Coffee roasting in a large drum roaster is very scientific and the satisfaction comes from sharing amazing coffee. Coffee roasting in a pan is more of an art and it is incredible to watch the transformation of a cherry pit into a global experience.
Unfortunately, the process of roasting is kind of mundane: load beans, drop beans in hot roaster, wait...
Here's a video to show you the magic hidden inside a large drum roaster!
There are those days where nothing quite feels right, and you just aren't firing on all cylinders. I definitely wasn't. I caught a cold and struggled to make something positive out of my Wednesday. Somehow, I managed to muddle through the day, be productive and still enjoy the little things. The day is what you make it.