[Homeroast] Roasting based on crack sounds

miKe mcKoffee mckona at comcast.net
Mon Jun 16 20:31:46 CDT 2014

Claus, for years I've respected your attitude and not letting a challenge
stop you from pursuing something you wanted to do. Kudos. I am curious why
you went from a HotTop to a Behmor. Batch size? IMO the HotTop a superior
roaster as far as roasted end result.

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Subject: Re: [Homeroast] Roasting based on crack sounds


I am totally blind and have been roasting over 10 years, first with a
Hearthware precision, then with a Hottop and now with a Behmore.
I label the bags with coffee in braille so I know what I roast.
I have a scale with a plus minus 1 ram accuracy, and very important and old
braille notetaker with a stop watch and a simple text file where I  have a
log with the name of the coffee, amount I roast, since I use the behmore on
what program I run it. Time to first crack, when first crack ends and when
second crack starts if I roast into that, and when I end the roast.

It would be fantastic with a roaster with an iphone app so we could track 
temperature and  other variables, but it is   possible to roast without this



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