Roast Coffee

DIY Roasters

Home Roasting Basics: Overview of home coffee roasting, from picking a roast method to selecting beans and determining roast level.
Air Popper Roasting: What You Need: A hot air popcorn popper of the recommended design only.....
Air Popper Modifications - Adding a Thermometer: A thermometer can help you establish a more consistent roasting routine. Adding a thermometer to your air popper measures....

Home Roaster Tip Sheets

Nesco Tip Sheet (pdf) : This Sweet Maria's Tip Sheet is meant as a supplement to the Nesco manual.
Behmor 1600 Tip Sheet (pdf) : This Sweet Maria's Coffee tip sheet is meant to supplement the manual that comes with the Behmor 1600.
Hearthware i-Roast 2 Online Tipsheet: Roasting is fun. It's as easy as you want to make it, or as exacting and technical as you care to be...

Roasting Theory

Cooling the Roast: A lot of the control you need to produce consistent roasts depends upon your cooling method.
Visual Guide to The Roast Process: Color is just one of the ways to determine degree of roast. By itself, it is of limited use.
How to Choose a Home Roaster FAQ: Over the years I have responded to countless emails from folks who want to start home roasting and are not sure how.

Old, Big, Odd

Antique Home Coffee Roasters: A look at some antique roasters I have accumulated over the years. Not an exhaustive gallery.. .
Our Deidrich 12 K Roaster: Some pictures of our Diedrich 12 K Roaster .. moving it, installing it, and running over Judy's hedgehog.
The Roasters of Intelligentsia : Intelligentsia is the place where you find everything Gothot, the German manufacturer was subsumed to Probat years ago.