Tag Archives: coffee roasting


Quaffee Newsletter Sept 2021 – Behmor, News and FOMO

Behmor roaster and brewer here, coffee price news, more…

Quaffee Newsletter July 2021

Quaffee Newsletter July 2021 – ASITD, News and POPIA

Covered in this newsletter:
A Shot in the Dark,
Current news at Quaffee,
Vineyard roastery update,
Coffee Update and

Qiuaffee Newsletter Aug 2020

Quaffee Newsletter Aug 2020 – Second in SITD, Transparency and decaf back

We came second in the roasters comp, new coffees for August 2020. Announcement of transparency information.

SCA Ep81

SCA Podcast #81; Science of Coffee Freshness; Samo Smrke

A lot to take in from this episode and though we should share it. Link to episode: for apple: podcasts.apple.com/za/podcast/specialty-coffee-association-podcast/id1264797608. General link: SCANews.coffee/podcast/81/the-science-of-coffee-freshness-samo-smrke-expo-lectures-2019/ Description of Episode: Coffee freshness is one of theRead More…

Colombia Trip La Piramide La Cumbre

Finca La Cumbre – La Piramide contributor (Cauca, Colombia)

Date visited: 28 Apr 2016 Farmer (Caficultor):   Nilson Ucue – contributor to La Piramide. Nilson has been working with Caravela for 2 years. His quality has been improving and so has hisRead More…


Coffee Roasting Notes on Turning Point

Looking at our own preconceived ideas on roasting? We at Quaffee are like testing our knowledge and roasting know how, we love roasting coffee and love looking at ways to improve andRead More…


Quaffee Newsletter Vol 1 Issue 5

Welcome to the Issue 5 of Quaffee Newsletter. Season greetings to all, and thank you to all our clients for their support this year. This Newsletter we introduce our first limited editionRead More…


Up to date coffee chemistry research published (for a price)

For two centuries investigators have tried with varying degrees of success to identify the compounds which give roasted coffee its characteristic aroma and taste. The analytical methods and the state of progressRead More…


Cupping proved Popular, A lot has changed in 5 years

Coffee Cupping goes down well Five years ago we did a public cupping and I vowed never again. People asking me for sugar and milk burst my bubble. After five years IRead More…

Coffee roasting process - Frog Q in cooling bin

Coffee roasting process – a subjective perspective

The coffee roasting process and our approach to it vary almost every quarter. As we gain more and more experience. Since at Quaffee™ we roast each batch in a very hands-on manner,Read More…

Notes on heat and roasting

Notes about heat and roasting

An old post I am re-posting from our old blog. Originally posted Feb 2012. A compilation of notes about heat and roasting. Forms of Heat Transfer There are three forms of heatRead More…


More detailed work on roasting profiles

We woke up to snow When we woke up this morning it had been snowing, we took a quick drive to get a view of the lake before going back to DiedrichRead More…