[Homeroast] Strawberry jam on buttered cinnamon toast or

Starfinder Stanley coffee at starf.org
Wed Jun 25 16:42:07 CDT 2014

Fair enough....  I'm generally a light roast man myself, but my main bean
for the past year or so has been a lotof PNG sigri that requires a
surprisingly dark roast to hit its sweet spot, much darker than my typical
preference (and past lots of Sigri in general).  I discovered that what I
thought was a mediocre lot had hidden dimension by accidentally
overroasting a batch, and I think I've just gotten used to slowly cruising
up to second crack without penalty.  I don't roast many ethiopians, but the
descriptions of the aricha were intriguing....  Learning curve engaged.
 I'll back 'er up a bit and see what evolves.  Thanks!

On Wed, Jun 25, 2014 at 1:26 PM, miKe mcKoffee <mckona at comcast.net> wrote:

> Good G*D man Aricha blasphemy to start of 2nd! (In my world 2nd blasphemy
> most beans eclipsing varietal character) I said buttered cinnamon toast not
> burnt toast! And I'm not some ubber light everything must be light
> extremist like a few well known prominent roasters I shall not same.
> I'm bean mass temp at drop about 20f BEFORE earliest outlier 2nd... And
> truthfully I will never exactly know how much before 2nd with Aricha
> because even though I'll be roasting over half a ton of it NONE of it will
> ever come remotely close to 2nd.
> Keep it LIGHT with a good minimum 2:30 start of 1st to EOR and see
> whachaget.
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>> ​<grin> yes, but you see, you'd trimmed off the earlier post, and I didn't
> see it!  I took my first batch on the aricha to the start of second crack,
> gave more musty dried fruit flavors (quite pronounced, I even startled my
> wife with it as a cappuccino when she was expecting a PNG Sigri).  Less
> intense after a few days' rest.  I'll try the next batch lighter in pursuit
> of those strawberries and pineapples....  Maybe try it as a cold-brew this
> weekend.  Anybody done that?
> I'm enjoying the organic uganda at the moment....
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