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Overall Rating 8.1, Based on 26 Reviews
Avg Price $600.00
Manufacturer Genesis Korea
Machine Type Hybrid Air Drum Roaster
Colors Black, Red, Silver
Class Coffee Roaster, Fluid Air Hybrid
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Innovative coffee bean roaster with unique off-axis rotation. 300gm batches for the home roaster with full control of time, temperature and chaff managment.

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Jay Millar (quality: 7.0) 04.05.2006 Rating: 9.4
Bottom Line: A truly unique roaster than offers lots of "tweakability" in a quality build and design. Works well!
Tom Lewis (quality: 8.8) 04.15.2006 Rating: 9.6
Bottom Line: Best performing best value large capacity home roaster currently available
Horatio Pendleton (quality: 7.1) 04.20.2006 Rating: 9.2
Bottom Line: Well-built, $500, half pound capacity, consistent results.  Nothing out there touches it.
Paul Cordes (quality: 7.1) 05.02.2006 Rating: 9.4
Bottom Line: Great roaster that should last for years.
Robert Combs (quality: 8.2) 07.11.2006 Rating: 8.8
Bottom Line: I predict this unit is going to be a big hit with many home roasters.
Jesse Menayan (quality: 5.0) 11.19.2006 Rating: 8.0
Bottom Line: Has to be one of the best home roasters for under $500
Brian DeBadts (quality: 4.0) 01.01.2007 Rating: 8.8
Bottom Line: All in all a great product and its such a relief to be able to roast half pound batches.
Derek Denyer (quality: 5.8) 01.22.2007 Rating: 8.6
Bottom Line: So good I gave all old pre-roasted beans away..
Nick Blackman (quality: 4.7) 04.29.2007 Rating: 10.0
Bottom Line: Best small batch home roaster available.
Eddie Dove (quality: 9.7) 05.05.2007 Rating: 8.0
Bottom Line: In about thirty minutes, a novice can produce about a half pound of the best coffee they have ever had.
Douglas DeHart (quality: 8.0) 10.14.2007 Rating: 9.0
Bottom Line: A well built and reliable home roaster
Scott Arledge (quality: 8.4) 12.08.2007 Rating: 8.8
Bottom Line: Roast Like a Pro in No TIme Flat
Bill Miano (quality: 8.6) 12.19.2007 Rating: 8.0
Bottom Line: A proven, easy to use coffee roaster
Rob Thomas (quality: 5.8) 01.02.2008 Rating: 7.6
Bottom Line: Easy to use but temperature sensor failure prone
Stuart Rennie (quality: 6.5) 05.27.2009 Rating: 9.2
Bottom Line: This machine roasts perfectly each and every time.  Very easy to use, fun to watch, an awesome investment and well worth the cost.
Andrew F (quality: 7.0) 06.10.2009 Rating: 9.0
Bottom Line: Great roaster with easy work-around for insufficient cooling cycle.
Rich Roberts (quality: 7.0) 07.18.2009 Rating: 9.8
Bottom Line: I think I'll keep it.
Joseph Newman (quality: 0.4) 07.28.2009 Rating: 4.0
Bottom Line: Cute concept, but a piece of crap.
Roger Cole (quality: 6.0) 09.19.2009 Rating: 5.4
Bottom Line: $500 should buy a home roaster made with quality components. The Gene Cafe isn't. I am looking for a better roaster.
Mat Watson (quality: 8.0) 10.10.2009 Rating: 8.8
Bottom Line: After finding this roasters temperature 'sweet spot', achieving the desired roast has been easy, and the taste has been excellent.
John Zeller 06.21.2010 Rating: 10.0
Bottom Line: Bought the Gene Cafe 4+ years ago and have never regretted it for a single moment.
Scott Smith (quality: 2.0) 08.13.2010 Rating: 3.8
Bottom Line: Enjoy excellent coffee while developing your small appliance repair skills!
Peter Hogarth 12.13.2010 Rating: 6.2
Bottom Line: Still looking for the perfect home roaster.  Meanwhile, this is what I will use.
John LaPlante (quality: 6.0) 05.19.2012 Rating: 5.2
Bottom Line: Great roaster but poor motor life and no support.
Jeff Winett (quality: 5.3) 09.03.2012 Rating: 6.0
Bottom Line: Do I search for a more reliable machine, or do I factor in the higer net cost of home roasted coffee beans, by purchasing the same roaster every few years?
Gene Counts (quality: 7.7) 09.04.2012 Rating: 9.6
Bottom Line: It just hurts to see negative reviews of a machine that is so versatile from folks who may not be using it correctly.  If you play her like a lady and really stroke her she will respond with some really good loving!
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