<Snip> [mailto:homeroast-admin] On Behalf Of Marc Dupuis <Snip> <Snip> seal them. Once the newly roasted beans have cooled off, you put them in jars and do you seal them right away? <Snip> Yes. Roast beans, cool beans, immediately place beans in clean and dry canning jar and vac seal. <Snip> Foodsaver bag and va seal them and then freeze them? <Snip> Unclear what "them" you were referring to. If pre-ground single brew vac bags for Debi to take to work then use vac bag and freeze. If whole beans no, vac sealed in jars and frozen. Later take out just what is needed for a brewing and immediately re-vac jar and return to freezer. Let beans thaw a few minutes then grind. <Snip> Roasted beans "rested" under vacuum rather than exposed to much greater oxygen. <Snip> First stage of roasting before beans start turning tanned color. <Snip> Drying/equilization first stage of the roast before tanning. <Snip> Rate of bean temp rise of time. <Snip> the bean mass or chamber? <Snip> I'm not using a RKDrum but rather a modified Caffe' Rosto, but yes bean mass temp. FWIW commercial drum roasters also monitor bean mass temps. Kona Konnaisseur miKe mcKoffee URL to Rosto mods, FrankenFormer, some recipes etc:http://mdmint.home.comcast.net/coffee/Rosto_mod.htmUltimately the quest for Koffee Nirvana is a solitary path. To know I must first not know. And in knowing know I know not. Each Personal enlightenment found exploring the many divergent foot steps of Those who have gone before.