Questions tagged [roasting]

Questions having to do with the roasting of coffee beans starting from green coffee beans to roasted beans ready to grind. This tag may also have to do with the heat profiles of roasting beans or the chemical changes taking place during this process.

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Slow Roasting Coffee Beans

Conventional Coffee bean roasts at around 200-240C at around 11-19mins to ensure Maillard reaction in the beans to create the familiar taste of coffee we all know today. Could we instead roast the ...
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Petroncini roaster issue

I have a petroncini raoster, semi-automatic It's really good, but I whenever I fase an issue, I find really hard to understand -and fix- it. I have been searching for a while now, for an operation ...
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When do you know coffee beans are over roasted or burnt?

When coffee beans or ground coffee smells bitter is this always a sign that they are over roasted / burnt? When I prepare coffee with these beans in French press it tastes bitter - the residual after ...
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What are the main pros and cons of the GeneCafe coffee roaster?

Having never roasted coffee, I would like to start roasting coffee at home (I'm UK-based). Due to time, and other constraints, I am looking for a solution that requires as little human intervention as ...
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Coffee Roasting Yields

I am trying to understand yield control in coffee roasting. In other areas of the food industry I work in, controlling yield is crucial to commercial success eg input less moisture loss + finished ...
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