Coffee Roasting

Recently our brewing escapades have moved beyond the malt, hops, water, yeast category and ventured into new grounds. One of the most recent projects that Eryn has undertaken is roasting her own coffee beans and creating her own blends. Eryn found directions on some website somewhere on how to use an old popcorn maker to roast green coffee beans. She’s been playing with it for a couple months and though I don’t personally drink coffee those who do seem to enjoy her newest endeavor. So for Christmas she and a friend of ours Amber, roasted up several pounds of coffee to give away as gifts. While they worked I shot a quick video of the popcorn coffee roasting.

Coffee Porter

Personally I don’t drink coffee. I had a brief affair with it in college but I’ve never been able to get over the acidity and bitterness. I drink a cup of tea in the morning to get going and that suits me just fine. ┬áMy wife however loves coffee and was in a major coffee […]