[Homeroast] New roaster

John Monteleone johnmonteleone at gmail.com
Wed May 8 12:13:56 CDT 2013


I read somewhere that the Quest is good if your roasting multiple batches
at a time.  Do you find that to be true.  What if you only roasted two
batches at a time.  Or even just one batch. Is it too much machine for that
little roasting.

John


On Wed, May 8, 2013 at 7:23 AM, Barry Luterman <lutermanb at gmail.com> wrote:

> I had a Hottop for years and loved it. When it started to need repairs I
> bought a Quest. I too wanted a more hands on experience. I really like the
> Quest. It performs better than the Hottop and allows for more control over
> the roast. In addition, The Quest roasts well in my garage in the winter
> down to about 40 degrees F. The Hottop did not do as well when the ambient
> temperature dropped below 50. However, Hottop should be coming out with
> their larger capacity model soon. You might want to wait and see what they
> are offering before making a purchase. Both are excellent roasters
>
>
> On Tue, May 7, 2013 at 11:25 PM, John Monteleone
> <johnmonteleone at gmail.com>wrote:
>
> > I'd like to get a new roaster. I've been roasting with my Behmor for 3
> > years and it's been great. Love the results. But I'd really like to learn
> > about the roasting process and would like a more manual machine. Or least
> > one where I can determine all or most of the variables of the roast.
>  From
> > the looks of it, it seems likes that leaves me with either one of the
> > Hoptops or the Quest.  Can anyone comment on those machines or recommend
> > another roaster.
> >
> > Thanks
> > John
> >
> > Sent from my iPad
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