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Aug 14, 2008
How To Make Your Own Roasted Coffee Beans

Coffee is one of the most drank beverages in the entire world. It is among the top five beverages that people drink daily. We get the coffee beverage as a result from grinding roasted coffee beans and then processing the coffee grounds with water to create the divine drink that we have now. Roasted coffee beans are the result of an art form of roasting.

Roasting Your Own Beans

Roasted coffee beans are achieved by exposing the green coffee beans to heat and waiting for the sugars in the beans to come out. The first step to having your very own roasted coffee beans is to pick the beans that you wish to home roast. There are actually just a few kinds of coffee that are quite popular. Arabica is one of the most highly utilized coffees because of the flavor.

After choosing the beans that you wish to make roasted coffee beans with, you have the option of choosing when to roast your beans and how many to roast. You can actually roast the whole lot and then store the roasted coffee beans somewhere cool and dry. Do not grind them all at once because grinding the coffee releases the natural flavors. It is better to grind them in batches for your brewing pleasure because freshly ground beans have more flavor compared to those which have already been ground and stored.

To make tour own roasted coffee beans, pick an appropriately sized pan for roasting the beans. Make sure that there is still some space left for turning the beans for an even roasting. Unevenly roasted coffee beans will create a weird flavor of green, unroasted beans and fully roasted beans. Turn on the heat at low to medium and start to continuously move the coffee beans around the pan to promote even cooking or roasting.

At around 15 minutes, your roasted coffee beans will have a glazed or greasy look. This is because of the oils and sugars that have been released by the exposure to heat. The roasted coffee beans can no be safely transferred to a flat surface covered with tissue to absorb any excess oils or moisture. When the roasted coffee beans are cool enough to touch, you can place them in an airtight container for storage although some people don't mind if their roasted coffee beans are exposed to the air. This is because the flavor is locked in due to the roasting. The process of grinding the coffee beans will release the flavor and make it ready for brewing.
About the Author
Charlie Reese likes to sip coffee and sample out different coffee beans on a regular basis. He likes to get coffee from his favorite bakeries.
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