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The Ultimate Coffee Roasting Course
Learn how to roast better than anyone
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The Ultimate Coffee Roasting Course

Learn how to roast better than anyone

The Ultimate Coffee Roasting Course


Backed by Research

Thousands of roasting experiments and research data. One course. All our coffee roasting secrets, experience and knowledge now at your fingertips.



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Learn from the best. Access masterclasses from coffee roasting champions around the world.



Constant Updates

Stay ahead of the pack. Update yourself with new roasting experiments and research publications every month.

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SGD$ 129 /mo

Gain access to all lessons, masterclasses and monthly research papers.

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SGD$ 90 /mo

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All Access Pass
SGD$ 129 /mo

Gain access to all lessons, masterclasses and monthly research papers.

Get Access
or
Professional Pass
SGD$ 90 /mo

Skip straight to the lessons and masterclasses only.

Get Access


Backed by Research

Thousands of roasting experiments and research data. One course. All our coffee roasting secrets, experience and knowledge now at your fingertips.



Roasting Champions

Learn from the best. Access masterclasses from coffee roasting champions around the world.



Constant Updates

Stay ahead of the pack. Update yourself with new roasting experiments and research publications every month.

What Our Students Are Saying

Suyin Peck,
Schmooze Coffee

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

I took the Ultimate Roasting Course and it is great! They are very sincere in teaching and sharing knowledge. They know their stuff and want to share, which can be a rarity. Regardless if you are here for delicious coffee or to expand your knowledge regarding all coffee matters, they are the guys you can go to!
Reezal Rose,
Paradise Coffee Roasters

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Great place to get hands on on how roasting coffee is done. These guys will sort out your coffee needs and maybe more.
Gordon Wjs,
Oberstrausse Coffee

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Always impressed by the skills, passion and sincerity of the baristas there!
Kemal Risyad,
Archers Coffee

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

I have to say thank you for all the lectures and explanation to me , I finally completed all and I gained a lot of useful information from you. I'm thinking to move to the masterclass in the middle of next month, and im excited about that! Thank you.

What Our Students Are Saying

Suyin Peck,
Schmooze Coffee

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

I took the Ultimate Roasting Course and it is great! They are very sincere in teaching and sharing knowledge. They know their stuff and want to share, which can be a rarity. Regardless if you are here for delicious coffee or to expand your knowledge regarding all coffee matters, they are the guys you can go to!
Reezal Rose,
Paradise Coffee Roasters

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Great place to get hands on on how roasting coffee is done. These guys will sort out your coffee needs and maybe more.
Gordon Wjs,
Oberstrausse Coffee

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Always impressed by the skills, passion and sincerity of the baristas there!
Kemal Risyad,
Archers Coffee

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

I have to say thank you for all the lectures and explanation to me , I finally completed all and I gained a lot of useful information from you. I'm thinking to move to the masterclass in the middle of next month, and im excited about that! Thank you.

Course Preview

6 years and 10,000 experimental coffee roasts later, Kenneth Ong has taken all of his coffee research and combined it into a comprehensive framework for roasting coffee. Learn all the variables that go into coffee roasting and become a Master Roaster. Create the perfectly roasted coffee, every single time.
74 Lectures 11:09:44
  • Course Trailer
  • Class Sample
  • 1. Welcome to the Ultimate...
  • 2. How to use this course
  • 3. The Cupping Concept
  • 4. Laying the Foundation
  • 5. Setting Up the Cupping Table
  • 6. Sample Preparation
  • 7. The Retronasal Technique
  • 8. The Evaluation Procedure
  • 9. Cupping Etiquette /...
  • 10. The Flavour Wheel
  • 11. Approaching the Cupping Table
  • 12. Non-Standard Cupping...
  • 13. Cupping with Different Water
  • 14. Cupping with a Fine Grind Size
  • 15. Assessing Green Coffee Quality
  • 16. Choosing Green Coffee for...
  • 17. Choosing Green Coffee for...
  • 18. Assessing Roast Quality
  • 19. Basic Roasting Theory
  • 20. Basic Roasting Theory Part 2
  • 21. Basic Roasting Theory Part 3
  • 22. Roast Development Phase
  • 23. The Specialty Coffee...
  • 24. Listening for First Crack
  • 25. Cooling Down the Coffee
  • 26. Resting the Roasted Coffee
  • 27. Pre-heating the Coffee Roaster
  • 28. Basic Roaster Operation
  • 29. Roasting Demonstration
  • 30. Measuring Moisture and Density
  • 31. Cooling and Sorting the Coffee
  • 32. Measuring Agtron Color
  • 33. Reading the Green Coffee
  • 34. Milestone 1 Recap, Feedback...
  • 35. Advanced Roasting Theory
  • 36. Advanced Roasting Theory...
  • 37. Batch Size
  • 38. Density
  • 39. Moisture Content
  • 40. Drum Speed
  • 41. Screen Size
  • 42. Processing Method
  • 43. Weight Loss
  • 44. Agtron Color
  • 45. Ambient Conditions
  • 46. Roast Time
  • 47. Charge Temperature
  • 48. Gas Settings
  • 49. Airflow Settings
  • 50. Environment Temperature
  • 51. Rate of Rise
  • 52. Milestone 2 Recap, Feedback...
  • 53. The Bean as a Fruit
  • 54. Caramelization
  • 55. Acid Development
  • 56. The Ideal Roasting Environment
  • 57. Surfing the Waves of Ripeness
  • 58. Case Study: Honduras...
  • 59. Case Study: Panama Finca...
  • 60. Case Study: Ethiopia, Banco...
  • 61. Milestone 3 Recap, Feedback...
  • 62. Introduction to Ben Toovey
  • 63. Basic Properties and...
  • 64. Heat Transfer Dynamics
  • 65. Batch Size
  • 66. Charge Temperature
  • 67. Airflow Dynamics
  • 68. Drum Speed
  • 69. Probe + Software Data Settings
  • 70. Managing Batch Consistency
  • 71. Roast Defects and Faults
  • 72. Roast Styles
  • 73. Blending
  • 74. Quality Control and...
  • 75. Roasting for World Coffee...
  • 76. Q&A Session
  • 77. How to calibrate coffee
  • 78. How the roast affects...
  • 79. Troubleshooting Coffee -...
  • 80. Troubleshooting Coffee -...
  • 81. Troubleshooting Coffee -...

