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Postby moisty » Fri Mar 12, 2010 11:40 am

I have a 3 year old bag of green OBJ in my cupboard. Would that matter?
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Postby bruceb » Fri Mar 12, 2010 11:48 am

moisty wrote:I have a 3 year old bag of green OBJ in my cupboard. Would that matter?

Matter to whom? :roll: :lol:
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I decided I needed a bit of a change so I roasted some Monsooned Malabar. That was a change!
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Postby JulieJayne » Fri Mar 12, 2010 7:15 pm

moisty wrote:I have a 3 year old bag of green OBJ in my cupboard. Would that matter?
So its now 6-7 years old! probably a bit long in the tooth!!!

But if you don't want it just send it my way and I'll find out for you!!
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Roaster: Gene Cafe.
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Beauty from old pucks

Postby double_shot » Tue Mar 23, 2010 11:41 pm

Bruce your friend may have been on to something.

Cold coffee: the insider beauty tip!

Many people suffer from dry, flaky skin in winter. But few people know that fresh coffee grounds make an inexpensive and effective exfoliant!

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RE: Beauty from old pucks

Postby Joris » Wed Mar 24, 2010 10:12 am

Back on topic; did another roasts and let a couple of friends blindtaste 6 different coffees of which 3 were of the old batch. They were able to pick out the old batches without thinking. So as said before in this thread, they were probably stored in a way that tainted the coffee. Unfortunately I know nobody who makes soap/candles or who can use the beans for decorative use so anyone who wants to have the old coffee (60 to 80 kilo) is welcome to pick it up for free. If interested PM me.
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