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Topic: Kenya AA Lot 503 (2 msgs / 43 lines)
1) From: Bob Brashear
Just got done roasting a batch to 2nd crack. Using the Hot Top. Both 
cracks were muted although I did get a detonation or two. Very hard to 
tell where first crack ended.
I think I saw someone mention that the African coffees tend to crack 
quietly. True?
Bob

2) From: True, Dennis W. FC1 (CVN69)
I have done 2 HG/DB roasts for the Lot 503 and I have noticed the same
thing. That the cracks are muted and they tend to run together but I
haven't been too worried I have been told that the Kenya can handle a
bit more heat w/o destroying it, in fact that is the only coffee I try
to take to FC since that mutes a bit of the very overwhelming brightness
in the cup.
Dennis
Just got done roasting a batch to 2nd crack. Using the Hot Top. Both 
cracks were muted although I did get a detonation or two. Very hard to 
tell where first crack ended.
I think I saw someone mention that the African coffees tend to crack 
quietly. True?
Bob


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