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Topic: Full City? >was Re: +JBM Mavis Banks 02 1st look (cup) (3 msgs / 66 lines)
1) From: Mike McGinness
From: "Charlie Herlihy" 
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Excellent question and the root our dilema discussing coffee roasts. I've
developed my descriptions primarily from two sources, both I consider Coffee
Professionals and Experts in the field: our Tom & Kenneth Davids.
Unfortunately they don't agree!!! Or rather their descriptions don't seem to
completely agree. Seehttp://www.sweetmarias.com/roasted.pict-guide.html&
"Home Coffee Roasting Romance & Revival" page 68. Tom's 'Full City on the
ligher side' ranges from 415-425f and 430-445 'Full City on the dark side'
and states 2nd around 446f . This sounds like FC can be before 2nd crack to
me. KD has City 415-435, Full City 435-445f and shows 2nd crack between
City & Full City - 435f dividing point. Method of temp' measuring
difference maybe? By Tom's definition yes pre-2nd crack, just before 2nd
crack, fully developed 1st crack, is Full City on the light side. I call my
435 light full city (when using long 1st crack development, 7-8min) 440f
full city. While the same bean roasted in the same Caffe' Rosto under
constant 120v would have come to 435 around 7min total time, instead of
11-12min profiled total time, and appreared about the same external color,
but ground lighter, more likely city in my understanding of the definitions.
I'm getting bored and confused and frustrated trying to explain myself so
everyone else must have stopped reading this by now...:-)
Communication via email sucks sometimes. How about a huge conference call to
really discuss it!
MM;-)
Home Ju-Ju Variable Variac Rockin' Rosto Roasting in Vancouver, WA USA
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2) From: Charlie Herlihy
--- Mike McGinness  wrote:
Communication via email sucks sometimes. How about a huge 
conference call to
really discuss it!
MM;-)
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 Home roasters guild/CSA conferance in: Hawaii, Oaxaca, or St.
Helena :)
Charlie - brick oven cumbia crankin' rasta roastin in B.C.Canada
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3) From: Scott Jensen
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Here, Here I second the motion!!  Be great if we could come up with an
annual CSA convention, San Francisco would be a good place too! :)
Scott
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