6.7, Based on 29 Reviews
fluid bed, programmable, hot air roaster, 160g capacity
Coffee Roaster, Fluid Air
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A fluid bed air roaster, with programmable profiles for temperature controls. The i-roast 2 adds additional memory slots for saving profiles. This roaster can roast up to 160grams of coffee per roast session.
Bottom Line: Don't waste your money - just use a popcorn popper until you can afford a Behmor 1600
Brent Heuss (quality: 7.0)
Bottom Line: I Know I Can Roast. I Know I Can Roast. I Know I Can Roast.
Captain Coffee (quality: 3.0)
Bottom Line: Will never buy another Hearthware product; will not buy from Seattle Coffee Gear, either.
Carlos Alvarez (quality: 7.3)
Bottom Line: A lot of flexibility, consistency, and easy to use for a good price
Cherie Roberts (quality: 7.0)
Bottom Line: It's a gamble to buy this roaster, I got bitten once, I will not make the same mistake twice.
Bottom Line: I'd suggest passing on the i-Roast 2 and using a popper until you're ready to upgrade to a drum roaster.
David Batley (quality: 7.0)
Bottom Line: A great way to get into programmable home roasting.
David Harrell (quality: 4.6)
Bottom Line: Works great for a minimal price.
Bottom Line: excellent roast - smoky - noisy
Doug Gondela (quality: 2.5)
Bottom Line: Easy to use Coffee Roaster - That just works like its supposed to.
Doug Jamieson (quality: 5.1)
Bottom Line: Frustrating at first, but can be rewarding in the end.
Bottom Line: Roasts decent-sized, even batches at the noise level of a jet plane taking off -- but with suspect product reliability.
Gino Magnotta (quality: 9.3)
Bottom Line: IR2 is an efficient, safe and effective in turning those useless green beans into something of magic. If you live in a cooler climate however, inconsistency of results is a major issue, to the extent that I could not recommend this machine. The Behmor
Gregory Bruen (quality: 7.8)
Bottom Line: Improved Review! Functional and fun lil' roaster--the R2D2 of Arabica Geekdom that performs admirably day-in and day-out.
J Cardinal (quality: 7.0)
Bottom Line: Great for beginners but quickly outgrown once you learn the ropes
Jan Van der weel
Bottom Line: Will produce an inferior roast
Jeffrey Portman (quality: 8.0)
Bottom Line: An easy to use roaster that fits the bill and produces great results.
John Alspaugh (quality: 4.4)
Bottom Line: Produces a good roast very quickly. If you're into programming speacial roasting curves, be warned: Programming this unit is far worse then it was setting the time on your VCR in the 1980's! Ha!
Jules Gobeil (quality: 8.0)
Bottom Line: In my opinion, highly recommended. Of course, if your budget allows for 500$ or more, this is another story. But at that price it seems like the best choice, given that nothing is perfect...
Keith Dallmer (quality: 6.5)
Bottom Line: Good little machine, easy to use, and well worth the price, particularly if you get a green coffee bundle deal
Kerry Watson (quality: 7.0)
Bottom Line: No replacement parts = no coffee joy.
Bottom Line: Absolutely a great value with great results and still running strong going on 5 years.
Louis Cornell (quality: 5.7)
Bottom Line: Doesn't roast a lot of beans, but it does the job right.
Maier Ruben (quality: 7.0)
Bottom Line: It will work well, but will not last.
Mark Wathne (quality: 8.0)
Bottom Line: Cheaply made roaster, inferior materials and ZERO customer service from manufacturer
Paul Wood (quality: 8.0)
Bottom Line: Well worth the minimal investment for a quality roaster that will get you where you need to be.
Steve Arrigotti (quality: 6.0)
Bottom Line: Why pay more when The I Roast2 does the job?
Steve Shapson (quality: 6.8)
Bottom Line: Spend more money and get a drum roaster which should last for a long time.
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