[Homeroast] Behmor roasting from Joe Behm

Steve Jacobs steve.jacobs at gmail.com
Mon Mar 16 15:14:15 CDT 2015


As Mike mentioned, the 1600 is upgradable, but you should be handy with a
screwdriver and not be afraid of digging deep into the innards of your
Behmor.  :D

On Mon, Mar 16, 2015 at 3:39 PM, Mike Davis <mldavis2 at sbcglobal.net> wrote:

> I am on a Facebook web site in which Joe shows up from time to time.  He's
> in Australia at a cupping convention and said that he spent a day with the
> guy doing all the roasts for the competition. He uses a Behmor 1600-Plus
> (new panel) and 200 g. batches (slightly under 1/2#).  Joe watched this guy
> run about 30 roasts for the cupping competition and learned what he's doing:
>
> P1 profile up to the start of 1C, then go into manual mode by pressing P2
> (25% power).  This stretches out 1C (which is what many of us used to do by
> opening the door a crack) yet has sufficient momentum that the roast does
> not stall.  Finish at whatever point you and your beans determine.  Joe
> also stated that he was on his way to somewhere in Asia but would test some
> 336 g. batches when he gets back to the states.
>
> This is interesting because my last batch of 227 g (1/2#) was P1 and P3 @
> 1C.  I was afraid P2 was too low, but I'll use P2 on the next batch.
>
> For those of you using the old Behmor, you can install the new panel
> yourself - minimal hassle - and turn it into a 1600-Plus.
>
> Mike Davis
> Neosho, MO
>
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