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    New Video: Air Roasts - Closeup on Roast Levels

    Lighting and other factors can help you look at air roasted coffee

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    Ethiopia Organic Dry Process Two Ways: Regular vs. Decaf

    An amazing dry process Ethiopia now available as both regular and decaf.

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  3. Behmor  Roaster: Video Primer on Cleaning and Maintenance

    Behmor Roaster: Video Primer on Cleaning and Maintenance

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

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  4. 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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    David Almond's DIY Flour Sifter Coffee Roaster

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

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  6. Flores as Espresso:  Manu Lalu Coop Lot

    Flores as Espresso: Manu Lalu Coop Lot

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

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  7. Air Roasters: An Overview

    Air Roasters: An Overview

    When blowing hot air gives you solid results

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  8. Behmor Espresso Roast Profile: Peru FTO Don Rigoberto

    Behmor Espresso Roast Profile: Peru FTO Don Rigoberto

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  9. 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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  10. Golden Bean Bronze Medal Bullet Profile

    Golden Bean Bronze Medal Bullet Profile

    Check out Julio's award winning profile.

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  11. 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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  12. 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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Video: Sample Roasting with an Aillio Bullet R1

Video: Sample Roasting with an Aillio Bullet R1
Apr. 29, 2019

The Aillio Bullet R1 is a great home roaster that roasts up to a relatively large batch size of 2.2 pounds but can also roast smaller amounts which makes it a great if you are a professional coffee roaster and you need to roast sample batches for cupping. The new IR sensor in the most recent Bullets makes roasting 150g (4.8oz) easy. This video is about the settings for roasting repeatable batches. There's a fair amount of repetition because it was commentary made over several sample roasts.

The roast starts off with a low temperature charge of 225°F to achieve even yellowing. The goal here is to create a baseline roast profile with the least amount of adjustments along the way, similar to how we roast with our 3 barrel sample roaster. The Bullet does a good job of creating an even roast color in the interior and on the exterior of the beans so coffee roasted in a Bullet might actually be darker than it appears.