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Home Coffee Roasting Tips & Reviews

Whether just getting started with roasting your own coffee beans or a more veteran Home Coffee Roaster, here at Burman Coffee Traders we want to help you get that perfect cup of coffee from your home roasting experience.

In addition to great products for Home Coffee Roasting, we also strive to be an educational resource for home roasters . . . which is what our Coffee Roasting Learning Center is all about.

  • Want to learn more about different types of coffee?
  • Want to learn what are the best coffee roast styles?
  • What are the different kinds of roasters for home roasting?
  • And a host of other questions on home coffee roasting

Well, you have come to the right page! Below is a partial list of some of the informative articles we’ve written on Home Coffee Roasting Primers:

Basics of Home Coffee Roasting

Understanding Different Types of Coffees

Using Coffee Roasters and other Equipment

Coffee and Tea Miscellany


Buying Coffee Beans for Home Coffee Roasting

Video: Using the Behmor 1600 Plus Home Coffee Roaster

Here are two great videos by Jon demonstrating the use of the Behmor Plus Roaster, one of the most popular drum style roasters available.

Using the main features of the Behmor:

Here is Jon demonstrating using the Advanced Features of the Behmor 1600 Plus

Key Features

  • Largest batch size of any home coffee roaster
  • Great re-burner for semi-smokeless roasting (until you hit a dark roast)
  • Easy to use control panel
  • Inbound cool mode for easy start to finish roasting
  • A variety of time settings
  • 5 different heat settings (plus an additional 5 with the new plus model)
  • Ability to adjust roast time during the roast (on the fly)
  • RoHS Compliant
  • A very quiet roaster – most can hear the cracks very easily
  • Thermostatically controlled quartz roasting elements
  • Electrical specs: 1630 watts 15 amps 120 volts (very high draw device)
  • Dimensions Length: 17.5 Height: 10.5 Depth: 12.5