Moka Kadir again. Took this one to Full City+ / maybe Vienna? Temps on this one are from the fancy new thermocouple I hacked into the roaster. Vital Stats: 250g roasted, 77F Ambient, Target of Full City++ (447F). Post roast weight: 206g. Time Temp Heater Fan Notes 0:00 229 100 0 0:15 243 100 0 […]
Since the HotTop arrived, I’ve gone through four roasts. The first roast (which I’ll call roast zero) was a total failure and I was quite bummed. That is, until I realized that in my excitement and haste, I had forgotten to install the rear filter. Without the rear filter, way too much air was drawn […]
The seller sent along some pics of the roaster and here they are, in case you were wondering what in the world I’ve been blabbering on about.
After burning through (not literally) a few pounds of green beans with the iRoast that AJ graciously sent me, I quickly realized that I really enjoy roasting coffee. I like the iRoast, but it has a very limited capacity and it’s really not known to be a great espresso roaster, so I started doing some […]
The multimeter and thermocouple I ordered to monitor roasting temp arrived today! I also stumbled on this handy little chart for the iRoast over on Sweet Marias. I’m reproducing it here so I don’t lose it… Degree of Roast Temp Green Unroasted 75 Starting to pale 270 Early yellow 327 Yellow-Tan 345 Light Brown 370 […]