From bean to brew–a complete guide to coffee roasting for beginners and professionals alike Now you can master the art of coffee roasting–with its heavenly aromas and full-bodied flavors–all on your own. The Coffee Roaster’s Handbook is packed with practical information for roasters of any level, whether you’re just getting started or you’re already a coffee-roasting connoisseur. From selecting and purchasing green coffee beans to storing and cupping your roasts, this colorfully illustrated handbook has all the comprehensive, roasting-related knowledge you’ll need to create and enjoy your own delicious coffee. You’ll find a deep dive on the science of coffee roasting, tips on how to spot bean defects, a how-to guide to evaluating your roasts, and so much more. Now, go forth and roast! The Coffee Roaster’s Handbook includes: A brief history of coffee–Learn all about the origins of coffee, including primitive roasting methods, its introduction to worldwide trade markets, and its evolution to today. Essential roasting equipment–Explore helpful info about at-home and commercial equipment, from air-popper-style roasters to large drum roasters, and other important tools like thermometers, afterburners, and beyond. Quick reference guide–Discover an illustrated guide to roasting with a small or large drum roaster, from start to finish. Master the art of coffee roasting with The Coffee Roaster’s Handbook!