women who volunteers in the kitchen told me
> >>> that making half a pot was enough and pointed to the two pound container of
> >>> Floggers in the cabinet below. She went on to say that making half a pot was
> >>> enough and that making it with more than one cup of ground coffee made it
> >>> too strong for her. I have not had a chance to give the machine a try and
> >>> lost sleep last night trying to figure out how to tackle it.  I have several
> >>> non-espresso greens to use and I plan to cycle through them with a label
> >>> posting the name of the coffee and SweetMaria's URL on the pot so I don't
> >>> need help selecting  the coffee but Ireally suspect the machine controlled
> >>> brewing process will ruin the coffee.  I have a thermometer that I can useto
> >>> measure the water's temperature and I am willing to pour hot water at a
> >>> reasonable temperature to avoid hitting thecoffee with water that is too
> >>> hot, elevation is a little under 300 feet so our boiling point is right at
> >>> 212.
> >>> 
> >>> 
> >>> Any suggestions will be considered and appreciated.
> >>> 
> >> 
> >> Jim,
> >> My experience is that a perc won't make good coffee no matter what kind of
> >> coffee you put into it (others' experience may vary).
> >> 
> >> Since you've already gotten feedback to make weak coffee, my suggestion is
> >> don't waste good beans on it, but buy a couple pounds of commercially
> >> roasted beans.  They won't know the difference.
> >> 
> >> Just my thoughts.
> >> 
> >> Frank Parth
> >> 
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