[Homeroast] Bought some greens from another vendor

Barbara C. Greenspon lilysownahmah at greensponassociates.com
Fri Oct 31 20:49:53 CDT 2014


OH MY! Oh, yes.  the best.  Might as well be the only as far as we are concerned.  Nice this thread is here.  We never take Sweet Maria’s for granted.

Barbara






> On Oct 31, 2014, at 4:47 PM, Randy <randyr5 at sbcglobal.net> wrote:
> 
> I never intended to leave SM - just wanted to try and see.  I just like drinking good, fresh coffee. I am the only coffee drinker in the house.
> My roasting method isn't very scientific at all.  Poppery I with a +10 volt transformer on the fan with a dimmer type switch to vary the fan speed, and a tin can to extend the roasting chamber.  I roast strictly by sound and sight - no thermometer or anything else.  Works well for me :-D
> 
> On 10/31/2014 5:07 PM, Steve Jacobs wrote:
>> Before I found SMs, I tried a couple of different places but was never
>> happy with their quality. One of them who shall remain unnamed sold a
>> generic Rwandan that showed the dreaded 'potato defect" for most of the
>> batches I roasted. I ended up tossing the remaining beans. Sweet Maria's
>> has been consistently good and their coffees are honestly described. Their
>> quality, variety and flat-rate shipping is the reason I keep coming back
>> again and again.
>> 
>> On Fri, Oct 31, 2014 at 4:32 PM, Larry Dorman <ldorman at gmail.com> wrote:
>> 
>>> Thank you for the reminder.  I've never strayed... every bean I have ever
>>> roasted from my very first time to today has come from Tom and his crew.
>>> I've never been unhappy and pretty routinely hear about the hassles people
>>> experience with other suppliers.  Thank you Tom and Crew!
>>> 
>>> On Fri, Oct 31, 2014 at 2:37 PM, Seth Grandeau <grandeau at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> 
>>>> The only place I've bought greens, other than Sweet Marias, has been in
>>>> Hawaii, where I have had the opportunity to buy directly from the farmer.
>>>> 
>>>> On Fri, Oct 31, 2014 at 1:22 PM, Bill Kendall <pleiades45 at gmail.com>
>>>> wrote:
>>>> 
>>>>> "There's no place like home. There's no place like home..."
>>>>> 
>>>>> You are so right Randy...
>>>>> On Oct 31, 2014 7:41 AM, "Randy" <randyr5 at sbcglobal.net> wrote:
>>>>> 
>>>>>> I've been an SM customer for about 20 years, starting back when they
>>>> were
>>>>>> based in Ohio. I got an e-mail from another company selling green
>>>> coffee,
>>>>>> so I put in a small order (4 1lb. bags) just to see how it was.
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> 2 of them were absolute dreck.  I had to cull so many beans out of
>>> one
>>>>>> roast, it wasn't worth my time.  So 2 of them went right in the
>>> trash.
>>>>> The
>>>>>> other 2 are OK, but not even close to the quality that SM offers.  I
>>>> will
>>>>>> probably wind up tossing them, too.
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> I just want to thank Tom and his crew for taking the time to offer
>>> the
>>>>>> best greens available.  They truly are a cut above.  Never again
>>> will I
>>>>>> stray from the pack.
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> Randy
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> 
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