[Homeroast] Beginner grill roasting

Brian Kamnetz bkamnetz at gmail.com
Wed Nov 19 15:19:54 CST 2014

A list member named Ron Kyle produced coffee roasting drums for use on gas
grills, but unfortunately passed away several years ago. His little
company, RK Drums, is still in business. That might be a good place to
start. I know Ron used to sell rotisserie motors that reportedly worked
pretty well.



On Wed, Nov 19, 2014 at 1:21 PM, Will Stevens <stevens.williamr at gmail.com>

> I started roasting coffee this fall using the HG/DB method.  In my last SM
> shipment, I purchased a behmor drum on clearance and have been roasting the
> last few lbs on my gas grill.   I love the increase in batch size that this
> method allows; i don't love that I cannot see the beans.  Additionally, my
> current method rotating the drum using a drill leaves leaves a lot of room
> for improvement.
> I think that this method shows a lot of promise and am looking for
> suggestions on ways to rotate the drum automatically, monitor bean
> temperature,and/or add a thief visually inspect the beans.
> Any comments would be appreciated.
> Thanks
> Will
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