COFFEE WIKI

Roast Development

ROASTING

The art of roasting involves developing all parts of a coffee that make a great roast. A typical roast curve goes through different roast stages where sweetness, flavours, body, acidity, balance and mouthfeel are being developed. In our view the roast development happens throughout the whole of the roast.

Sometimes development is used to describe the time between first crack and the finish of a roast, which we find misleading.