Roasting profiles and how to know the difference.

What is your favorite roast?

April 18, 2017 Kay Dixon

Do you have a favorite coffee roast?  Do you know the difference? Each roast has a unique quality and it is really personal choice as what you like. As this image shows,roasts have a wide range. The images start with green (unroasted)  coffee. As the roasting process begins chemical changes start in the bean. The green coffee will go from green to gold. At this point the coffee is at an internal temperature that the coffee begins to roast. As it turns a light brown it will go into first crack. This first crack or pop sets the roast from...