[Homeroast] Behmor profiles

kevin creason ckevinj at gmail.com
Wed Aug 25 21:51:56 CDT 2010


Nice! A behmor wiki
I'll split the thinker's fee with Abundell.

Who should host it? SM or B16k?

-Kevin
/*“ I am looking for a lot of men who have an infinite capacity to not know
what can't be done. ” -- Henry Ford  */



On Wed, Aug 25, 2010 at 7:27 PM, Eoghan Abundell <abundell at gmail.com> wrote:

> I've been roasting SM beans for 8-10 years, and bought a Behmor about a
> year
> ago. I am the lone coffee drinker in the house and brew in a Technivorm to
> the 6 cup line in the AM. I buy 10-15 lbs in 1-2 lb bags at a time to save
> on shipping and drink Central/So. American beans. I always try a lot of
> different beans from the New Arrivals list and generally like to roast to
> FC+. I'm pretty laid back and definitely not as discerning as many of you.
> But the net-net is that I never get to re-order a bean that I like. So I
> get
> one shot at guessing the perfect roast.
>
> I'm in something of a (pleasant) rut. I always roast a full 1-2 lb bag of
> beans... either two 8 oz batches or three 10-11 oz batches. I set the
> Behmor
> to 1 lb., P1 (though I recently tried P2) and generally hit the cool button
> a few seconds into 2nd crack. The beans come out looking chocolaty brown.
> and compare to the SM FC+ pic.I have experimented with lighter roasts and
> when I get them right, they're great, but sometimes I under-roast and the
> coffee is thin and awful, so I mostly take the sure bet and go FC+, which I
> love.
>
> So here's my question. Wouldn't it be nice if I actually knew how other
> people roasted a specific bean. For example, I'm looking at a pound of
> green
> El Salvador Los Luchadores Pacamara. I'm sure some folks have roasted some
> in a Behmor and got it just right (or just wrong). I saw the Behmor Thing.
> Any chance someone could create a simple repository where folks could post
> their Behmor settings for specific beans? Or something like that.
>
> ~Abundell
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