[Homeroast] Geisha on AirPopper

John Nanci john at chocolatealchemy.com
Sun Nov 9 12:14:22 CST 2014


Thanks Mike.    That's exactly why I left that loop hole in.  I was 
pulling FC out of thin air, purely as an example.   Light City then :)



At 01:18 PM 11/8/2014, you wrote:
>I've roasted a fair amount of Geisha varietal the past 15 years. Both with
>Caffe Rosto which roasts very similar to an air popper (I had complete heat
>& fan profile control) as well as CCR HotTop and full commercial drum. As
>Tom recommends City to City+ AT MOST IMO. He said "even" at FC retained
>"much" of the 'Geisha' profile. To me taking Geisha to FC would be a waste
>of great coffee.
>
>The last few years I've been roasted most Geisha a light City, actual finish
>bean temp (mass) less than 20f higher than start of 1st. Most recently
>dropping at 396f start of 1st ~380f. The HUGE key to a good light roast is
>not blasting through first. With a fluid bed roast aka air popper I'd want
>at least 2min start of 1st to end of roast. My USRC drum I go for 2:30.
>
>Slave to the Bean miKe mcKoffee
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>http://www.mckoffee.com/
>
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>To me, the best advise is to treat them like you would any other bean.  Use
>a profile you are comfortable with.  As soon as you try and tweak your
>profile (if you are not used to doing it) then your chances of failure sky
>rocket.  Just roast it, ignore the price, and it will all be fine.
>
>Aside from that, take it to to the level Tom recommends.  FC would be a safe
>bet IMO.
>
>John
>
>At 12:07 PM 11/8/2014, you wrote:
> >Hi,
> >I'm using the West Bend AirPopper, and just got two pounds of SM's
> >Guatemala Acatenango Gesha. At $20/lbs, I can't afford to make too many
>mistakes.
> >
> >Anyone have any advice on roasting these beans regarding time, amount,
> >temp, etc.?
> >
> >Looking forward to sipping this gold.
> >
> >Thanks!
> >- Clark
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