[Homeroast] Homeroast Digest, Vol 91, Issue 1

John M. Howison johnmhowison at gmail.com
Wed Aug 5 13:27:39 CDT 2015


I suggest your Fresh Roast may be your answer.  I assume it is an FR 500.
Mine produces enough coffee for two light coffee users, and should meet
your needs.  Thoughtfully used, it offers advantages in "process control"
over all larger devices I have tried.

On Wed, Aug 5, 2015 at 12:00 PM, <
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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
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> 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.
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> 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
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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.
> >
> > 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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