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NZSCA DEFECT CUPPING

June 26, 2015
RECENTLY we held a cupping night focusing on defects, and how they affect the flavour in the cup. This NZSCA Roasters guild event was held throughout NZ and we were proud to host the New Plymouth event. Cupping defects that can potentially happen farming, harvesting, processing and roasting coffee was a great experience to help develop sensory skills and further knowledge on QC protocols. After putting our tastebuds through a little defect torture, a few craft beers were had, along with...
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CUP OF EXCELLENCE GUATEMALA

June 4, 2015
This past May, I had the privilege of travelling to Guatemala to judge the 2015 Cup of Excellence (COE) during the international jury phase.The Cup of Excellence programme is highly respected throughout the specialty coffee world for its focus on quality, and a programme Ozone Coffee Roasters is proud to be involved with. COE was first held in Brazil in 1999, known then as ‘Best of Brazil’, and Guatemala has participated in the Cup of Excellence program from 2001. Our...

WOMAD NZ #11

March 3, 2015
The OCR crew are beginning to get amped about our 11th Womad Festival and the line up is looking as epic as ever...nothing like good tunes to brew mighty tasty espresso too. Catch us at The Gables Stage for Fair Trade espresso and our stunning cold brew on Friday, Saturday and Sunday at one of the best music festivals on the planet. The Beanstore on King Street in New Plymouth will also be open to help fuel your Womad mornings...our...

NZ AEROPRESS CHAMPS - WINNERS RECIPES

February 24, 2015
Want to take your AeroPress brews to the next level? Here’s 4 recipes from the 2015 New Zealand AeroPress Championships that we hosted at our Roastery on February 14th. BK Kang - Winner Dose: 17.5g Inverted AeroPress Paper Filter 50ml water (PH 6.5) at 92°C 30 seconds bloom Add another 50ml of water, stir with teaspoon 7 times Add 150ml water with minimal steep time Extract for 1 minute Baptiste Kreyder – 2nd Dose: 15g Grind on EK Inverted AeroPress Paper...

2015 NEW ZEALAND AEROPRESS CHAMPIONSHIP SUMMARY

February 24, 2015
Ozone Coffee Roasters was proud to sponsor and host the inaugural New Zealand AeroPress Championship at our New Plymouth Roastery on February 14th. As the exclusive NZ distributor of the AeroPress coffee maker, Ozone Coffee Roasters are thrilled to be the primary sponsor and event organisers to welcome competitors from all around New Zealand to compete for the opportunity to be the first to represent NZ at the 2015 World AeroPress Championships in Seattle in April. 18 competitors entered, with some...

2015 New Zealand AeroPress Championship

January 6, 2015
COMPETITION RULES Ozone Coffee Roasters is proud to be hosting the inaugural New Zealand AeroPress Championship to find the 2015 NZ AeroPress Champion. The World Aeropress Championships was created in 2008 by Tim Wendelboe and Tim Varney, and has since become one of the most exciting and energetic of the World Championship level events with its unique competition format. The winner of the 2015 New Zealand AeroPress Championship will win entry, flights and accommodation to Seattle USA, to represent New Zealand...

Single origin summer

December 1, 2014
Summer is officially upon us, and along with the release of our popular Holiday Blend, we have two stunning single origin coffees to kick summer off with for all you soft brew fans out there. Both coffees are already on the roast schedule and avavilable now at our online shop and from the Bean Store to drink as a soft brew and to take home in your hot little hands. ABOUT SONORA HONEY Hacienda Sonora, owned by the Guardia family,...

HOLIDAY BLEND 2014

November 28, 2014
Celebrating an Ozone Coffee Roasters seasonal tradition, the roasting team is proud to bring you our 11th Limited Edition Holiday blend. This year, we have selected specialty coffee from Guatemala Las Americas in the Huehuetenango region, Moreninha Formosa from Cerrado Mineiro, Brazil, and a Grade 1 Yirgacheffe, from this famous sub-region of Sidama, Ethiopia.
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COLD BREW IS HERE

November 19, 2014
Great news, not only can you get a bottle of our delicious Single Origin Cold Brew at our Bean Store, you can also pick up a bottle from the following New Plymouth cafe’s; Elixir, Paris Plage, Petit Paris, Cafe Govett Brewster, Fitzroy Kiosk, Airspresso, Ruby’s and Baked on Carrington. The perfect beverage for Summer, there are two Single Origin flavours available; Ethiopia Yirgacheffe and Guatemala Guaya’B.

RAFTING NZ TEAM CHALLENGE

November 13, 2014
Last weekend, a team of 6 diehard (foolhardy?) Ozone Coffee athletes travelled down to Turangi to compete on the annual River Wild Raft and Run Teams Challenge hosted by our good friends at Rafting New Zealand. River Wild is a 16km whitewater raft over some beautiful Grade 3+ rapids on the Tongariro River, followed by an 8km run alongside the river.
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