Coffee Chaff, what is it?

Roastmaster Operations Coffee roasting

Air roasting is especially good at removing the coffee chaff during roasting. If you’re unsure what chaff is please see our short video above. Visit The Coffee Roaster’s Brisbane or Sydney roasterys and pick up a bag of coffee chaff to enrich your potting mix or feed your worm bed…. SERIOUSLY. Please call ahead, Contact Sydney or Contact Brisbane to ...

Accurate small batch roasting on the Piccolo Chinook wins more awards

Roastmaster Operations Coffee Judging, Coffee roasting

Previously announced late breaking news: The Coffee Roaster wins 2 GOLD, one SILVER and 8 BRONZE awards at the professionally judged 2014 Royal Hobart Fine Food Show. Duncan Stark, the QLD manager, shows you how we do it in the video above. Visit The Coffee Roaster's Brisbane or Sydney roasterys and you can roast a Kilo to take home of ...

Protect your coffee… store it correctly

Roastmaster Operations Coffee science

How should you, the retail consumer, store coffee?   Let us give you our take on this controversial issue. But first, what are we protecting coffee against? The attacking forces that cause coffee to stale are… Airborne contaminants like Moisture Odours like onion, bacon, etc. Airborne reactants like Oxygen Micro-organisms like those that produce sour-dough starter Heat and light because …

Classifying the “Degree of Roast”

Roastmaster Operations Coffee Judging

The visual spectrum, or what the Roasting Manager sees, will give us an approximate measure of the flavour developed in a particular batch of roasted coffee. A more precise light spectrum is required to measure the roasting degree and assure roasting consistency batch after batch. Accurate & even roasting is critical. This is no Goldilocks fairy tale; never too dark …

Lloyd’s Coffee House

Roastmaster Operations Coffee History

This is the best description we have found of the introduction of coffee to London and specifically Lloyd’s Coffee House It is taken from the book “Against the Gods”; recommended reading for those interested in statistics, finance, the renaissance, etc. One afternoon in 1637 * a Cretan scholar named Canopius sat down in his chambers at Balliol College, Oxford, and …