JasonBrandtLewis Senior Member Joined: 9 Dec 2005 Posts: 6,368 Location: Berkeley, CA Expertise: I live coffee
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Posted Sun Feb 2, 2014, 11:25am Subject: Re: Storing beans in a hopper not a good idea?
These truths to be self-evident,
Babbie's Rule* of Fifteens: -- Green (unroasted) coffee beans should be roasted within 15 months OF BEING HARVESTED, or they go stale. -- Roasted coffee beans should be ground within 15 days OF BEING ROASTED, or they go stale. -- Ground coffee should be used within 15 minutes OF BEING GROUND, or it goes stale.
But you're quite right -- I deleted those additions a long time ago, despite their presence in earlier posts, because I found to be rather obvious. Guess not, and I shall revert to their inclusion from henceforth.
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