Looking for the Best Roast Profile?

Not long ago Cropster (coffee roast profile and quality logging software) shared the roast profiles of the winners of the Word Coffee Roasting Championship. If you look at them they look very different from what you find in our course and yet, they were awarded the best roast profiles in 2015. If you look at [...]

Looking for the Best Roast Profile?2019-07-08T15:15:31-07:00

The Ultimate Guide to Coffee Freshness

Most of our students at Boot Camp Coffee join the course because they started or want to start a coffee business providing freshly roasted coffee beans for their customers. As far as I know, we do not have coffee roasters who do not consider freshness as one of their qualitative advantages over mass-produced coffee, but [...]

The Ultimate Guide to Coffee Freshness2019-07-08T15:15:31-07:00

4 Scenarios to Determine the Way You Do Sample Roasts

In the last email round we got a question from Isaac: "How to handle sample roasting?". BTW if you are not subscribed to our mailing list, do it now! It is full of coffee stories and useful tips. Subscribe by clicking here Now, back to sample roasting. First, you must ask yourself the essential [...]

4 Scenarios to Determine the Way You Do Sample Roasts2019-07-08T15:15:31-07:00

Are Coffee Roast Profiles and Pink Unicorns the Same Thing?

Not long ago, I received an email where the author had very cynical views about roast profiling. In his story he claimed that roast profiles are overrated, and the general customer does not taste the difference between different profiles. I think this is an excellent and evergreen topic and I know there are many roasters [...]

Are Coffee Roast Profiles and Pink Unicorns the Same Thing?2019-07-08T15:15:31-07:00

Look at Your Green Coffee Before You Roast It

High-density beans have more cells per cubic millimeter and thus a denser cell structure than low-density beans. As a result, high-density beans are more resistant to heat and the roaster must adjust the roast profile accordingly. There are different ways to determine the "hardness" or bean density of a coffee bean. The most common and [...]

Look at Your Green Coffee Before You Roast It2019-07-08T15:15:31-07:00

Affordable Coffee Roaster You Can Learn Roasting On

Learning the craft of roasting requires many hours of practice. Without access to a production roaster, it can be hard to come by the opportunity to roast regularly, something we have been thinking about at Boot Camp Coffee since we launched our online courses. Most home roasters do not give a very good simulation of [...]

Affordable Coffee Roaster You Can Learn Roasting On2019-07-08T15:15:32-07:00

Most Common Coffee Roasting Mistakes Captured on Photos

In the art and practice of coffee roasting, we deal with a number of factors that affect the outcome of the process. Some, such as the mechanical design of the machine or the airflow capacity of the roaster, cannot be controlled by the roaster operator. However, other factors can be directly controlled, including the time/temperature [...]

Most Common Coffee Roasting Mistakes Captured on Photos2019-07-08T15:15:32-07:00