Monday, December 14, 2020

Artisan v2.4.4

This version improves some established automation features to better support the control of preheat and between batches protocols.

Supporting Between Batch Protocols

Here is our response to Scott Rao's call out to makers of roasting software to offer structures supporting the tracing and managing of BBPs (Between Batch Protocols) and warmups.

Thursday, December 10, 2020

Blend Replacements

It happens that you run out of certain green beans. Often those beans can just be replaced by another one. However, if those beans play a part in one of your blends you might want to replace them with comparable beans without changing the recipe otherwise. Especially, if you just received the new harvest of that very same bean. Here we assume that you are managing your green bean inventory with

Friday, October 2, 2020

Artisan v2.4.2


The focus of this release is on extending the one-click configurations to many more machines.

Friday, June 26, 2020

How to Create the Perfect Background Curve

A background curve can act like a set of rails to ride while roasting. Roast masters often use a successful past roast as a reference in the background to follow and reproduce. This can be very helpful. Frequently the roasts available to use as a reference suffer from imperfections like RoR curves that show dips, crashes and flicks. A question we are asked is how to use an existing curve to create a "perfect" reference curve, a curve with straight line declining RoR using the event times and temperatures from an existing curve. This article will show one method to create a such a reference background curve.

Wednesday, June 3, 2020

Artisan v2.4

We are proud to present the results of our work of the past months. This release takes Artisan quite a bit further by introducing a number of new roasting tools besides and many small refinements. Enjoy the new Roast Comparator, Roast Simulator, and Profile Transposer now available with Artisan v2.4!

Working Together – Artisan, ArtisanViewer and

The Artisan family of applications and services can work together to enhance the roast master's productivity.  This article will describe the many ways these applications communicate with each other and how you can use them to increase your productivity.