[Homeroast] Gotta get me one of these

John Nanci john at chocolatealchemy.com
Tue Apr 26 09:57:52 CDT 2016


 From the research i have done they are often using roller mills. The 
particle distribution is generally much tighter and very low on fines.

On 4/26/2016 7:40 AM, Bob Hazen wrote:
> This may sound like heresy, but on those rare occasions when I succumb to a
> can of Folgers. . .  Yes, I get lazy once in a while.  But the can of
> Folgers resets my homeroast switch.
>
> I digress....
>
> It seems commercial canned coffee is devoid of fines.  How can this happen?
> Do they filter out the fines and use the dust in other products?  Or are
> their grinders so high tech they avoid the cost of excess waste by producing
> tightly controlled particles?
>
> Bob
>
>
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> I really want to like this product.  And on the surface, I think I do.
> I just don't see myself using it regardless of the improvement it makes.
> The waste, even if it is defect waste from the grinder, just keeps me from
> embracing it.  That said, it seems a great, affordable, grinder analysis
> tool.  Affordable particle analysis basically.
>
> On 4/25/2016 2:47 PM, Jeff Bensen wrote:
>> I have a Rocky and I sift when grinding for either a French Press or
>> Vac Pot. I only have one of those fine strainers from the housewares
>> section, so not as precise as the Rafino. I find it makes a big
>> difference in taste when doing a coarse grind for the press, and is
>> essential for a successful draw-down in my glass rod Cory and Cona vac
>> pots.
>>
>> I looked at the Indegogo campaign and it appears interesting. I'd like
>> to hear your experience with it once you get it.
>>
>> -- Jeff Bensen
>>
>>
>>> At 09:41 AM 4/25/2016, Mike Koenig wrote:
>>> There was a discussion on this list a good number of years ago about
>>> doing exactly that. Someone put a fine sieve on top of a jar and
>>> shook out the fines. Reported a better tasting cup. Not sure if the
>>> archives still work to search for it. The Rocky is a solid espresso
>>> grinder but it's known for producing a bit of fines when trying to
>>> grind coarser. Sieving will probably be a lot cheaper than a new
>>> grinder.
>>>
>>> --mike Sent from my iPhone
>>>
>>>
>>>> On Apr 25, 2016, at 9:15 AM, Frank Parth wrote:
>>>> Even though I use a Rocky to grind my morning coffee, I've always
>>>> wondered if I could get more consistent size on the grind. I found
>>>> this
>>>> https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/the-rafino-coffee-grind-refining-
>>>> system/x/3861299#/
>>>>
>>>> and decided to order one. It filters the coffee grinds through
>>>> sieves and is supposed to separate out a consistent size grind.
>>>> Due in August. I'll let you know how well it works (or even if it
>>>> works as advertised).
>>>>
>>>> Frank Parth
>>
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