I got into roasting my own coffee a few years back. I read a book on a flight about the history of coffee and it intrigued me. It’s interesting to understand the roasting process from 1st crack to 2nd crack, the color, and why you should never turn your back while roasting (burned a few.
It’s my understanding that green beans can last forever if stored in a cool place - like your refrigerator. But most of the coffee we buy is stale having been roasted and ground weeks before it hits the shelf. If you find a small batch roaster that’s the best. Or roast your own.
Well, I’m sitting in a 150 year old cabin in the Kaibab NF enjoying a cup of the Sumatra. I’m thinking about my BIAB I’m going to start next Wednesday.
Good night folks!