"Beanology" w/ roast profile

Discuss roast levels and profiles for espresso, equipment for roasting coffee.
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Postby Eastsideloco » Sat Aug 10, 2013 10:05 am

This Sprudge article might be of interest to some on the home roasting forum:


sprudge.com wrote:"Beanologies" is the Cafe Imports-coined term for the in depth information about a specific coffee; its bio, so to speak. To help inform the enlightened roasting of their coffees, they've teamed with the folks at Cropster in developing suggested roast profiles for a selection of their green coffees, to be included in their distinct "Beanologies" listings. These suggestions take the form of roast profile charts, developed using Cropster's roasting software linked directly to Cafe Imports' Probat coffee roasting apparatus.


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Postby another_jim » Sat Aug 10, 2013 11:05 am

There's this weird convergence going on between micro roasters, advanced home roasters, and vendors like Coffee Shrub, Cafe Imports and Ninety Plus. There's a similar convergence on the brewing shot pulling side as well. We've had "super-premium" auction and micro lot coffee for a while; it looks like we are getting some new styles of organization for roasting, brewing and marketing them as well.

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Postby farmroast » Sat Aug 10, 2013 7:43 pm

It's rather fascinating, just in its early stages. Can't say more yet but stay tuned.
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Postby Italyhound » Sun Aug 11, 2013 8:31 am

Thanks for posting. I would love something like that.
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Postby farmroast » Tue Aug 13, 2013 10:28 am

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Postby tamarian » Tue Aug 13, 2013 2:35 pm

farmroast wrote:James Hoffmann just posted on the topic http://www.jimseven.com/2013/08/13/cafe-imports-and-roast-profiles/

What an interesting quote by James:
There is a painful absence of information regarding roasting coffee available. There is nothing of value in books, or online bar a few interesting home roaster discussions.
(Emphasis by me)

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Postby Mohammad » Fri Aug 23, 2013 6:59 pm