Roast Coffee Pairing #67: Same Coffee, Two Roast Levels--Ethiopia Guji Suke Quto
This week we are looking at the way roast level affects the cup. We’ve roasted a great new Ethiopia arrival in two very different ways. The first batch was roasted to City+ and employed a quicker profile with final thermaprobe temperature of 430 degrees and roast time of 13 minutes. The resultant cup has a light body, sweet honey and tea-like notes. The second batch was roasted to Full City and employed a longer profile with the same final thermaprobe temperature of 430 degrees but a roast time of 15 minutes. This extra two minutes in the roaster adds more depth to the body along with caramelized sugar and nutty hints. Both roasts feature a wonderful gingerbread flavor and show how much roast level/profile affects flavor.