Description About Espresso Republic - Chino Valley BlendChino Valley Blend is a washed roast from Espresso Republic that is as adaptable as it is flavorful. Featuring notes of stone fruit, dark chocolate, and caramel, this is a rich, just sweet enough coffee in the cup with a syrupy but not overwhelming body. The best part about this blend though, is its adaptability. Chino Valley Blend is excellent in a variety of brew methods, from espresso to press and everything in between.
- Coffee Type: Whole Bean
- Product Size: 12 oz
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Recommended Brew Methods
A 2:1 water-to-coffee ratio for your espresso shot is recommended. Using a scale to dial in your shots makes the process faster and more accurate. Your espresso grind should be very fine and powdery. Shots should take 30-40 seconds to brew and be thick and syrupy. Don’t stress, adjustments are always needed to get your shots pulling just right!
We recommend a 16:1 water to coffee ratio for your dosing. Use a scale for best results! For pour over, use a medium-coarse grind size somewhere between drip and press levels. Start with a short pour to wet the grounds and “bloom” the coffee for 30 seconds, followed by two more pours, divided in half to reach the appropriate remaining ratio of water to coffee.
Start with a 16:1 water-to-coffee ratio for your dosing. You’ll want a medium grind size for drip brewing that’s finer than what you’d use for pourover. Make sure you give the filter basket a shake to evenly distribute the grounds in the filter for best results. Turn on your brewer and it’ll do the rest!
Superautos make brewing espresso easy. All you need to do is add beans to the hopper and press a button to pull yourself a shot. If your shot is a bit sour you’ll want to dial the grinder a little bit finer and try again. If it’s bitter, dial it a little coarser. You can find instructions on how to do this for your machine in the manual. Just remember to avoid oily beans that can clog your superauto’s grinder!
About The Roaster
Roasted Fresh in Chino, California
Although Espresso Republic is best known for—you guessed it—their high-quality espresso roasts, they also produce a variety of classic coffee blends and single origins for the everyday sipper. Roasting out of Chino, California, Espresso Republic is a standout in the Golden State! Whether you pull like a pro on a shiny Italian Espresso machine or start each day with a pour over, every single bag is worth a brew.