[Homeroast] Geisha on AirPopper

miKe mcKoffee mckona at comcast.net
Sun Nov 9 15:33:11 CST 2014


OTH IIRC you usually tended to roast darker than me so what the hey,
personal choice!

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From: Homeroast [mailto:homeroast-bounces at lists.sweetmariascoffee.com] On
Behalf Of John Nanci
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Subject: Re: [Homeroast] Geisha on AirPopper

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
>www.CompassCoffeeRoasting.com
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>http://www.mckoffee.com/
>
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>must first not know. And in knowing know I know not. Each Personal 
>enlightenment found exploring the many divergent foot steps of Those who
have gone before.
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>-----Original Message-----
>From: Homeroast [mailto:homeroast-bounces at lists.sweetmariascoffee.com] 
>On Behalf Of John Nanci
>Sent: Saturday, November 08, 2014 12:15 PM
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>Subject: Re: [Homeroast] Geisha on AirPopper
>
>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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