Scientists Clash In Coffee Roasting Competition


How hard could roasting beans at home really be? Sam and George go head-to-head in a coffee roasting competition to find out, and Candy Schibli, the founder and head roaster of Southeastern Coffee Roastery, provides expert advice.

Here are the beans.

All right. So today we are attempting to roast coffee beans ourselves at home, in a frying pan using our chemistry knowledge.

And this is a throw down a challenge to see who can roast the better beans. Me…

…or me. It’s definitely me.

Okay. So to prepare for this challenge, I read a bunch of coffee, roasting blogs, and then really went down the YouTube rabbit hole. I think I have a plan to win.

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