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Another solution to blending an SO you don't like too often by itself is
always have multiple SOs roasted and rest ready. That's been my modus
operandi for years since before beginning home roasting. I very seldom drink
the same cup back to back let alone day to day! For instance today's first
cup of the morning was a lungo pulled Kowali's Kona americano, followed by a
normale pulled Sumatra Volkopi cappuccino, then later a ristretto of my
Winter Solstice Blend.
If you're concerned with roasted coffees not being consumed fast enough
sitting and going stale vacuum sealed and frozen roasts very good for months
IMO. Though even with 3 to 5 different coffees always roasted and rest ready
(1/2# greens batches) seldom last more than 8 or 9 days so seldom need to
Kona Konnaisseur miKe mcKoffee
URL to Rosto mods, FrankenFormer, some recipes etc: http://mdmint.home.comcast.net/coffee/Rosto_mod.htm
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[mailto:homeroast-admin] On Behalf Of Edward Bourgeois
Sent: Thursday, January 11, 2007 8:53 PM
Have tried this coffee before and am wondering what sort of blends others
have tried. It's so unique as a SO but not something I like everyday. So a
before grind blend option would be nice.