[Homeroast] Jimma

ricky carter rickylc99 at gmail.com
Wed Oct 13 11:08:55 CDT 2010


I just sent off an order to Compass Coffee to compare MiKe's treatment of
this coffee to what I can get out of the Behmor.

This should be "interesting" !

LOL!!

On Wed, Oct 13, 2010 at 7:57 AM, Hank Perkins <hankperkins at gmail.com> wrote:

> Thanks Ricky.  If I could have afforded it I would have purchased a real
> roaster when I got the Behmor. After owning a Hottop I really love the one
> pound capacity. But miss how the Hottop operates like a real roaster.  One
> day I hope to be able to afford a Diedrich 2.5. That would be the perfect
> roaster for me.
>
> The Behmor is a good roaster. It is fairly brainless. Unfortunately as a
> 110v device it is limited.  At this point I just don't think there is enough
> energy in a 110v circuit to provide me with adequate energy to meet my
> desires for a roaster.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Hank
>
> On Oct 13, 2010, at 6:26 AM, ricky carter <rickylc99 at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > I shot for the profile MiKe was kind enough to share:
> >
> > For drum roaster:
> > 300f 6min
> > 405f 12min Start of true 1st, not earlies
> > 432f 15:15 EOR
> > (bean mass temps)
> >
> > Of course in the Behmor good luck getting anything more than a rough
> approx
> > of the times, no good way to monitor bean mass temps.
> >
> >
> > 226 gram load,  P1
> >
> > I started opening the door just before the 1st outlier pops of 1st (you
> can
> > hear some beans hiss), time would have been around 11:30.  I open the
> door
> > pretty far, almost to the 1st stop, around a 45 degree angle.  only for a
> > few seconds at this point to prevent the beans from gaining too much more
> > energy.
> >
> > Once 1st started in earnest, i opened the door to 45 degrees on and off
> > pretty much all the way through 1st. It's hard to tell you exactly, and
> I'm
> > not sure it's advisable as your roasting environment is going to be
> > different.
> >
> > I hit the 1st crack time with this load, and was able to stretch to his
> > recommended 3:15 to EOR without hitting second crack, but this bean
> > definitely points out the limitations of the Behmor.  It might also be
> worth
> > experimenting more with P2 to see if this profile can be done more
> > consistently on that setting.
> >
> > I got a decent cup, drinking now @ about 60 hours post roast.  Not
> perfect,
> > may be some stalling issues, but decent.  Maybe I can order a lb of
> roasted
> > beans from MiKe to compare against!  :D
> >
> > I think a Quest M3 or Hottop would give much better results on this bean,
> > the Behmor is great for the right bean, but it's not going to do justice
> to
> > a bean that doesn't fit the "mold" .
> >
> > Good Luck!
> >
> >
> > On Wed, Oct 13, 2010 at 2:03 AM, Yakster <yakster at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> >> Received, roasted, and resting.
> >> Should have picked up ten pounds.
> >>
> >> -Chris
> >>
> >> Pecked out on my mobile phone.
> >> On Oct 12, 2010 8:36 PM, "Hank Perkins" <hankperkins at gmail.com> wrote:
> >>> Rickey,
> >>>
> >>> Can you give me the specifics of the roast profile in the Behmor? I
> >>> have 10 pounds of the Jimma coming. I need to know when you opened
> >>> the door, how much you opened the door, and for how long the door was
> >>> open. I have had the Behmor for about 6 months but have not done much
> >>> with the roast profiles. I wish they would provide temps and times
> >>> for each profile.
> >>>
> >>> Thanks!!
> >>>
> >>> On Tue, Oct 12, 2010 at 8:25 PM, Allon Stern <allon at radioactive.org>
> >> wrote:
> >>>>
> >>>> On Oct 10, 2010, at 9:13 PM, miKe mcKoffee wrote:
> >>>>
> >>>>> For air roaster (with the caveat I haven't air roasted this bean,
> >> strictly
> >>>>> based on 6 years or so experience controlled profile Caffe' Rosto
> >> roasting):
> >>>>> 300f 5min
> >>>>> 405f 11min
> >>>>> 432f 14:15
> >>>>
> >>>> Alright, I roasted up a batch tonight according to this profile on the
> >> PID iRoast.
> >>>> It was really interesting watching how it developed, and how slowly. I
> >> can't wait to try this. Pending rest, of course! Oh, that's the hardest
> >> part!
> >>>>
> >>>> How long 'til maximum sing, miKe?
> >>>> -
> >>>> allon
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