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Brew Better: How to choose a coffee grinder

Brew Better: How to choose a coffee grinder

by Black Oak Team | March 18, 2019 | 2 Comments

Of the many factors that determine the amount of joy and flavor in a cup of coffee, some might argue that the grinder itself is the most important part of the process outside of the coffee itself. We’ve done our fair share of coffee grinding and t...

Seeking the sweet spot at the US Roasting Competition

Seeking the sweet spot at the US Roasting Competition

by Black Oak Team | March 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

Black Oak Coffee Roaster’s Steve Cuevas will be competing in the 2019 US Coffee Roasting Championship in Kansas City on March 15-17. Cuevas earned his place to participate in the Championship after placing third in the Roaster Qualifying Competiti...

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How to brew better coffee using a home drip coffee maker

How to brew better coffee using a home drip coffee maker

by Black Oak Team | February 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

Step One: Watch the video We put together a quick and easy tutorial.  How much coffee to use? In general, we recommend using brew ratios of water to coffee, by weight.  Really strong cups are about 12:1, for a bit less strong cup, use 18:1 ratio...


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Keeping Our Community Safe

Keeping Our Community Safe

by Black Oak Team | December 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

Giving back to the people who do so much for our community Get ready for our second the Community Coffee Card week. All this week, we’ll celebrate our local Ukiah Police, Mendocino County Sheriff and CHP Police and all staff for keeping the commun...


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