The Coffee Roaster's Handbook: A How-To Guide for Home and Professional Roasters (Paperback)
From bean to brew--a complete guide to coffee roasting for beginners and professionals alike
Now you can master the art of coffee roasting--with its heavenly aromas and full-bodied flavors--all on your own. The Coffee Roaster's Handbook is packed with practical information for roasters of any level, whether you're just getting started or you're already a coffee-roasting connoisseur.
From selecting and purchasing green coffee beans to storing and cupping your roasts, this colorfully illustrated handbook has all the comprehensive, roasting-related knowledge you'll need to create and enjoy your own delicious coffee. You'll find a deep dive on the science of coffee roasting, tips on how to spot bean defects, a how-to guide to evaluating your roasts, and so much more. Now, go forth and roast
The Coffee Roaster's Handbook includes:
- A brief history of coffee--Learn all about the origins of coffee, including primitive roasting methods, its introduction to worldwide trade markets, and its evolution to today.
- Essential roasting equipment--Explore helpful info about at-home and commercial equipment, from air-popper-style roasters to large drum roasters, and other important tools like thermometers, afterburners, and beyond.
- Quick reference guide--Discover an illustrated guide to roasting with a small or large drum roaster, from start to finish.
Master the art of coffee roasting with The Coffee Roaster's Handbook