Espresso (412)

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14 Gram Baskets: Fact or Fiction?

I am encountering some discrepancy between a "14 gram" basket and how much coffee will actually fit in one.  I'd love to hear from others.…

Started by Lita Lopez

12 Dec 4, 2018
Reply by Mike Clark

What are your preferences when it comes to choosing an espresso machine

Italy is the birthplace of Espresso. It was Mr. Luigi Bezzerra who came up with the invention of a single shot Espresso that is made in a m…

Started by Michael A. Warner

0 Nov 28, 2018

Espresso geeks, I need your help (cleaning this machine)

Hi, I have had a machine for about 4 months, and generally make 2 cups a day from it. The machine originally came with cleaner/descaler th…

Started by greglazor

0 Apr 26, 2018

Brew Ratio?

What ratio are you pulling at, and include specs on your setup if you can. I'm curious to see if different machines require different brew…

Started by Will Clow

0 Feb 22, 2017

Iced Americanos

It's simple.   What are your ways for preparing an iced americano? And why?   I feel like the beverage is kind of forgotten because most wi…

Started by Matthew Gasaway

32 Feb 14, 2017
Reply by Simon Taylor

Danesi Espresso Coffee - Opinions?

I tried some Danesi coffee from a local coffee shop and liked it but I am interested in opinions of it. The type that I tried was the decaf…

Started by Trương thanh

1 Feb 3, 2017
Reply by Simon Taylor

Just what is a Macchiato to you?

I was recently reading different peoples takes on what a macchiato is. Am i wrong or does no one know what it is? i thought it was a shot o…

Started by lance battenfield

84 Dec 17, 2016
Reply by Joel Cohen

"Expired" Espresso?

Newbie here. I'm Katy, barista in Olympia WA, and I'm just beginning to understand how much I have to learn. So glad to have found this com…

Started by Katy Imbrone

13 Sep 3, 2016
Reply by Andrea Jobs

esspresso machine

any one know for home use

Started by Budhaman

19 Aug 16, 2016
Reply by Joanna Lewis

Why use a piston lever espresso machine?

I know of a new coffee shop that is looking at saving a few bucks by getting a piston lever espresso machine. What are the advantages or di…

Started by Joseph Zimmermann

32 Mar 1, 2016
Reply by Amit Ahuja


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