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Topic: 1st crack development >was Re: +Decreasing the exponent (2 msgs / 50 lines)
1) From: miKe mcKoffee

2) From: Lee XOC
< miKe mcKoffee
< Sent: Wednesday, 21 May, 2003 10:06 AM 
< 
< Be careful on the Kona 1st crack development stage length if 
< you prefer the
< brighter Kona tones to come through. Too long 1st crack 
< development and
< it'll flatten the taste out IMO. Going too dark will pretty 
< much kill it
< too. Too long a total roast doesn't cut it either even if 
< kept lighter. Too
< short or fast a roast and it's too shallow lacking 
< complexity. As much as I
< roast Kona still am not 100% satisfied with any roast profile 
< I use (and maybe never will be:-) Of course YMMV.
Iow, it has to be juuuust right. :)
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