Goodbye Fresh Roast, you served me well.
Sometimes you gotta take a step back and admire your roaster.
Hello from the 2018 Coffee Roasters Guild Retreat
Got to roast on a Loring this weekend
I started as a barista but recently got the opportunity to learn how to start roasting, here is my first batch!
Replacement parts came in and my sample pack arrived today. Im about to do my first roast!!
New Behmor plus. Second attempt. India Elephant Hills AA free beans that were supplied
Birthday coffee from Sweet Maria's
Hands down, my favorite thing I’ve seen stowaway from origin.
I'm having a bad day
Looks so happy after getting a good cleaning!
Roasted 90g of Panama Geisha.
Loving the Ikawa so far.
The most satisfying part of vacuum sealed lots.
Took the new Huky for its first test run tonight!
Roasting tip - don’t leave your notebook unattended.
Bought my first big bag!
When you get sick of the fire alarm and don’t have any other well-ventilated options...
Hello from istanbul coffee festival!!
My first espresso blend roast, waited five days for this glorious moment!
Was a tad bit too cold to roast beans in the garden today so I decided to improvise
New here - new to roasting - this is my newly acquired SF 25 - I look forward to the adventure!
8$ original 1500W poppery! Thrift store <3
First roast on the new Behmor 1600AB. Colombia Supremo - FC
A beautiful day to roast August's coffee
Total noob roaster having too much fun
Just finished my heat gun flour sifter set up
Just finished my heat gun flour sifter roaster
Got my Kaldi coffee roaster today, it's awesome.
Got myself an assistant!
This is how I label the decaf roast for my pregnant wife.
My first batch as a professional. 50 lbs of beautiful Nicaraguan fair trade. :3
Huky 500T Colombia Narino City+ for Espresso
Most surprisingly effective chaff filter award goes to: A bowl of water
The Worst Green Quality I’ve Ever Seen
Finally ready to start roasting!
Inaugural roast with my new Huky 500T!
God damn I love my job.
Vacuum degassing a fresh roast - Ethiopia, Sidamo
Just getting ready to pour the molds for a new fluid bed roaster
Vintage Uno Coffee Roaster
Papua New Guinea - Sigri Kula Peaberry roasted on a Behmor 1600 Plus. This roast smells incredible!
First batch (12oz) from my 3d printed fluid bed roaster!
Can't wait for my day off on Friday!
Just got this used! Not the best shape hope I can get some help from other owners
Hidden at the bottom of a 10 bag pallet. Always check your shipments.
Half batch of Eastern Highlands, Paupua New Guinea about to be d-d-dropped.
It took me 6 roasts with my heat gun and dog bowl but I finally got a delicious cup of coffee!
Heres my very first roast. Was heat gun and a wok
When you roast outdoors and it is raining but, *ROASTING IS LIFE*
My homemade redwood roaster
Just got the brand new 35 set in her new home
Thrilled about this upgrade
I Just Dug Out My Pre-Reddit Cobbled Together Roaster. Haven’t Used in 14 Years, But it Still Works. Wish Me Luck!
Thought you guys might like to see the new roaster I get to use!
Selling my Genecafe.
How'd I do ?
Sunday morning coffee roasting
El Salvador Natural Process Pacamara 👌
Patience Is A Virtue: The Story of My Beans
Made my first roaster during my lunch breaks last week. $35 in parts, plus free scrap wood and a repurposed drill from my tools.
I hope all your production days are going better. Our Loring kestrel’s discharge gate malfunctioned and dropped a whole batch into some coffee we were blending. 90lbs roasted, plus 40lbs green.
I finally built a cooler/chaff collector. Love it!
My first roast - Costa Rica, Tarrazu
Peru Saul Olivera - washed.
I've been roasting in a cast iron skillet for about 6 months now. I am happy with how consistent I am able to get the roasts.
Happy roasting day!
First roast I've done, used Happymug's Brazil Alta Mogiana with stainless steel pot and a whisk. How's it look?
Love my job.
My current battle station
Trying out a Nicaraguan from Burman Coffee today.
First batch of a Caribbean red honey process on HG/FS. Probably went a little too dark; should have dropped the heat more during 1C. Thoughts?
Moving the roaster
Thought I’d share my roaster set up
It was a long night roasting
Upside of a -21F morning: cooling your Behmor drum and the Yirgs quickly outside
Ethiopia/Yirga Chefe roast in a rotisserie.
Afternoon roasting (Behmor 1600+)
Proud owner of Huky no. 1464.
