Category: Roast

Roasting is at the core of what we do at Sweet Maria’s, so you will find many sub-categories focused on the type of home roasting (air, drum) and a category called Roast Theory, about approaches, profiles and other roast issues.

No, the Behmor 1600 Series Doesn’t Run Hotter than the 2000AB Plus

After Testing the Behmor 2000AB Plus and 1600 Plus Heating Elements, here’s what we found: “The new Behmor’s don’t get as hot as the old

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Popper Coffee Roaster Front View

Popper is a Coffee Roaster: Information and FAQ page

A review of a new home coffee roaster called Popper; moderately priced, manually controlled. We are excited to launch a new home roaster that offers

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Drogo Roaster

Drogo Coffee Roaster

Our customers keep creating amazing machines Sweet Maria’s customer Mike McConnell sent us this video of his homemade coffee roastingThe application of heat to green

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Popper roast demo screen shot

Popper Coffee Roaster – Roast Demo Videos

A two-part long-form video about features and functions of the new Popper coffee roaster. Popper is made to be a simple, easy-to-use, adjustable air roaster.

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End result -popper with thermometer added

Adding a Thermometer to a Coffee Roaster or Air Popper

A digital thermometer with a thermocouple probe is the best way to add temperature measurement to your coffee roaster. Here’s how! Realizing that our old

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Roast Cupping Test First Crack

First Crack FAQ: What is First Crack? What is Second Crack?

If you’re struggling to identify the sound of first crack and second crack when roasting coffee, read on… I remember many years ago writing a

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Wobble Disk Roaster

Video – Hybrid Wobble Disk Roaster by Larry Cotton

Sweet Maria’s customer Larry Cotton delivers another amazing DIY coffee roaster. Here’s Larry’s hybrid Sifter/Wobble Disk roaster that roasts 1/2lb + batches. Larry says it

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