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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.

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Coffee trends 2022 – Summer inspiration – Part two

Each year new types of coffee are being created and each season calls for a different approach. In the summertime, we enjoy the weather and the long evenings. Below you find some coffee trends, trend colors, and summer recipes. Enjoy part two!

Coffee trends 2022 – Summer inspiration – Part one

Each year new types of coffee are being created and each season calls for a different approach. In the summertime, we enjoy the weather and the long evenings. Below you find some coffee trends and tips & tricks on how to implement them in the summer. Enjoy!

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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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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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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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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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: 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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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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Facts about Giesen Coffee Roasters

When we start to talk about coffee, most of the time we can’t manage to stop. What can we say? At Giesen we don’t just love to build our coffee roasters, we love everything about the coffee process. Which is why we share these five facts about coffee.

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5 facts about coffee

When we start to talk about coffee, most of the time we can’t manage to stop. What can we say? At Giesen we don’t just love to build our coffee roasters, we love everything about the coffee process. Which is why we share these five facts about coffee.

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Replicating coffee blends – Giesen Webinar #6

In the monthly Giesen webinar #6, Willem Boot, and Marcus Young cover topics various topics related to coffee roasting. In this webinar, Willem and Marcus explain how you can dissect and analyze a certain coffee blend and which steps you can take to reach the same coffee blend.

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Creating profiles using drum speed

Willem Boot’s Roasting Essentials: Some of the more sophisticated features of the Giesen coffee roasting technology are the options to adjust drum speed and air pressure. We discuss this feature in this blog.

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Heat soak or heat shock? – Giesen Webinar #3

This unique monthly Giesen webinar #3 hosted by Willem Boot cover topics like the perfect profile and how to achieve this. Together with live roasting sessions and exploring the features and functionalities of our coffee roasters and related equipment.

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Using the heat soak or heat shock technique

Willem Boot’s Roasting Essentials: One of the more interesting experiments you can do when roasting coffee is applying the Heat Soak and Heat Shock technique. In this blog, we talk about the procedure you can follow to implement this technique in your roast, and which advantages it may give you.

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The Giesen Coffee Roaster settings explained

Buying a new roaster can be a bit much in the beginning, and the question of where to start may rise. In this blog, we will explain all the settings you can change on a Giesen Coffee Roaster. This way, you will learn what each variable means, and which effect a variable change will have on your roast.

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Temperature setpoint option

Willem Boot’s Roasting Essentials: With all Giesen machines, there are four options for profiling: Set-temperature, Burner-controller, Air-pressure, and Drumspeed. In this blog, we discuss the first basic option; the Temperature Setpoint option, which allows you to manage the air temperature of the roasting machine.

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Rate your roast and recognize flavors

More information on how to rate specific flavors and learn what variables have a destinctive effect on coffee flavor? In this blog, we would like to elaborate on the different variables you can use to rate your roast, recognize flavors, and rule out pitfalls as early as possible.

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Our second-hand commercial roasters

We understand that entering the coffee roasting business will require some big investments. Most of all; the commercial roaster itself. To accommodate the people who are looking for a more affordable commercial roaster but don’t want to compromise on quality, we started up our second-hand coffee roasters division. In this article, we would like to tell you all about our range.

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Moisture of green coffee beans

One of the factors that plays a critical role in the roasting process is the moisture of green coffee beans. In this blog, we will focus on this factor and explain its effect. We will cover the different phases the coffee beans go through, and the characteristics of these phases.

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Before you start roasting

Controlling the entire process in coffee means you have to start at the beginning; the green bean. In this article we would like to elaborate on the things you need to consider before you start roasting, the different variations in coffee beans there are, and how you as a roaster can differentiate your specialty roast from your competition.

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Coffee roast levels: the characteristics and differences

All coffee based drinks have their own unique characteristics and taste. And that’s a good thing because otherwise, we might as well all drink the same. Luckily that isn’t the case and in many coffee places, there is a huge assortment of beverages to choose from, as well as there are differences in coffee roast levels to choose from.

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Time to shift your business

In this blog we would like to share some ideas you could implement in your company that could help you to shift your business and overcome these difficult times. We understand that the options we mention most likely are things you as an entrepreneur have been thinking about yourself. But maybe we give you new insights to implement in your business that you haven’t thought of yet. Our goal with this blog is to inspire you. 

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Giesen Profiler FAQ

Giesen Profiler FAQ Here you will find the Giesen Profiler FAQ: Frequently Asked Questions. If you have questions that are not listed, add them in

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