Roast Defect Kit by Scott Rao

As mentioned in the Coffee Roaster's Companion by Scott Rao, the Roast Defect Kit is intended as an educational tool to help roasters, baristas, and keen enthusiasts differentiate various roasting traits and flaws in a guided setting.

Each kit will consist of the following:

3x 100g roasts: an under-developed roast, a baked roast, and a controlled, excellent roast complete with roast curves and their respective settings,

This iteration of the kit features a delicious coffee from Yirgacheffe, Ethiopia: a washed Wolisho from the famous Halo washing station.


Flat-rate* shipping is available and will be sent using FedEx:

  • $6.99


    Flat-rate* shipping is available and will be sent using FedEx International Economy

    • $17

    *This specific shipping option is intended to get the the kit to an international destination in the shortest amount of time. USPS First-Class International will be cheaper, but will have a longer transit time.

    **We're sorry, we cannot ship USPS to the following countries due to the high risk of delays or lost packages: South Africa, Greece, Brazil, Russia, China. If you would like us to ship to one of those countries, please choose the UPS option. 


    *Apologies if you've come to the page and the kit is sold out.  To get on the waiting list: please email*

     Photo Credit: Anne Rogers