[Homeroast] Homeroast Digest, Vol 91, Issue 1

Karen Mok karenmokus at gmail.com
Wed Aug 5 12:10:04 CDT 2015


I have a Reneka Techno, an Aeropress and a Keurig. The Keurig is my go to coffee maker in the morning. I use the EZ-cup and its filters to brew my home-roasted coffee in the Keurig. I also use the Keurig to brew hot tea, so much better and easier than an electric kettle.

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> Sweet Maria's Home Coffee Roasting "HomeRoast List" Digest
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> Today's Topics:
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>   1. Coffee Blends (Michael Smith)
>   2. Need Help - Almost an Empty Nester (Carol Lugg)
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> Message: 1
> Date: Tue, 28 Jul 2015 11:54:08 -0700
> From: Michael Smith <mas139 at comcast.net>
> To: "A list to discuss home coffee roasting. There are rules for this
>    list,    available at http://www.sweetmarias.com/maillistinfo.html"
>    <homeroast at lists.sweetmariascoffee.com>
> Subject: [Homeroast] Coffee Blends
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> To All,
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> I didn't know how to Start a new thread so I thought I would just reply to
> this thread.
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> I'm fairly new to coffee roasting and have a Behmor.  I am pretty satisfied
> with what I am producing with single origin species presently.
> 
> I wonder if the group would be willing to share their experience in making
> blends of coffee beans and roasting them in the Behmor to their
> satisfaction.
> 
> Michael
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>> From: Hank Arnold <hankarnold at gmail.com>
>> Reply-To: "A list to discuss home coffee roasting. There are rules for this
>> list, available at http://www.sweetmarias.com/maillistinfo.html"
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>> Date: Tue, 28 Jul 2015 12:27:38 -0500
>> To: <homeroast at lists.sweetmariascoffee.com>
>> Subject: [Homeroast] Boot Coffee
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>> After viewing 3 Video's I have no idea what this guy is selling....I
>> presume to someone other than 'home roasters'.
>> 
>> He speaks of the 'fragrances' of the roasting cycle, but doesn't tell
>> you what it means.
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>> And if roasting coffee ever, ever, gave the fragrance of 'bread
>> cooking' my wife would have demanded I roast in the house, instead of
>> the garage!!!
>> 
>> Hank
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> Message: 2
> Date: Sat, 01 Aug 2015 08:41:02 -0600
> From: Carol Lugg <heislord at elpasotel.net>
> To: homeroast at lists.sweetmariascoffee.com
> Subject: [Homeroast] Need Help - Almost an Empty Nester
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> Good morning! I have what I suspect is not a unique problem, and I would
> like to ask you for your help. For several years now I have used a
> Hottop to roast my coffee and the Rancilio grinder. I have kept them in
> pretty much mint condition. My problem is that we recently purchased a
> Keurig, and while our youngest son likes my home roasted, French Press
> made coffee, he seems to have taken to the Keurig, and uses it pretty
> much exclusively now, because it's faster. I love roasting my coffee,
> but if no one else is going to drink it besides me, a lot of it goes to
> waste. My husband doesn't drink coffee, and our oldest son is married
> and lives 2 hours away now. He loves my coffee, but as you can see,
> that's not option either.
> 
> What I would like to know, is what are my options? I don't know that I
> am ready to sell my equipment, but it is taking a lot of space on our
> counters, and it's kind of sentimental to me, because my husband, who
> doesn't even drink coffee, bought all of this for me.
> 
> I also have an old FreshRoast that I bought several years ago, when I
> first got into this, to see if I would really want to continue doing this.
> 
> Any ideas? I'm a little lost right now. I miss my coffee drinking buddy,
> but I also understand the ease of the Keurig for a young man. Are there
> any roasters that wouldn't cost boatload of money and would fit my
> needs? I have been thinking about getting a different grinder too,
> mostly because I would like one that does a better job at getting the
> grind right where I want it. Any ideas in this department would be
> helpful too.
> 
> I know this post has taken a lot of twists and turns might be a bit
> confusing, but I love roasting my beans, and I just don't get to do much
> of it any more, since I can't drink that much coffee that quickly.
> 
> Thanks for your help!,
> Carol Lugg
> (Sunny and hot Colorado)
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