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Instagram Live session with Rob Hoos

On April 2nd, we talked to our friend, consultant and roaster Rob Hoos in an Instagram Live session. We chatted about how the Portland specialty coffee community is reacting to shelter in place and also tools that could help your business continue to operate in a remote way. Enjoy watching it!

 

We understand that you may not have time to follow the entire session so we've added some handy quick links to key topics here. You can watch the video on our site, or click the links to be taken to that particular topic (that will take you to YouTube).

00:05:00 Effects of COVID-19 in Oregon & Nossa Familia
00:11:52 Rob Hoo's new beginner roasting book
00:18:00 Second version of updated roasting book
00:19:20 What's new with Cropster
00:21:37 Marking first crack with a dip in inlet temperature
00:25:42 Online consulting, how is Rob communicating with customers in a remote way
00:29:21 Discount code for a two-hour course
00:30:50 Rob's view on airflow and light roasted coffee
00:32:04 Aillio Bullet vs. larger gas-powered roasters
00:33:29 Air temperature and flavor profile
00:36:00 Favorite Coffee
00:40:26 Relationship between water activity and RoR, first crack and finish temps
00:43:16 Target window for peak RoR
00:46:00 Color and QC process
00:47:00 Small coffee roasteries running QC
00:56:09 Ways people can adapt and continue running their business in a remote way by using

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