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Ohm Founders Rock Connolly Ranch Earth Night Festival

Ohm Founders Rock Connolly Ranch Earth Night Festival

August 02, 2020

Napa’s Connolly Ranch, celebrated its 7 th annual Earth Night with Earth Night-at-home on August 1, 2020. It was a fun-filled evening where viewers could listen to the sounds of several local bands including Ohm Coffee Roaster’s own Derek Bromley and his wife, Jennifer Knight performing with their band, Mama Said.
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JCB LIVE Happy Hour Featuring Derek Bromley

JCB LIVE Happy Hour Featuring Derek Bromley

July 27, 2020

Derek joined the one-and-only Jean-Charles Boisset of Boisset Collection (JCB, Raymond Vineyards, and Oakville Grocery among other world-renowned wineries and brands) to sip and discuss the similarities and differences between coffee and wine.
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Napa Farmers Market: Market on the Move

Napa Farmers Market: Market on the Move

August 23, 2019

It is now public knowledge that the Napa Farmers Market will be leaving its “home” of the past four seasons at the South Napa Century Center. In Derek's article in the Napa Valley Register, he reflects on what the Market, and its location, have meant to Ohm Coffee Roasters as it blossomed from scrappy upstart to the North Bay Bohemian's Best Local Roaster.
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Podcast Feature: Napa Sonoma Magazine's

Podcast Feature: Napa Sonoma Magazine's "Napa Sonoma Live"

June 04, 2019

Editor-In-Chief Laura Levy Shatkin and Ohm founder Derek Bromley talk about the parallels between wine and coffee.
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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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