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Re: Whirley Pop Questions

... I think I hit the city roast (which is how I've been preferring my coffee lately)..also, it was a really different cup then my last roast (a Kenyan Peaberry that was super acidic, tangy, zippy, and bright). Felt like a really nice, classic, refined, roast. I'm curious to see how it holds ...
by micohoe
Sun Aug 07, 2016 6:38 pm
 
Forum: Technical Roasting Discussions
Topic: Whirley Pop Questions
Replies: 2
Views: 1247

Re: 1st Roast - What Would You Call This Roast?

... look different- some color gradually and evenly, some get all splotchy and the individual beans may seem to be at all different stages. Some Kenyans and Ethiopians look like they have more sugar on the outside giving them some dark patches before they're really that far along. I have modified ...
by CucamongaDan
Fri May 06, 2016 6:51 am
 
Forum: Using Air Roasters
Topic: 1st Roast - What Would You Call This Roast?
Replies: 6
Views: 2004

Re: Roasting outside in wind

The cause is wind and the bean was Kenya Nyeri Hill and it was thrown out - coffee like this can be found at charbucks. Just having freshly roasted/ground Guatamalean Gesha and wow what wonderful fruity flavor. Gesha is the Burgundy of coffee. ...
by butch burton
Wed Mar 30, 2016 5:15 am
 
Forum: Using/Building Hot Rod Home Roasters
Topic: Roasting outside in wind
Replies: 2
Views: 970

Re: Sorting the bad greens from good..

... in the color sorter can result in some misses... Anyway, I think sorting out a few beans after roasting is much more beneficial. I roasted a Kenya PB in my West Bend yesterday and removed about 5 light tan quaker beans after roasting. It's always interesting to actually taste these just by ...
by Sweet Maria's
Mon Mar 14, 2016 9:59 am
 
Forum: Choosing Coffees, Cupping, Coffee Reviews, Coffee Storage
Topic: Sorting the bad greens from good..
Replies: 3
Views: 1412

Hi y'all from CucamongaDan !

... as a teenager going to a local shop that sold premium coffees and teas and the lady was very nice and helpful- I think I remember getting some Kenya coffee and maybe Guatemalan there. I got my mom some for Christmas I think. But mostly I never thought too hard about coffee, just consumed it, ...
by CucamongaDan
Fri Feb 26, 2016 12:54 am
 
Forum: New Member Introductions
Topic: Hi y'all from CucamongaDan !
Replies: 0
Views: 1072

Blending Coffee

Happened to have some Kenya Nyeri roasted beans from previous roast and wondered what a blend of this coffee with Guatamalean Gesha would taste. Wine makers almost always blend their wines - for example if a pure Cabernet is a bit over ...
by butch burton
Tue Feb 23, 2016 10:22 am
 
Forum: Americas
Topic: Blending Coffee
Replies: 2
Views: 1168

Re: Idido deja vu after a fashion

... but one pound orders are inconvenient on several fronts, not the least is a near certainty of selling out before re-order. The Sumatra & Kenya are on order, latter choice a little facetious in the sense of basing it on a low score. It got marked down for quakers. Now this could lead to ...
by el grano viejo
Wed Feb 17, 2016 5:54 am
 
Forum: Choosing Coffees, Cupping, Coffee Reviews, Coffee Storage
Topic: Idido deja vu after a fashion
Replies: 12
Views: 2720

Re: Idido deja vu after a fashion

... an elongated and slightly pointed bean, and a tree with very upright branches, reminiscent of a young pine cut as a Christmas tree." This [Kenya] is right up my alley, coupled with an unprecedented sub 88 score from this origin that makes it even more attractive! OK -- I promised not to ...
by martin
Tue Feb 16, 2016 7:59 pm
 
Forum: Choosing Coffees, Cupping, Coffee Reviews, Coffee Storage
Topic: Idido deja vu after a fashion
Replies: 12
Views: 2720

Re: Idido deja vu after a fashion

... strings to current offerings, coming up with no fewer than five -- 1172: Guatemala Pulcal Inteligente 1351: Rwanda Karenge Coffee Villages 1449: Kenya Nyeri Kiama C 1516: Sumatra Wet Processed Gunung Gayo 1522: Guatemala Huehuetenango La Libertad More info is needed for several items. 1194: unknown ...
by el grano viejo
Mon Feb 15, 2016 8:51 am
 
Forum: Choosing Coffees, Cupping, Coffee Reviews, Coffee Storage
Topic: Idido deja vu after a fashion
Replies: 12
Views: 2720

Re: Kenya Nyeri Giakanja

Well after 48 hours this is a very different coffee!

The sharpness and bluntness has subsided and the chocolate has come to the foreground.

So wait a bit before brewing this one.
by butch burton
Mon Feb 08, 2016 9:10 am
 
Forum: Africa, Arabia, Asia
Topic: Kenya Nyeri Giakanja
Replies: 1
Views: 1055
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