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Topic: Colombian - Bright? was +Learning Spanish (4 msgs / 361 lines)
1) From: Brett Mason
Hi James,
The Colombian wasn't as bright as say  Costa Rica Dota, or an Ethiopian
Yirgacheffe - more of a smooth, comfort coffee...  Me and the Colombians ar=
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great friends...  Long as they climb in the drum,a nd roast up smoothly....
Brett
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2) From: James Raven
Hey Brett,
so how is that thermometer working out for ya anyway? is it working right f=
or your particular setup? 
FC on that columbian, did it get FC dark as you might be used to from other=
s? Just curious.
From: homeroast
To: homeroast
Subject: Re: Colombian - Bright? was +Learning Spanish
Date: Tue, 30 Oct 2007 15:32:52 -0500
Hi James,
The Colombian wasn't as bright as say  Costa Rica Dota, or an Ethiopian Yir=
gacheffe - more of a smooth, comfort coffee...  Me and the Colombians are g=
reat friends...  Long as they climb in the drum,a nd roast up smoothly....
Brett
On 10/30/07, James Raven  wrote:
I bety that Columbian has a real bright bite to it Brett? Some I  got last =
year was real almost tangy, good but light and strong. Hope it fits your da=
y.
From: homeroast
To: homeroast
Subject: Re: +Learning Spanish
Date: Tue, 30 Oct 2007 15:10:15 -0500
Hmmmm ... so I am trying to figure out where HERE is.  But one thing for ce=
rtain!  Every place that is called HERE sems to have a LANGUAGE, so LEARNIN=
G to SPEAK a LANGUAGE should be HELPFUL...  especially if you are HERE, or =
are soong going to be HERE...
Good point!
Drinking Colombia Excelso, roasted FC last night (with my NEW digital therm=
ometer to help gauge the roast as it drummed along)
Brett
On 10/30/07, Jack Rogers < smcoffee> wrote:
Traveling soon?  We might all need it HERE soon.
Jack
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3) From: Brett Mason
The thermometer is helping a bit.  I need to learn the offsets with my
popper, for example.  With the drum roaster, I have learned the temp inside
the drum is 100-200 degrees lower than the temp in the BBQ - so I am
planning some modifications.  These are a direct result of owning the
thermometer...
Drum changes:
1. working a hollow axle for my drum roaster, rather than the square post
currently in use.
2. an insertible probe (or shank to carry current thermometer probe) that
won't need to rotate
3. 1" slits cut into the drum to enable heat in, chaff out and better
balanced temperature
4. bean tester that can pull from the bean mass by way of the hollow shank
All-in-all, the thermometer is helping me tremendously - so it seems.  Has
not changed my roasting, but is giving me quantifiable feedback for my
current roasting.  Gotta know what you're doing if you ever want to
improve....
Brett
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4) From: James Raven
those sound like reasonable changes for now owning the thermometer. You are=
 right though, it is givig you actual quantifiable results that will only h=
elp you in the future, that's the important thing. 
Good Luck with your changes, especially the hollow tube idea for snagging b=
eans out for testing and seeing. 
And you didn't make that Roasters list? Looks like you might yet. Coffee se=
ems a lot like the mother of invention.
Glad stuffs working out for ya Brett.
Enjoy the process & results!!
From: homeroast
To: homeroast
Subject: Re: Colombian - Bright? was +Learning Spanish
Date: Tue, 30 Oct 2007 16:22:49 -0500
The thermometer is helping a bit.  I need to learn the offsets with my popp=
er, for example.  With the drum roaster, I have learned the temp inside the=
 drum is 100-200 degrees lower than the temp in the BBQ - so I am planning =
some modifications.  These are a direct result of owning the thermometer...
Drum changes:
1. working a hollow axle for my drum roaster, rather than the square post c=
urrently in use.
2. an insertible probe (or shank to carry current thermometer probe) that w=
on't need to rotate
3. 1" slits cut into the drum to enable heat in, chaff out and better balan=
ced temperature
4. bean tester that can pull from the bean mass by way of the hollow shank
All-in-all, the thermometer is helping me tremendously - so it seems.  Has =
not changed my roasting, but is giving me quantifiable feedback for my curr=
ent roasting.  Gotta know what you're doing if you ever want to improve....
Brett
On 10/30/07, James Raven  wrote:
Hey Brett,
so how is that thermometer working out for ya anyway? is it working right f=
or your particular setup?
FC on that columbian, did it get FC dark as you might be used to from other=
s? Just curious.
From: homeroast
To:
homeroast
Subject: Re: Colombian - Bright? was +Learning Spanish
Date: Tue, 30 Oct 2007 15:32:52 -0500
Hi James,
The Colombian wasn't as bright as say  Costa Rica Dota, or an Ethiopian Yir=
gacheffe - more of a smooth, comfort coffee...  Me and the Colombians are g=
reat friends...  Long as they climb in the drum,a nd roast up smoothly....
Brett
On 10/30/07, James Raven  wrote:
I bety that Columbian has a real bright bite to it Brett? Some I  got last =
year was real almost tangy, good but light and strong. Hope it fits your da=
y.
From: homeroast
To: homeroast
Subject: Re: +Learning Spanish
Date: Tue, 30 Oct 2007 15:10:15 -0500
Hmmmm ... so I am trying to figure out where HERE is.  But one thing for ce=
rtain!  Every place that is called HERE sems to have a LANGUAGE, so LEARNIN=
G to SPEAK a LANGUAGE should be HELPFUL...  especially if you are HERE, or =
are soong going to be HERE...
Good point!
Drinking Colombia Excelso, roasted FC last night (with my NEW digital therm=
ometer to help gauge the roast as it drummed along)
Brett
On 10/30/07, Jack Rogers <
smcoffee> wrote:
Traveling soon?  We might all need it HERE soon.
Jack
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