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Birthday Discounts

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Birthday Discounts
We've changed the way we handle birthday codes!

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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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Storing your Green Coffee Beans

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Storing your Green Coffee Beans
Store raw coffee like you would split peas or lentils. Keep them away from stinky things like garlic and new rubber tires....

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What's Happening When You Roast?

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What's Happening When You Roast?
By now you’ve probably already tried roasting some coffee. Hopefully you’ve got a roaster that really lets you see the beans roasting. They start a pale green, then get to a khaki color.  As the remaining moisture leaves the beans, it smells kind of like hay. They gradually turn tan, sable, and then brown.

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