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Smoke and Roasting
Posted by The Coffee Project on
The smoke when roasting coffee sometimes surprises new coffee roasters. However, the smoke can be a very useful tool when roasting! As one gains more experience with the process, the smell and color can help them differentiate where the beans are in the roasting journey. Coffee roasting is essentially the art of turning a seed into one of the most beloved beverages throughout the world. Many roasters are familiar with the paper-like outer skin they find after roasting, called the chaff. The chaff is one of the byproducts of coffee roasting and can vary dramatically in volume by the bean...