Tag: roast levels

Roasting – Delaying the First Crack

The process of coffee roasting is a science that requires more precision than many people realize. Depending on the flavor profile you’re looking for, you may find it beneficial to control the time it takes for your coffee to reach the first crack. When I first started roasting my own coffee, I went into it ...

Understanding the Roasts

There are many different levels one can reach when they roast their own coffee. Most people are aware of three: Light, medium, and dark. For lower quality coffee that is not freshly-roasted, these classifications work. However, if you are interested in expanding your palette when it comes to coffee, it is important to understand the ...