[Homeroast] First Annual HB Home Roasting Competition

Lynne lynnebiz at gmail.com
Tue Mar 2 11:45:02 CST 2010


Hi Peter -

Glad you are enjoying our collective addiction to homeroasting.

Suggestion - repost this under its own heading. More people will read it &
you're sure to get responses. (I only roast stovetop, so I can't help).

Happy roasting!

Lynne

On Sun, Feb 28, 2010 at 5:29 PM, Peter Louton <peter at midwestbicycleworks.com
> wrote:

> Hi Everybody,
>
> I just joined this list and wish I would have known about it sooner, but
> next year, definitely.
>
> I had been home roasting in my convection oven for the past 18 months and
> doing it seat of the pants as they say, really only burnt 2 roasts and under
> roasted maybe 5 or so batches.  The smoke did get overwhelming at times in
> the Winter, since it can get chilly here in Fort Wayne, IN.  Anyways, I did
> just get a Behmor and was wondering what's a good way to just start playing.
>  I can do larger batches at a time, since I will often go through 3 pounds
> of green beans a week.  I guess what I'm asking, is that should I use each
> of the Profiles 1-5 and not really make any changes for awhile or should I
> do it more seat of the pants?  I will be starting an excel file of beans and
> blends and what I do, but am looking for guidance with using the behmor.
>
> Thanks in advance,
>
> Peter
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