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    Burnt Brazilians?

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    I just roasted some Brazilian Bourbons from the latest beanbay in my corretto setup. This is my third roast using this setup. My first two have been successful - cupping nicely. Anyway this time with the Brazilians I attempted to push the roast a little further to try and get them to around CS10 as suggested... Rolling SC came in around 16 minutes and I pulled them around 17 minutes... and, as the thread title suggests, I think I may have slightly burnt them. Below is a photo which displays the slightly burnt areas in the cracked beans. Are they still worth cupping in a few days or should I cut my losses?




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    Re: Burnt Brazilians?

    Never throw out a roast until youve aged it, ground it, pulled a shot, and tasted it.

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    Re: Burnt Brazilians?

    Quote Originally Posted by 53667173437B6679757870140 link=1244808604/1#1 date=1244808926
    Never throw out a roast until youve aged it, ground it, pulled a shot, and tasted it.

    Greg
    Spot on Greg.... 8-)

    You just never know Daniel, you just may have hit on a roast profile that will realise some fantastic results in the cup. Chuck em out youll never know.... :(

    Mal.

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    Re: Burnt Brazilians?

    Ciao,

    for what its worth, I also agree with Greg.

    Give em a crack, you may be pleasantly surprised.

    shaun

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    Re: Burnt Brazilians?

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    Just to follow up... the beans were horrible. Definite burnt overtones and bitter. Followed this up with a medium roast. Aimed for and achieved a longer time between FC & SC, taking them out shortly after RSC. Result was around CS9. Much better tasting, but this time lacking in body - especially up against milk. Will continue to experiment with these beans.



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