I love coffee, I started out drinking it with milk and lots of sugar. When I realised I could roast my own coffee I discovered a whole new world and much better coffee which required no sugar or milk to cover up bad coffee flavours. I was selling small quantities of it online and to friends but I realised I want to wait until I can do it properly and with more scale so I just roast for myself these days.
I also love using an Aeropress to make my coffee as it goes everywhere and makes a strong non bitter coffee which is all I need. The paper filters did bother me due to the waste and also needing to keep buying more so I researched and found metal filters for the aeropress and I now am the Australian distributor for some metal aeropress filters.
You can find those at my other website beardedroaster.com
Why do it Home roasting is very easy and about costs maybe $20 in simple equipment to get started. You can have your first batch of coffee roasted in about 5 mins once you get just 2 pieces of gear and some green beans. Also you can roast in small batches so you...read more