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The Curse of Fresh Roasted Coffee

When we first opened Chazzano Coffee Roasters, I had a great idea. We roast 10-20 different single origin coffees every day. What could be a cooler gift than 2 oz. sample bags with 5-10 different choices? We bought 1000 red (our signature color) sample bags. We shipped a few out to very happy customers. Soon, […]

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Brewing a Better Cup of Drip Coffee

Hey, Frank! Can I use your coffee in my Mr. Coffee maker? Sure, but you may want to finagle a richer brew out substandard equipment. The problem is that drip makers don’t reach the proper water temperature of 195-205 degrees. If you’re lucky, the temperature will reach 170-180 degrees. In addition, most drip makers don’t […]

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Hey bean, how high do you grow? Or how bold can you go?

“Do you have a dark roast?” is a common question at Chazzano Coffee Roasters. One reason is that many of the coffee lovers have grown up on Starbucks Coffee which are almost always dark roasted. There is also a myth that dark roasted coffee is stronger than lighter roasted coffee. What makes a particular coffee […]

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What would I say if I ever met an espresso bean?

I joke that when people put cream or sugar in my fresh roasted coffee, G-d cries and an angel loses its wings. I must claim that it’s a joke or customers will believe that I’m a bit unstable. However, what can I say when someone blogs about adding “espresso beans”? Sure, it makes me tremble […]

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A New Obsession-Turkish Coffee

Chazzano Coffee has gone to the dark side, but in a good way. We now serve Turkish coffee. We brew coffee at Chazzano Coffee Roasters in French Presses, Vacuum Syphon, Pourover, Espresso, Iced Pourover, and Toddy Cold Brew. We analyze the flavor profile when we brew coffee with the French Press- what is an ideal […]

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