Tag Archive 'oxidation'

The (New) Economics of Home Coffee Roasting

Posted by TheShot on 05 Jan 2009 | Filed under: Beans, Home Brew, Roasting

Just a few years ago, for a variety of reasons, we were avid and regular home coffee roasters. Today we still occasionally roast our own coffee at home, but we find far fewer reasons to do so — and we find ourselves doing it much less often. The reasons for this change are partly personal. […]

Truth about coffee is it really doesn’t stay fresh that long

Posted by TheShot on 21 May 2007 | Filed under: Beans, Quality Issues

Stale coffee is the norm in America, and it has been for decades. Contrary to conventional wisdom, this even includes the likes of Starbucks Coffee. An article in today’s Jacksonville Times-Union attempts to explain the difference: Jacksonville.com: First Coast Community: Nassau County: Story: Truth about coffee is it really doesn’t stay fresh that long The […]

Coffee fans toast what they roast

Posted by TheShot on 21 Feb 2007 | Filed under: Beans, Home Brew, Quality Issues, Roasting

Today’s The News Tribune (Tacoma, WA) posted an article on home coffee roasting: Coffee fans toast what they roast | TheNewsTribune.com | Tacoma, WA. What I particularly liked was that they use the term I do for fresh roasted coffee: fresh baked bread. Too often, restaurants, cafés, stores, and, well, coffee drinkers treat roasted coffee […]