Making Coffee with Lucia Solis

#43: Germination & Drying–Continuous vs. Resting

April 14, 2022 Lucia Season 3 Episode 43
Making Coffee with Lucia Solis
#43: Germination & Drying–Continuous vs. Resting
Show Notes

In this episode we talk about:

  • The class system in Colombia
  • Specialty coffee shops in coffee producing countries
  • Extended fermentations, 500 hours
  • Germination of dry processed coffees, what is going on?
  • Overview of the role of amino acids
  • How do we measure stress in coffee cherries?
  • Stressed grapes vs stressed coffee cherries

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D. Kramer, B. Breitenstein, M Kleinwächter, D Selmar. Stress metabolism in green coffee beans (Coffea arabica L.): expression of dehydrins and accumulation of GABA during drying. Plant Cell Physiol. 2010 Apr;51(4):546-53. DOI: 10.1093/pcp/pcq019. Epub 2010 Mar 5.

Cover Art by: Nick Hafner
Intro song: Elijah Bisbee