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Ode to the Humble French Press

Ode to the Humble French Press

April 16, 2019

While it may not be the sexy new brew toy on the block, the humble French Press is capable of making a killer cup of joe.  Dense, chewy, and big-bodied are a few of the descriptors that come to mind, due primarily to the fact that the brewing method leaves a lot more solids in the finished coffee than methods using a filter.  Texture is a key element of the technique here, if you like your coffee sleek and refined this is probably not your go-to preparation.
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Sourcing Rock Star Beans, Ethically

Sourcing Rock Star Beans, Ethically

March 20, 2019

One question we’re often asked is what certifications Ohm’s coffee beans have. Are they organic? Fair Trade certified? Gently de-pulped and massaged by hand before sun-drying on high-thread-count linen raised beds? The answer, as with many things in coffee, is complex.
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Sonomawood sign at the Sonoma Intenational Film Festival

Amping Up for the Sonoma International Film Festival

February 22, 2019

Ohm Coffee Roasters is thrilled to return for a second year as the official coffee of the 2019 Sonoma International Film Festival, from March 27-31 in Sonoma, CA. Why sponsor a film festival?  Because we are all in for artistry and excellence.

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Napa Farmers Market: The Secrets of Caeser Salad

Napa Farmers Market: The Secrets of Caeser Salad

January 23, 2019

Creamy, cheesy, crunchy, delicious. The Caesar salad is a classic, popular with adults and kids. Check out Derek's article in Napa Valley Register where you'll learn about the origins of the famous salad and discover his recipe that's a killer with the family every time. Keep it zesty friends.
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Your Most Important 2019 Resolution:  Drink Great Coffee

Your Most Important 2019 Resolution: Drink Great Coffee

January 05, 2019

Recently I wrote an article for the  Napa Valley Register  ( here ), describing key factors that can ruin your morning coffee.  In it, I should have put a finer point on this: Life Is Short.
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Ohm Coffee Roasters: Brew Ratio and Why it Matters

Ohm Coffee Roasters: Brew Ratio and Why it Matters

January 02, 2019

Businesses and restaurants - this one's for you. See what Derek has to say about this important coffee topic.
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Ohm Coffee Roasters: Grinding Matters

Ohm Coffee Roasters: Grinding Matters

December 01, 2018

When should you grind your coffee beans? Does a grinder really matter? Yes, it does.
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Ohm Coffee Roasters: Roast Date & How to Store Coffee Beans

Ohm Coffee Roasters: Roast Date & How to Store Coffee Beans

November 01, 2018

Should you store coffee beans in the refrigerator? Should you buy in bulk? Why does it matter when coffee was roasted?
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Radio Feature: Ohm Coffee’s Derek Bromley on Judd’s Napa Valley Show

Radio Feature: Ohm Coffee’s Derek Bromley on Judd’s Napa Valley Show

October 01, 2018

Derek had the chance to talk about some of his passions on Judd’s Napa Valley Show including connection to music, family, and coffee.
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Ohm Coffee Roasters: Brewing. Are You Doing It Wrong?

Ohm Coffee Roasters: Brewing. Are You Doing It Wrong?

September 30, 2018

Coffee Brewing. Simple hacks to a better cup. Grind, preheat, water temperature, bloom, brew time for perfect extraction, brew ratio.
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Ohm Coffee Roasters: More Caffeine in Light or Dark Roast?

Ohm Coffee Roasters: More Caffeine in Light or Dark Roast?

September 28, 2018

Which roast has more caffeine? Both. Derek explains exactly what that means.

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Napa Farmers Market: The Quest for Good Coffee

Napa Farmers Market: The Quest for Good Coffee

September 25, 2018

So what makes a good cup of joe? Derek answers that question and more in his article for the Napa Valley Register. While coffee roast profiles can be subjective, what makes a good brew isn’t. Think: origin, storage, brew method, grind.
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