Fresh Roast SR-800 Home Coffee Roasting Kit

Fresh Roast SR-800 Home Coffee Roasting Kit

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This Coffee Starter Kit features the Fresh Roast SR-800. A great coffee roaster with a whopping 8 oz capacity (an exceptionally large capacity for a roaster in this price range) and fan speed control.  The fan speed control allows you to evenly roast the beans in about 6 minutes, wih a 3 minute cool time.  Short and hot roasts (The Freshroast and i-Roast roasters fall into this category) tend to emphasize acidity and aromatics in a final coffee - whereas prolonged roasts emphasize body and complexity. The Freshroast is the most cost-effective mechanical roaster we offer and is very simple to use!

This kit also includes a stylish Bodum® 8-cup French Press - a truly gourmet method of brewing specialty coffee. Also included is "Home Coffee Roasting: Romance and Revival" - an excellently written, incredibly informative, and authoritative book written by Kenneth Davids (a big name in the coffee industry). You will be roasting like a pro in no time!

You Get What You Pay For:
When purchasing a Coffee Starter Kit from us, keep in mind that you purchase more than a book and some equipment. Along with every one of our products we provide a wealth of knowledge and advice. Coffee tasting and roasting notes, product reviews, tutorials, experiment summaries, and phone or email customer support (advice, recommendations, assistance, and the like) are services that we provide at no extra charge. We are serious about quality coffee and products as well as excellent customer service. Your satisfaction is guaranteed.

Kit Includes:
  • Fresh Roast SR-800 Coffee Roaster
  • 8-cup Bodum® Brazil French Press
  • Home Coffe Roasting: Romance and Revival
  • Three pounds of quality green coffee beans!
Item # COF118
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Availability California - In Stock
Pennsylvania - Out Of Stock
Weight 11 LBS
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Good reviews for this roaster. It is a good size much more convenient then the 540 model. Looks like a good way to break into coffee roasting.
Valued C on May 22, 2020
Good reviews for this roaster. It is a good size much more convenient then the 540 model. Looks like a good way to break into coffee roasting.
Valued C on May 22, 2020

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An excellent entry into home coffee roasting
This is my first foray into home coffee roasting and I recommend it highly. The unit does what it is advertised to do. It’s a pleasure to watch the beans transform from straw smelling greenish beans to drinkable nice smelling roast. I believe it is a good reproducible introduction to coffee roasting. There are not a whole lot of variables that you can control aside from the fan, heat, and time. If you are careful and attentive, you can do some delicious roasts.
After about a dozen roasts, it made me realize how enjoyable this is and I am already looking into what it takes to go to the next level already.
Several comments though: 1. It is a tippy unbalanced top heavy design and you need to take care. 2. Chaff cleaning of the beans is good but be prepared to use the colander. 3. It’s a sweet design but is grossly overpriced for what it is. The price of the SR800 is almost twice the cost of a 500 model from just a few years ago without a whole lot of difference.
June 6, 2020
5 months ago