We are expecting Behmor Plus roasters to be in stock and ready to ship in mid-September. Thanks for your patience.
The Behmor 1600 is easy to use, has smoke suppression technology and has a batch size of up to a pound at a time. It's an affordable drum roaster that uses pre-programmed roast times and curves, with an auto-cooling cycle
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Drum roasters produce a more even roast with balanced body and brightness. They also roast more coffee at once for those who drink a lot of coffee and need something with easy controls the Behmor 1600 starter kit is for you! This kit includes a Behmor, 8 lb Green Coffee Sampler (your choice of regular, decaf, or espresso), valve bags for storing roasted coffee, and our roast log notebook. For an additional cost, we highly reccomend adding a grinder, and Ken David's Classic Book, Home Roasting Romance and Revival.$306.50
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The Behmor 1600 roaster now ships with the Small Grid Drum. So this is only for folks who want to upgrade their older roaster or need a replacement.
The drum has a slightly smaller size and diagonial grid pattern to make it easier to roast small bean coffees and blends with small beans. It also has a hingeless clasp. The smaller grid does mean that there will be more chaff caught in the drum with the roasted beans. Chaff is essentially flavor-neutral, so it is not a problem to grind a little chaff with your coffee - or you can blow off the chaff. We recommend this drum for coffees such as Yemen, and even longberry Harar types that tend to get stuck in the wire grid of the older Behmor drum.
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As of November 2009, Behmor roasters now ship with a "low profile" chaff tray. The re-designed chaff tray improves visibility, so you can see into the roaster much more easily.
In our experience using both chaff trays, there is a definite trade off with using the new low profile tray. Yes, visibility is enhanced, and that is good, but it is harder to maneuver in and out of the roaster, harder to clean, and with rivets and springs added to it, there is more to break. It seems to catch more chaff, but it is not safer in our experience. You can still have a chaff fire with the new tray; we did.
You definitely want to read the PDF that Joe Behm has written about the new chaff tray - as it is trickier to insert and remove from the roaster. Remember to remove the protective film covering on the new chaff tray if you have it, as noted in the Chaff Tray Instructions PDF above.