[Homeroast] Bonaverde coffee machine

Ben Treichel J.W.Bullfrog at gmail.com
Mon Dec 2 15:27:03 CST 2013


I agree.


On Mon, Dec 2, 2013 at 1:50 PM, Seth Grandeau <grandeau at gmail.com> wrote:

> I emailed the guys (but did not join the kickstarter).  They're not looking
> at Customers like us, who are willing to buy dedicated roasting hardware,
> they're looking at people who have never been exposed to fresh roasted
> coffee.  They were talking about a future feature to separate roasting from
> brewing, so you could roast in advance, but it kills the "gimmick" aspect.
>  I was also concerned about fires and cleaning, but they said that neither
> were an issue and they've run their test machines through 100s of cycles.
>
> I'm choosing to think of it this way.  Dedicated consumer roasters, like
> the Behmor, made roasting an option to people like me, who were not willing
> to make their own devices.  This is the next logical step to open the
> homeroasting market to people who weren't willing to try (or knew about)
> consumer roasters, but who are intrigued by the idea and the approachable
> price.  If it expands the market for specialty green coffee, all the
> better, and maybe some of the buyers of these roaster/brewers will
> "upgrade" to consumer roasters, just like some of us on this mailing list
> have upgraded to professional roasters.  For me...I'll stick with my
> Behmor.
>
>
> On Mon, Dec 2, 2013 at 2:20 PM, Ben Treichel <J.W.Bullfrog at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> > Also, most of the smell of coffee roasting is not what is expected, and
> not
> > very appealing.
> >
> >
> > On Mon, Dec 2, 2013 at 12:48 PM, Neil Harrington
> > <neildharrington at gmail.com>wrote:
> >
> > > Also, I wonder about the the shells of the beans, this is not trivial.
> > >
> > > I always have a fair amount of smoke (which I think they said can
> > resolve,
> > > but it is still nasty)
> > >
> > >
> > > On Mon, Dec 2, 2013 at 10:32 AM, John Nanci <john at chocolatealchemy.com
> > > >wrote:
> > >
> > > > IMO yes.  They need to rest.  And also, counter to what they claim,
> > they
> > > > are not the first to come up with this idea or even prototype.  And
> > when
> > > > this was pointed out to them, they either totally ignored it or said
> > they
> > > > were the first to try and bring it to production.  I saw a prototype
> of
> > > the
> > > > same three in one machine at an SCAA event a few years back.
> > > >
> > > > Alchemist at large
> > > > John
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > At 04:38 PM 11/27/2013, you wrote:
> > > >
> > > >> Interesting device, but shouldn't you let the beans rest before
> > brewing.
> > > >>
> > > >> http://www.coolhunting.com/food-drink/bonaverde-coffee-
> > > >> machine.php?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&
> > > >> utm_campaign=Feed%3A%20ch%20%28Cool%20Hunting%29
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