Project Description

United Kingdom
Nick Mabey
Assembly Coffee and Volcano Coffee Works

Please tell us a little about yourself: 
Jazz drummer turned coffee professional. Co-founder of Assembly Coffee in London. Q-Grader, Runner up in 2017 Coffee Masters, and green buyer. Obsessed with consumer psychology, behavioral ecomonics, and believes the coffee trade could be the best lens in which to imagine positive change and transformation.

How long have you been roasting for?:
3 years

What roaster do you currently roast on?:
Loring s15 and s35

What is your coffee of choice:
That question is too hard

How did you learn to roast? Did you have a coach or trainer:
Self-taught and listening to the right people

Who is your roasting hero?:
James Eastman or Kurt Stewart or Senina Cojocari

What’s your favorite weather to roast in?:
Depends how much I have to roast

What music do you listen to when roasting?:
Wayne Krantz

What is your secret weapon when roasting?:
Knowing what to ignore

What is your BEST roasting memory?:
Anytime I get to use a roaster or method that is new to me

What is your WORST roasting memory?:
Anytime you forget to close the gate in the cooling tray…

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