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Introduction to Roasting with 2015 UK Roasting Champion Matthew Robley-Siemonsma: Feb 21st

A hands-on intimate roasting workshop with the UK Roasting Champion!

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Matthew Robley-Siemonsma is the reigning UK roasting Champion. We are delighted to introduce an intimate and exciting roasting course with him in January. We have worked in close partnership with the SCAE and Diedrich UK to create a roasting suite at Prufrock with two beautiful 1kg roasters. A Diedrich IR 1kg roaster and a Probatino 1kg by Probat. This class will see you explore full production roasting techniques. You will be introduced to SCAA green grading, you will learn roast elaluation and solubility checks, electronic roast data analysis through Cropster and you will depart the class with a clear idea how to structure a test-roasting session and how to begin to manage quality in a commercial facility. With all this said, the class will also be extremely fun and exciting and the many batches you roast during the session you will take home after the class to cup and brew with friends.

Come and explore the ideas and sensory skills that lead Matthew to the top of the UK roasting scene and take home techniques that will translate to your pop-corn maker or you full scale commercial roasting facility alike. In addition to roasting extraoordinary coffee, Matthew also fabricates beautiful grinders. Check out this clip: 




Date & Time

Sunday, 21st February, 2016
10:00 am - 1:30 pm

Price Range



1/4 places remaining


Prufrock Café & Training Centre
23-25 Leather Lane, London, EC1N 7TE, United Kingdom

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