• Behmor 1600 Plus Drum Roaster

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Item #: S92
Our Price: $378.98
Discounted Green Coffee Package Deals

In Stock, Will Ship On 12/11/2018.
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The Behmor 1600 Plus Roaster can roast 1/4 to 1 pound of green coffee at a time, making it the largest capacity home coffee roaster available. Now upgraded with a more programmable presets and improved chaff tray, this is the best value in a home drum roaster. The Behmor features a patent-pending catalytic converter technology smoke reducer, although if you roast 1 pound of coffee at a time, smoke will be produced, so put this in a well vented area when using. When comparing to the Gene Cafe drum roaster, the Behmor has less visibility of the roasting coffee, more capacity, and less ability than the Gene Cafe to achieve really dark roasts.

The Behmor Plus features 8 customer pre-programmed time controls, and 5 custom pre-programmed heat/roast profile controls, so you can vary the amount of heat the roaster produces during the 15 to 20 minute roast as well as the time. Automatic system diagnostic and troubleshooting is programmed into the unit as well.

This machine is ideal if you want to roast a lot of coffee at once, and do not like to roast to extremely dark French Roast levels, as the Behmor has fire safeguards which strongly discourage really dark roasts (look at the Gene Cafe if you want your roasted coffee black and shiny). A scale is needed when using the Behmor to accurately weigh out the 1/4, 1/2, or 1 pound of green coffee needed to correspond to the Behmor's preset coffee weight roast profiles (the proper roast is dependent on the exact weight of coffee in the drum). It is harder to see the roasting coffee compared with the Gene Cafe, as you have to look through a lighted window and then through a screened roast drum to see the roasting coffee. Accordingly, this machine is best for the intermediate to advanced roaster who depends as much on the sound of the crack as on the color of the bean. The Behmor is quiet (like an electric rotisserie) and it is easy to hear the coffee crack as it roasts. It gets hot when roasting, and the steel top and sides become too hot to the touch.

18" long, 11" high, 13" deep. Uses 1630 watts when running. One year manufacturers warranty included.

SPECIAL OFFER: Get gourmet green coffee at almost half price when you order a Behmor. Just check the boxes of the discounted green coffees you would like above to order them at this package only price.


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by Steve
on 9/6/2018
from California
2nd Behmore
Had the original Behmore for 10 years, it final quit.
Like this one better as you have more control when roasting.
by Gary Kerr
on 2/19/2018
from PA
Behmor 1600 Plus
Great product at the best price out there! Perfect for anyone who wants really good coffee while learning to roast. I recommend getting the discounted coffee with it. 
by Craig Sterry
on 7/25/2015
from Hingham, Mt.
Things You Should Know About The Behmor

1st observation: The digital roasting profile is completely unnecessary. This unit could cost half what it now does by its elimination, thereby allowing the owner to gauge by sight and sound where the bean is at in the roasting process; I have been roasting thusly since the beginning with near perfect results. 
I began doing so when I realized that the provided profiles were almost always wrong! There was a lot of frustration before I realized this and just went forward by carefully watching the beans. Yes, it takes practice but much better than relying on the bogus profiles.

In the beginning, when Behmor was a small and upcoming biz, they responded to emails; now, they don't.

After 4 years, the roasting bulbs have weakened so that it takes almost an hour to reach 2nd crack.
(Yes, I tried cleaning the interior. It didn't work.)

Tho all in all, it's a good roaster.
Would like to replace bulbs but...

Behmor is not responsive, now that they've become the Big Boys.
by John
on 1/10/2015
from Macon
Fresh coffee
I purchased a Behmor 1600 coffee roaster back in April 2014, actually it was a gift. I have been roasting coffee in it with wonderful results. I actually just upgraded the control panel to the 1600 plus,, it is an easy upgrade... I would recommend roaster to anyone who is looking for an affordable 1 lb roaster.
by Chris
on 6/18/2014
from New Jersey
Love my Behmor 1600
I bought my roaster from Williams brewing 3 months ago and I am loving it. I am getting consistent even roasts by roasting a 1/2 at a time. Also I am wondering if WB will be offering the new Behmor 1600 plus and the 1600 plus control panel as an upgrade. 
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Bitter Donald
1/3/2018 3:33:49 PM
Could this be used to roast home malted grains?
It could, but there would be a risk of the grain catching on fire, so we do not recommend this.
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