Giesen WPG1 sample roaster
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Why do you need a sample roaster?

Over the years I have roasted with almost any model of sample roaster on the planet. I’ve come to the conclusion that I truly love the performance and capabilities of the Giesen WPG1 sample roaster. Giesen introduced this roasting machine about four years ago and its performance beats hands-down all other drum-operated sample roasters available on the market. Historically, sample roasters have often lacked the features that larger production roasters have. As

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espresso
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Roasting For Espresso

It’s important you know how to build roast profiles from scratch and how to strategize the development of your roast profile.

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Giesen Lithuania Distributor
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Spotlight: Giesen Lithuania Distributor

Get to know Darius, our Giesen Lithuania Distributor. He is the head roaster at Vero Coffee House. You can find him and his two Giesen roasters in Kaunas, Lithuania. We asked him some questions!

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Unorthodox Roasters
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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
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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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Estate ROASTERY
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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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Aharon Coffee
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The joy of Aharon Coffee

Introducing Aharon Coffee, a stylish, quality-minded and joyful coffee roasting café in the heart of Beverly Hills in sunny Southern California.

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Coffee facts
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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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Heat soak
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When to use a heat soak?

Sometimes it can be convenient to use a heat soak when you’re roasting. But what does this really mean? And when exactly is this necessary?

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Coffee facts
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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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Roasting-coffee
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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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Roasting-profiles
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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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W15A Giesen Coffee Roaster
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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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Giesen
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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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cup-of-coffee
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Giesen roasters and features – Giesen Webinar #1

This unique monthly webinar hosted by Willem Boot covers 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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Boot Blog

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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Coffee-beans
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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 cup with roasts
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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 Frequently Asked Questions
Giesen Profiler

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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Kronen Kaffee and their W60A

Karlsruhe – A city where diversity and uniqueness come together as one. The city has a lively cultural landscape and houses over 50 museums, theatres

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Anthony Huy Nguyen
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Anthony Huy Nguyen: Ambitions

Anthony Huy Nguyen: Ambitions The World Coffee Roasting Championships will be held at the Taiwan International Coffee week. Giesen returns as the Official Production Roaster

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Jorgensen-Kaffebrenneri - W6A
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‚Jeg vil kjøpe kaffe!‘

‚Jeg vil kjøpe kaffe!‘ Translated, this means „I want to buy coffee!“. And that’s possible because this Giesen W6A has arrived in Alta. Alta is

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New Giesen agent in USA

We want to introduce our newest preferred supplier of America. David Sutfin has been in the coffee business for over 15 years. He’s worked as

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Boot Blog

Zen & The art of coffee roasting

A long day of roasting coffee usually leaves me physically tired and mentally utterly satisfied. I actually enjoy these extended roasting sessions, where it’s all

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Highlights: World of Coffee

This year’s edition of World of Coffee was a paradise for coffee lovers worldwide. With a wide selection of coffee professionals, it was THE opportunity

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London Coffee Festival Recap

This year we attended the London Coffee Festival for the very first time and we loved it! Coffee enthusiasts, roasters and baristas from the industry

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The Amsterdam Coffee Festival fotograaf Joey Rietveld
Events

Amsterdam Coffee Festival Recap

The Westergasfabriek turned into the Walhalla for coffee lovers and “Urban foodies”. The Amsterdam Coffee Festival featured artisan coffee and gourmet food stalls, tastings and

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Amsterdam Coffee Festival
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Amsterdam Coffee Festival

Amsterdam Coffee Festival 9-11 march Giesen Coffee Roasters is delighted to be exhibiting at The Amsterdam Coffee Festival, which takes place at the Westergasfabriek, 9-11

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Sasa Sestic
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Sasa Sestic: The Coffee Man

Giesen Coffee Roasters interviews Sasa Sestic: ‘The Coffee Man’ If authenticity and craftmanship play a big role in something, it’s in the art of roasting

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Event report: Hotelex Shanghai 2017

Hotelex Shanghai is one of the biggest and longest-running hospitality trade shows in Asia. It attracts over 100,000 attendees annually, and features an incredible array

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