6 Common Roast Defects & How to Recognise Them
Nobody achieves the perfect roast the first time, or the second time, or even the tenth time. It requires expertise and more than a few burnt beans to understand and control your roast profile. But it’s a lot easier to do that when you understand the problems you’re seeing in your roast.
What Happens During Coffee Roasting: The Physical Changes
Roasting transforms coffee from a green seed to the aromatic, flavorful bean we love. But what happens during the process?
Step-by-Step VIDEO Guide to Developing a Roast Profile - Perfect Daily Grind
There's a lot more to roast profiling than light, dark, and medium. The exact temperature you use, when you decrease or increase the heat, how long you hold the temperature at that level for... it all affects the final flavour of the coffee. And it's up to the roaster to find
Roasting For Sweetness, Decaf & Otherwise: A Practical Guide - Perfect Daily Grind
Sweetness is one of the universally appreciated characteristics of a good cup of coffee. In fact, it’s the common denominator of just about all roasting and preparation styles. Whether you prefer bright, acid-forward, light roasts or darker, full-bodied coffees, developing and highlighting sweetness is key to achieving a balanced,
Roasting For Filter Coffee vs. For Espresso
There are a lot of things to consider when choosing a coffee roast profile. Are you aiming for a light, medium, or dark roast? How was the coffee processed, and what does that mean for your roast curve? Brewing method also has a role. You’ll likely make different roasting
Understanding Roaster Drum Speed & Its Affect on Your Coffee
Coffee roasting includes adjusting many variables to create your perfect roast profile. By changing factors including temperature, length of roast, and airflow, you can highlight sweetness, emphasize acidity, or create a well-balanced roast. But how does drum speed impact your results?