What RoastLog Isn’t

As most people reading this blog know, the coffee roasting community is pretty small. After working in the industry for awhile, roasters often end up making contacts with other roasters who work for different companies. Talking with industry colleagues is a great way to learn more about roasting, trade stories Read more…

I’m seeing stars

A question came up recently from a couple of new RoastLog users about the way the profile curve was appearing in the RoastLogger client application. When a new user starts working with the system, the very first profile curve doesn’t initially display in a scale that makes sense. It’s easy to work around Read more…

Social Roasting is Here!

About a week ago, without much fanfare, we added a new feature to the RoastLog website. If you’ve been following us on Twitter you can probably guess what I’m talking about. It’s not a huge change but we think it could have pretty large implications in the way that roasters Read more…

Roasters Guild Retreat in Retrospect

Over the past weekend more than two hundred roasters descended on the Skamania Lodge in Stevenson, Washington for the tenth annual Roasters Guild Retreat. There were a variety of activities that took place including peer tasting calibrations, grind and particle size analysis and round table discussions on issues related to the Read more…

It’s all about Quality in the Cup.

Quality. It’s what makes specialty coffee special. Over the last several years, it has been really great to see an increasing number of roasters pushing the envelope of coffee quality. Sourcing great coffee through development of new relationships between farmers/millers and importers/roasters surely has had an impact, slow but steady, Read more…