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Topic: Questions for Les was +sour coffee (2 msgs / 131 lines)
1) From: Ross
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Les,
While you are providing info.  I wonder if you can help me decode your =
RK Drum Vienna Roast profile as published on Ron's website.
It says "4. When you smell the grassy smell cut the heat back to 450 =
until 1st crack. (very important)
            5. You will notice the heat rise during 1st crack, cut your =
heat back some more. You want to have 3-4 minutes between 1st and 2nd =
crack.  This roast is going take about 16-18 minutes instead of the =
normal 12-14 minutes.  Keep the heat at about 470 and go 30 seconds into =
2nd crack."
The part I don't understand is when would the heat go back to 470?  =
Reducing the heat to 450 at grassy and then backing off some more at 1st =
crack doesn't get the heat back to 470?  Is that a typo?  I'm assuming =
we back the heat to 450 at grassy, then a little more as 1st gets going =
and hold it low to get 3-4 minutes to 2nd-    is that correct?
Thanks,
Ross

2) From: Les
Yes that is correct.  You don't want to blast into second crack.  The RK has
a lot of power.  When you blast into 2nd crack you get major divots in your
beans.  If you are getting a lot of diviets you know that you went into
second crack too fast.
Les
On Dec 20, 2007 11:51 AM, Ross  wrote:
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