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Roasting phases; different stages of roasting

The chemistry of coffee roasting has always fascinated me. We should consider the roasting process as a fundamental stage in a coffee’s journey from seed to cup. It unlocks the potential of the green coffee beans by creating hundreds of aromatic compounds. It also makes the beans brittle and porous enough to prepare the coffee for grinding and brewing.

Walking the curve

The chemistry of coffee roasting has always fascinated me. We should consider the roasting process as a fundamental stage in a coffee’s journey from seed to cup. It unlocks the potential of the green coffee beans by creating hundreds of aromatic compounds. It also makes the beans brittle and porous enough to prepare the coffee for grinding and brewing.

Podcast #20 – Budha – Roasting safety

What to do when a fire breaks out? How do you keep everyone in your roastery calm and collected during panic? Do you have an evacuation plan that still is relevant? Budha knows what to do.

Roasting and blending for espresso with Willem Boot
Behind The Roast

Roasting and blending for Espresso

Espresso is one of the most popular coffee varieties. It is a brewing style and actually not a roasting style although there are certain useful tips to consider. Espresso means that in a short period of time we try to extract as much flavour from the coffee as possible.

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Summer, global warming, and sustainable roasting

It’s getting hot these days and that makes sense because it’s summer, but it is also getting hotter each year because of global warming. As Giesen, we strive to become more sustainable, but we also want to inspire each other to become more sustainable. In this article, we discuss some tips & tricks. Enjoy!

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Podcast #17 – Jesper Alstrup – Roasting defects

Filip is interviewing Jesper Alstrup. Jesper is fairly young, but don’t underestimate the knowledge he possesses. He is a student who’s been studying roasting defects, so if there is someone who knows what a roasting defect is, he is the man for you.

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The revolution of special process coffees

Like so many coffee producers worldwide, Gesha Village has been experimenting with various controlled fermentation and special process protocols, like anaerobic fermentation and carbonic maceration. Willem Boot recently enjoyed multiple days cupping new harvest coffees produced by Gesha Village Estate at their coffee laboratory in Addis Ababa.

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New release: W6 Pro

What are you looking for in a roaster? Consistency? Automated roasting? Great design? Quality? Our NEW W6 Pro has it all! Automated roasting to getting your roasts under control with the W6 Pro.

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Podcast #13 – Willem Boot – Giesen Special

Today’s episode is a special one! Our host and ambassador, Filip is taking a break this week and at Giesen Coffee Roasters we had a long-time friend joining the podcast. His name is Willem Boot! We talk about experiences, (future) goals, and brewing methods.

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Top 10 Giesen Webinar tips 2021

In 2021, Willem also presented a new webinar every month. He again covered many important topics including Giesen Profiler, roasting for espresso and roasting safety. From all 12 webinars, we extracted the 10 best tips that you should definitely not miss. Have fun reading!

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Top 9 Giesen Roastcast tips – Podcast

st is a fact! And if you ask us, the season was more than successful! We had the opportunity to talk with many successful and inspiring people who all shared great experiences and tips with us. In this retrospective, we share the 9 most striking and inspiring words from all nine guests. Let’s look back together!

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New year, new developments: Giesen expands

We started in 2006 with the idea of making coffee roasters and luckily, we have grown a lot in all those years. New roasters have been added, larger projects have been completed and we continued to develop. Now it’s time for another exciting step: expansion!

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Waves of coffee

The «Waves of Coffee» is a designation of different periods that indicate the development of coffee consumption. A total of 5 waves.

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Client Spotlight: CozoCoffee

Every roastmaster has its own story. They roast through great passion and keep on learning. Oskar is one of them! He is the owner of CozoCoffee, located in Sweden, and roasts on a Giesen W15A. Let’s get to know him and his company.

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Summer trends 2021

Summer has arrived! Time for long evenings and of course lots of coffee roasting. We share some summer trends you don’t want to miss.

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Spring trends
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Spring trends 2021

Every season has its own trends. Today we share the spring trends of 2021 that you can’t miss. Combine with your roastery or Giesen roaster!

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Roasting For Espresso

Willem Boot’s Roasting Essentials: Learn about how you roast coffee for espresso in particular. Willem shares his knowledge and experience for you to implement in your coffee activities.

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Unorthodox Roasters
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Client Spotlight: Unorthodox Roasters

It’s time for a new client spotlight. This time, we asked Unorthodox Roasters to share their story with us. You can find their roastery, as well as our Giesen, in Kinross, the United Kingdom. Let’s get to know Chris Bode, one of the owners.

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Custom coffee roaster
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Custom coffee roaster: wooden handles

We are definitely proud of our Giesen coffee roasters. With the whole team, we do everything we can to produce the most beautiful roasters. Besides the fact that quality is important, we also give our customers the chance to customize their roaster as much as possible. How exactly do we offer this? With our custom choices!

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Antes de que empiece a tostar

Controlar todo el proceso en el café significa que hay que empezar por el principio; el grano verde. En este artículo nos gustaría explicar a detalle las cosas que debe considerar antes de empezar a tostar, las diferentes variaciones de los granos de café que hay, y cómo usted como tostador puede diferenciar su tostado especial de sus competidores.

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Nuestras tostadoras comerciales de segunda mano

Entendemos que entrar en el negocio de la torrefacción de café requerirá grandes inversiones. Sobre todo; la tostadora comercial. Para acomodar a la gente que busca una tostadora comercial más accesible pero que no quiere renunciar a la calidad, pusimos en marcha nuestra división de tostadores de café de segunda mano. En este artículo, nos gustaría contarles todo sobre nuestra gama.

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Client Spotlight: ESTATE ROASTERY

We are proud of all the unique and inspiring places our Giesen coffee roasters get the chance to roast. In this client spotlight, we introduce some of these companies. First off: ESTATE ROASTERY. Let’s get to know Billy Susanto, the head roaster.

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Ajustes de las Tostadoras de café Giesen explicadas

Comprar una nueva tostadora puede ser mucho en un principio, y la pregunta de dónde empezar definitivamente le puede surgir. En este blog, explicaremos todos los ajustes que se pueden cambiar en una tostadora de café Giesen. De esta manera, aprenderás lo que significa cada variable, y qué efecto tendrá un cambio de variable en tu tostadora.

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Niveles de tueste de café: las características y diferencias

Todas las bebidas a base de café tienen sus propias características y sabores únicos. Eso es algo bueno porque de otra manera, todos tomaríamos lo mismo. Por suerte no es así y en muchos lugares de café hay una gran variedad de bebidas para elegir, así como hay diferencias en los niveles de tostado de café entre los cuales puede elegir.

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