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Like Comedy, The Secret To Coffee Is…Timing

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Like Comedy, The Secret To Coffee Is…Timing
Is there a problem using coffee just after roasting? … Why wait between roasting and brewing? …if coffee gets better with age, why doesn’t it KEEP getting better with age?

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Interested in Roasting Professionally?

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Interested in Roasting Professionally?
Q. I am interested in roasting coffee as a small business. My budget is going to be pretty tight, I would say I have about $5,000 to spend on equipment. Do you have any advice on which would be the best way to start out?

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5 Free Tools to Create Mind-Blowing Home Roasted Coffee

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5 Free Tools to Create Mind-Blowing Home Roasted Coffee
These are not tools of control,  they are tools of reaction.   Just use these five easy free tools when home coffee roasting and great coffee will come to you.

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Resting, Or Degassing Roasted Coffee

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Resting, Or Degassing Roasted Coffee
There are two reasons to not just going straight from the roaster into the grinder.  First is about degassing, the second is more about taste.

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How do I roast this?

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How do I roast this?
You should for sure reach the First Crack. Less then that will still have some grain-like tastes... As you keep going the sugars in the coffee will begin to caramelize like Cracker Jacks or Creme Brule. As you go further you trade the sweetness and varietal nature of the coffee...

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