So when does roasting become 'baking'??
Subject: RE: +how to roast question..From: drossell: ho=
meroast: Fri, 4 Jan 2008 10:45:08 -0500
So, what about beans that are the desired color of brown, but haven’t fin=
ished the first crack? I’m thinking in particular about decaf beans here=
, but also some peaberries seem to have a long, drawn-out first crack in wh=
ich the beans are the right shade for a city roast, but still cracking. In=
terms of the whole chemistry of roasting, does the bean need to go through=
the first crack for the flavor to develop properly?
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On Jan 3, 2008 5:18 PM, ray wrote:
GENERAL RULE #1: USE HEAT TO ROAST THE BEANS!
General Rule #2: Turn the beans about so they don't bake or burn on one sid=
e.General Rule #3: Cool the beans as quickly as possible so that they don't=
go passed that brown point that you want to brew (the heat inside will kee=
p roasting it). Go forth and roast, padawan.:D
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