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Coffee Forensics, Crimes against Coffee

On a trip back from Norwalk, Ohio, I stopped at a cute cafe. When I visit  a new restaurant or cafe, I ask for a cup of their best coffee and a double shot of espresso. This is my version of forensics, coffee forensics. I am deciding based on the facts whether they are breaking […]

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Drinking for the Cycle

I’m not a big baseball fan. Truly, I am only interested in the hometown team because it’s good for the local economy and for the self esteem of the particular town. If the hometown team is considered the underdog, even better. In addition, everything that I’ve learned about sports was learned from video games. Really. […]

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Almond Milk is Kosher for Passover- But I’m not impressed

Passover, the Jewish holiday that commemorates and celebrates our Exodus from Egypt, is arriving during the first week of April 2012. On Friday, April 6, Jews around the world will celebrate with the first Seder- a celebratory meal where we sing with joy and recount the story of when we escaped Egyptian slavery and became […]

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Reflux and Decaffeinated Coffee

If you are someone who suffers from reflux and other issues when you drink coffee, there is a solution: decaffeinated coffee. Chazzano Coffee Roasters roasts only Fair Trade Organic, Swiss Water Process coffee. I’ve blogged elsewhere about the decaf process, but what is important to note is that you can drink with great joy a […]

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Do you have Espresso beans? It depends on what you mean.

We are often asked, “Do you have espresso beans?” or “I’m looking for an espresso roast.” Any coffee varietal and any coffee roast profile(light to dark, city roast to French Roast) can be a great espresso if the following conditions are met: The coffee beans are fresh; the coffee is freshly ground prior to tamping […]

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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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New “Frank’s Late Night Special Espresso Blend”

We are introducing a new Espresso Blend that we like to call “Frank’s Late Night Special Espresso Blend.” “Late Night Special” is appropriate because anyone who knows me well, knows that drinking a few shots of espresso at midnight has no negative effect on my sleeping habits. This is an interesting blend of some awesome […]

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