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silver skin2

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  • Further rubbing and winnowing removes the silver skin, and the beans are left in the condition of ordinary unroasted coffee.

  • The bean requires rapid drying in order to loosen the silver skin and the drying is therefore done in an artificially heated shed.

  • Between each seed and the parchment is a delicate covering called the “silver skin.”

  • If the berries are not spread out, they heat, and the silver skin sticks to the coffee bean, and frequently discolors it.

    All About Coffee William H. Ukers
  • Polishers of various makes are sometimes used just to remove the silver skin and to give the beans a special polish.

    All About Coffee William H. Ukers
  • Cover one-half dozen silver skin onions with boiling water, heat to boiling point and drain.

  • Small portions of this silver skin are always to be found in the cleft of the coffee bean.

    All About Coffee William H. Ukers
  • Select the desired number of silver skin onions, medium size.

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  • A third process is the complete clearing of the bean from the silver skin, and it is then ready for the final hand picking.

    All About Coffee William H. Ukers

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