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Espresso

What is espresso?

over 1 year ago by Ashley O.
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Put simply, espresso is a brew method in which coffee is extracted under pressure . Contrary to what most folks think, there's actually no such thing as an espresso bean. Any coffee can be brewed... See full answer
- Matthew B., Chief Coffee Wrangler

What's the best coffee for lattes?

almost 2 years ago by Frederick A.
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As always, it's fun to try a range of coffees to see what you prefer. Traditionally, medium-dark roasts are a better compliment to milk. This roast profile brings out more chocolate, toffee, caramel, and nut... See full answer
- Ryan F., Chief Coffee Schemer

What coffee grind is best for espresso?

almost 2 years ago by Sally N.
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Espresso is one part art and one part science. Every grinder and espresso machine is a little different. As a general rule, you want a finer grind for expresso since the coffee grounds are only... See full answer
- Ryan F., Chief Coffee Schemer

What's the best coffee for espresso?

almost 2 years ago by Caitlin J.
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First, to dispel two myths! There's no such thing as an "espresso bean". Not all espresso roasts are super dark. When it comes to making great espresso, it's all about the crema, the frothy white... See full answer
- Matthew B., Chief Coffee Wrangler

What espresso machine should I consider buying?

almost 2 years ago by Ken B.
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The world of home espresso machines is vast and difficult to navigate, with models ranging from plastic-y pod espresso brewers that cost around a hundred dollars, all the way up to "prosumer" models from companies... See full answer
- Matthew B., Chief Coffee Wrangler