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Very briefly, I have had the I Roast (v1) since it came out =
have had the Gene Café for about 1 to 1.5 weeks now. Just in the =
my experience has been that I notice a lot more body to the cup and
experience the slightest drop in the highs when using the Gene as =
to the IR. That may change over time as I get accustomed to this =
My choice for moving to the Gene was 1. Reliability in the LONG term (I =
owned every variation of roaster that Hearthware has put out) and 2. =
size. I absolutely love the GC and I hope that continues as time =
will say, however, Hearthware does make a good product and I did love =
roasters while they were working. To be fair, my IR is still working =
having to be serviced but it wasn’t used a ton (3 times a week). I =
felt it was time to move to a different roaster. Hope this helps a =
[mailto:homeroast-admin] On Behalf Of Timothy =
Sent: Monday, September 18, 2006 9:56 AM
Subject: +I Roast 2 vs. Gene Cafe
I was wondering if any of you more experienced roasters had done a cup
comparison between beans roasted in an I Roast 2 and Gene Cafe 1/2 pound
I'm trying to make the decision about which one to buy. I don't really =
so much price or even volume of roast. I'm most interested in the best
Does one produce superior coffee? Any thoughts out there?
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