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FAQ (click to show)

What do I get?
You get access to over 80+ in-depth videos covering 12 different topics within coffee roasting. This includes our unique roasting framework developed from over 10,000 experimental roasts that we’ve run across the last 6 years. Learn how to roast coffee better than anyone in just one click.

Do I need a roasting machine or any other special equipment?
No you don't. Although we do believe practise makes perfect and we strongly encourage students to practise as much as possible on any roasting machine. You can practise roasting at our co-roasting facility as well.

I have never roasted before, is this a good place to start?
Yes! This is the ONLY place to start! We named this course the Ultimate Roasting Course for a reason. It was designed to be the most cutting edge, comprehensive and practical resource on roasting. It will cover any and everything you need to know to roast better than anyone.

How hard is the course?
We're not going to lie; this course isn't easy. It gets progressively more challenging as the modules dive into more complex and comprehensive topics. That said, it is not impossible to master the concepts taught in the course. Many of our peers have managed to fully integrate their learnings into their roasting craft.

What is the certification process?
Students need to complete and pass all assessments within the course with a minimum grade of 80%. At the end of the course, there will also be a final assessment where the student needs to roast a physical coffee for submission and achieve a minimum score on the roasted coffee in order to achieve certification.

What happens after I buy the course?
Once you've subscribed to the course, you will automatically receive the details to login to our learning platform where you can access all the course content.

Is the course online?
Yes, the course is 100% online. You can also practise at our co-roasting facility. If you prefer a physical class, you can check out our private coaching lessons available here.

How long does it take to complete the course?
Depending on your experience level, the core content can take anywhere from a month to 2 months to understand and internalize. However, we are always adding new content and experiment findings to the course so that your learning never stops.

Can I share the course with my friends?
Each user will have to pay for their own access to the course. We reserve the right to limit the number of IP addresses that access the course for each account and revoke access if any abuse of the account has been detected.

What's the refund policy?
We named this course the Ultimate Roasting Course for a reason. It was designed to be the most cutting edge, comprehensive and practical resource on roasting. If we didn't live up to any of these claims, we'll give you a full refund immediately.
Professional Pass


SGD$ 90 /mo   $ 72 /mo

Gain access to all lessons, masterclasses only without the monthly research papers.

Try it now
72 classes, 7 modules & 11 hours of in-depth content
5 Assessments, 100 quiz questions, Certificate of Completion
Compound Coffee's unique roasting framework
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Developed from 10,000 experimental roasts over the last 6 years.
Q&A Support with our roasting team
Roasting calculators, tools & resources
Masterclasses by roasting champions
Monthly roasting research + experimental coffees
Access to past research (coffee excluded)
Research Pass


SGD$ 49 /mo   $ 39.2 /mo

Gain access to our monthly experiments and research papers.

Try it now
Monthly roasting research + experimental coffees
Access to past research (coffee excluded)
Q&A Support with our roasting team
72 classes, 7 modules & 11 hours of in-depth content
5 Assessments, 100 quiz questions, Certificate of Completion
Compound Coffee's unique roasting framework
more_info
Developed from 10,000 experimental roasts over the last 6 years.
Roasting calculators, tools & resources
Masterclasses by roasting champions

 

 

Subscription Plan

Professional


SGD$ 90 /mo   $ 72 /mo

Skip straight to the lessons and masterclasses only.

Try it now
Research


SGD$ 49 /mo   $ 39.2 /mo

Keep your roasting skills up to date with our latest experiments and research.

Try it now
74 classes, 7 modules & 11 hours of in-depth content
5 Assessments, 100 quiz questions, Certificate of Completion
Compound Coffee's unique roasting framework
more_info
Developed from 10,000 experimental roasts over the last 6 years.
Q&A Support with our roasting team
Monthly roasting research + experimental coffees
Access to past research (coffees excluded)
Roasting calculators, tools & resources
Masterclasses by roasting champions