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Thursday Night Throwdown 4/5/18

Ready to flaunt your barista skills? Join us for a Thursday Night Throwdown on April 5th!
When: Thursday, 4.5.18, sign-up starts at 6p, 1st pour at 7:00p
Where: Ozo Coffee Co. Longmont – 1232 S. Hover Rd. – Longmont, CO
Deets: $15 buy in, winner takes $100.00, bracket style. Prizes for 2nd and 3rd place.
Lite snacks and libations.
Additional prizes from: Baratza, Topo Designs, Prana, Yoga Pod & More!
Questions? Email Blaire@OzoCoffee.com to learn more!
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New Art from Maye Cordero at Ozo Arapahoe This Month

Garitas Art Opening

Mayrelis “Maye” Cordero is a Graphic Designer and Creative Photographer recently established in Boulder, CO from her native San Juan, Puerto Rico. Back in 2008, Maye got a combined Bachelor Degree in Communications and Photography. And most recently in 2011 she finished with honors a Media Design Master of Fine Arts at Full Sail University, Florida.

In the collection Garitas she presents us a selection of images from her native San Juan, Puerto Rico, specifically the military stronghold from the fourteenth century. Garitas (little shelters) were the outposts of protection for the island against attacks by sea and by land. Today, Garitas are a landmark of Puerto Rico and the Caribbean.

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New Coffee Classes Announced!

Espresoo
Espresso

We are happy to announce a new run of coffee classes for the public, including a new course, Fundamental Barista Skills.

INTRODUCTION TO COFFEE:  We will explore the history and origins of coffee, the fundamentals of coffee growing and processing, shipping and importing, roasting, and tasting. The price is $65, and includes a pound of coffee!

INTRODUCTION TO BREWING CONCEPTS: This class will cover the fundamentals of brewing great coffee. We will discuss the most important variables to address when dialing in your brew set up, such as dose, grind, temperature, and contact time. We will also visit best practices for the french press, paper filter pour-over, and automatic brewer techniques. The price is $95, and includes a pound of coffee. Also, attendees of this class will receive a 15% day-of-class discount on brewing equipment!

FUNDAMENTAL BARISTA SKILLS: This much awaited course is designed to teach the basic skill set necessary to create quality espresso beverages. This is an intensive course with lots of practical skill building, theory and detailed content.The price is $125, and includes a pound of coffee! We will cover:

  • Best practices for step by step espresso preparation.
  • Components of quality espresso, and how to taste them.
  • Proper milk steaming techniques.
  • Espresso machine and grinder essentials and care.

Go to ozocoffee.com/events to sign up for classes or email updates!

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New Coffee Classes Are Here!

Nolan Brews a Delicious Chemex

We are excited to announce some new dates for coffee classes at our Lab & Training Center. Also, we are adding a brewing class to our lineup! (Don’t worry, espresso classes are coming soon:)

Introduction to Brewing Concepts – This class will cover the fundamentals of brewing great coffee. We will learn best practices for the french press, paper filter pour-over, and automatic brewer techniques.

This class is being offered September 25, October 16, and November 6.

Introduction to Coffee – The goal of this class is to provide an understanding of the beautifully complex journey coffee takes from seed to cup. We will explore the history and origins of coffee, the fundamentals of coffee growing and processing, shipping and importing, roasting, and tasting.

This class is being offered September 29, October 20, and November 10.

Email Will @ will@ozocoffee.com for sign up information!