Air roasting and drum roasting typically have quite different flavor
profiles, and only you can decide which you like better. Other than =
one consideration that you might think about is that the Hottop =
you like drum-roasted coffee) makes a great product, but it isn't very =
for trying out different profiles. It's great for roasting one-or-two
batches a week for normal consumption.
The iRoast is designed specifically for you to try out different =
It has a smaller capacity but a much more flexible roasting cycle.
I don't know how long you've been roasting, but if you're fairly new to =
then you might buy the relatively inexpensive iRoast now, and then after =
get some experience then you'll know whether you want to also invest in =
higher capacity, less flexible drum roaster.