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Old 11-11-2012, 06:37 PM   #17
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Originally Posted by zhp43867 View Post
The coffee that Whole Foods brews in the store is delicious. They roast their beans weekly, sometimes more. I bought some of the beans they use, and compared to the Starbucks I got last week I can't tell much difference. I use a French Press.

What I heard is that a week or less after you grind the coffee it's past its prime.

And it doesn't go "bad" the flavor just isn't as good.
Coffee is past its time 30 minutes after you grind it.

You should only grind coffee immediately before you use it.

It should be stored (whole bean) at room temperature for a week, 2 weeks MAX before it's lost most of its flavor and isn't worth drinking anymore.
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