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Topic: valve bag roast Q > Sunday Morning Cups (3 msgs / 74 lines)
1) From: miKe mcKoffee
Roasts stored in valve bags should not be a cup Q (quality) issue. Ideally
evacuating the oxygen after sealing the bag. Vac'ing the sealed valve bag in
a canister works well for this, initially creating a valve bag 'brick'. Then
as the coffee rests and the bag swells it'll be primarily protective CO2
surrounding the beans. Smelling the coffee before opening is normal when
handling the bag, especially if you squeeze it even slightly. The dry
fragrance is vented out the valve.
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2) From: Seth Grandeau
If you're drinking the coffee within a week, does vaccum storing make a
difference (as compared to a sealed jar or other storage container)?
I have some vaccum ziplock bags and I have regular airtight canisters.  I
haven't noticed much difference, but my coffee usually doesn't hang around
too long. :)
On 4/13/08, miKe mcKoffee  wrote:
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3) From: miKe mcKoffee
For short term use doubt much difference. Immediately vac' sealing after
roast cooling may slow the rest/staling process. But for consumption in less
than a couple weeks don't believe huge differences. My main point replying
to Bill was that valve bag storage unlikely to cause his perceived cup
quality issue.
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