First time poster and my first batch of coffee. How am I doing?
Best attempt so far! (Ethiopia; in pan on the stove)
Small roasting business taking the next step - bought an old ice cream hut and making it a double drive thru!
Started roasting a week ago and just found out Burman is just a few miles away. That place is great
Finished my first successful roast today! Can't wait to cup it
Fresh roasted guatemalan beans
First roasts on the popper! Evenish?
Almost ready to try my first roast!
Colombian Popoyano Supremo - roasted in a Behmor 1600+. The house smells awesome today!
Second roast. This time with a HG and bread machine
I've been using this setup for about a year and so far the only thing to fail has been my $7 heat gun
Came home from Easter with an upgrade!
Yikes! No wonder cooling was going too slow! Possible fire hazard too.
Do any of you guys also collect weird beans you find in your roasts? Because I sure do
So how is everyone's day going?
The result of 2 hours of roasting on my HGBM. Unfortunately I buggered up the Bali blue moon pretty bad, otherwise I'm pleased!
Ethiopia Shakiso, second attempt in the popcorn popper.
Tips for improving my stove top roast game.
First roast I'm proud of. Audible second crack had just begun.
We upgraded to an Ambex YM-2! Excited about the increased capacity (and the beautiful machine)
Upgraded from the popcorn maker to a brand new Gene Cafe!
My very first roast thanks to my wife. Ethiopian Yirgacheffe. Very excited to try it out
Roasted for the first time in about 6 months. Felt nice being able to get 4lbs done in less than an hour.
Got a garanti coffee roaster as a gift i have no clue where to start any suggestions?
Rwanda Rulindo Tumba with the Gene Cafe
Inaugural roast with the Hot Top
Pulled the trigger, and ordered the Diedrich IR-1 roaster today!! If you have one, I would love to hear your thoughts on it!
Mexican Alutra right out of the roaster!
Coffee place opened near me that will roast on demand with this - help IDing?
Let's see how creatively mean you can be Reddit. Gloves off I can take it.
Thanks for the help r/roasting! Long time lurker, first time roaster.
New batch of Ethiopian, can’t wait to try some once it’s roasted!
1 Lady at the garage sale: my son bought it and then he joined the Marines. I dunno what it is. How much you asking? I dunno. 20 bucks sound alright? It's probably worth more than that. Ok, $25. You want it or not? Sold.
Fresh batch of Ethiopian Yirgacheffe. Tastes like lemonade with light floral notes. So dang juicy.
First time roasting Colombian Supremo with Severin Popcorn Maker
Pretty happy with my first roast of the year [Ethiopian Kochere Tore Grade 1 Natural process]
Colombia Caturra Washed. Red apple, sugar cane, and honey
My modded popcorn popper
SW Ethiopia Biftu roasted on GC. I used the 3 stage profile and a higher temp of 473*F since I figured a washed Ethiopia needs more temp than the usual...
Thrifted a Whirley Pop thanks to this sub. Roasted some Guatemalan this morning and can’t believe how good it turned out for a novice like me. Thank you!
See these all over eBay, any they any good?
Been at it since 1030 today, having a fucking blast
Fresh roasted natural Ethiopian with tasting notes of wooden deck
My DIY cooler and chaff remover
Ethiopian dry process - stove top roast from last night. It’s not much, but it’s mine!
Behmor Panel Fix (Sticker)
My very first espresso blend!
fun roasting setup, been playing with imparting various smoke flavors into roast like cherry and applewood.
Just finished roasting some beans from Kayanza Burundi
My first roast! What do yiu think?
Stove Top Roast
TIFU: Wrong lever! Dropped green in when I meant to dump finished coffee out. Approximately 25 lbs into 250 lbs. Bad, bad, bad.
This is my setup the exhaust fan goes out side no more smoke alarm
Behmor 1600 from Ebay arrived today!
No more air popper, pots or pans. I am so excited. Many thanks to this sub for all my geeking out research.
2017 Ethiopia is looking good.
First time roasting, 50g batches using a pan. Thai arabica from Chang rai.
I know guys you don't like ikawa pro as a first roaster but just wanted to share my excitement.
Either I've been roasting completely wrong or this poster is really confused about roast levels
Finally upgraded from my popper
My new roasting set up
Obligatory first roast photo. Critique welcome.
Roasted in a hot air popcorn popper
My Home Roasting Setup.
Bought some cheap ($10) but surprisingly sensitive mics to connect to phone to use as a megaphone to hear first cracks...
Another first roast post, some details in comments
When the shear disc fails to fail first