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  1. Video: Cleaning Your Behmor  Roaster

    Video: Cleaning Your Behmor Roaster

    Clean your roaster. Clean your roaster. Clean your roaster.

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  2. Video: Light Roastin' With Your Behmor

    Video: Light Roastin' With Your Behmor

    Grab the controls and roast a light batch with your 1600

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  3. David Almond's DIY Flour Sifter Coffee Roaster

    David Almond's DIY Flour Sifter Coffee Roaster

    Great results from a roaster that only costs a few bucks.

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  4. A Look at  Flores Manu Lalu as Espresso

    A Look at Flores Manu Lalu as Espresso

    Wet process Flores makes fantastic single origin espresso. Have a look at our cupping notes.

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  5. A Guide to Air Roasters

    A Guide to Air Roasters

    When blowing hot air gives you solid results

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  6. Behmor Espresso Roast Profile: Peru FTO Don Rigoberto

    Behmor Espresso Roast Profile: Peru FTO Don Rigoberto

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  7. How to Roast Coffee (circa 1850) !

    How to Roast Coffee (circa 1850) !

    When roasting at home was the primary method, and buying from a shop was your plan b !

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  8. The Golden Bean Bronze Medal Bullet Profile

    The Golden Bean Bronze Medal Bullet Profile

    Check out Julio's award winning profile.

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  9. Behmor Roast Profile: Burundi Kayanza Gahahe

    Behmor Roast Profile: Burundi Kayanza Gahahe

    Taking the "light and bright" approach to roasting Burundi Gahahe on the Behmor 1600+

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  10. Roasting Different Batch Sizes of Burundi on the Behmor 1600+

    Roasting Different Batch Sizes of Burundi on the Behmor 1600+

    What happens when you roast a coffee to the same roast level but at different rates of development?

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  11. Behmor Roast Profile: Burundi Kayanza Dusangirijambo Coop

    Behmor Roast Profile: Burundi Kayanza Dusangirijambo Coop

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  12. Live Stream: Intro to Home Roasting

    Live Stream: Intro to Home Roasting

    Roasting with an electric popcorn popper is easy! Watch our online, interactive demo on 9/6 and we'll show you how.

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Video: A Cooler Way to Cool Your Behmor Roast

Video: A Cooler Way to Cool Your Behmor Roast
June 18th, 2018

The Behmor 1600 has a cooling cycle that gets your roasted coffee down to room temp but it takes a while which means your coffee will continue to roast for a bit after you press the "cool" button. There is a better way...make your own cooling tray. Dan uses the simple combo of a colander, cardboard box and a shop vac to get his extremely hot roasted coffee down to an extremely mild room temperature in just a few minutes.

Please note that removing the drum from the Behmor before the cooling cycle is over can be dangerous so please make sure to have some good oven mitts or pot holders around if you are going to attempt this.