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Ozo Longmont Build-Out Featured on Sprudge

“What better way to start it off than by featuring a build-out from the great and chill American start of Colorado. A major boom in coffee culture is underway up in the Rockies, and this won’t be the only Colorado cafe featured on this season’s BOTS series. But to kick things off we checking out an established brand preparing to open a brand new spot.”

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Our Lab is Now SCAA Certified!

We are super excited to have achieved our credentials from the Specialty Coffee Association of America to be a licensed campus. We will be hosting the Foundations + Barista Level 1 coursework over a weekend in early January.

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Arise Festival 2015

Join us at the ARISE Music Festival again this year August 7-9 on the beautiful Sunrise Ranch in Loveland!!!!! Ozo Coffee will be served at the Starwater Elixir Bar all weekend.

We will be giving away some tickets too, so drop your card into the jar at any Ozo location starting Tuesday for a chance to WIN a 3-Day Festival pass….YAHOOOOOOO!!!!

Also, $1 of every lb of Arise Blend sold gets donated to Earth Guardians !

 

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New Art from Maye Cordero at Ozo Arapahoe This Month

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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!

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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!