A detailed Guide on Dialing in Espresso

Dialing in Espresso A Guide For Pulling a Perfect Shot

Dialing in espresso is the act of adjusting the amount of coffee, water pressure, and grind size to create the ideal shot of espresso. Although it might initially seem difficult, with constant practice, you can deliver a great mouthwatering shot. Even if you’re a total novice, this article will walk you through the fundamentals of … Read more

Americano vs Black Coffee | (know the Differences!)

Black coffee vs Americano

Every day, millions of people enjoy coffee, whether it is fancy espresso drinks or classic drip coffee. This flavorful and energizing drink can be enjoyed in countless ways. “Black coffee” is a more general term that can refer to any type of coffee that does not contain milk or cream. It can be made using … Read more

Macchiato vs Cortado

Macchiato Vs Cortado

Ah, the age-old debate of macchiato vs cortado. It’s like deciding between two delicious desserts – do you go for the rich and decadent chocolate cake or the creamy and tangy cheesecake? Both are equally delicious in their own right, but which one reigns supreme? In the world of coffee, macchiato and cortado are two … Read more

Is Espresso Less Acidic than Coffee?

If you’re like me, you can’t start your day without a hot cup of coffee. But have you ever noticed that sometimes your coffee leaves you with a sour aftertaste and a rumble in your stomach? That’s because coffee is naturally acidic, and some people’s digestive systems just can’t handle it. Fear not, coffee lovers, … Read more

What is Short Black Coffee

Short Black Coffee also known as “Espresso” or simply short is a traditional Italian coffee drink that is extremely popular throughout the world. Short Black is a small serving of coffee around 30 ml with a high concentration of coffee and a ratio of around 1:2 coffee to water. Despite its diminutive size, a short … Read more

Why is Espresso Pulling Too Fast?

Why is Espresso Pulling too fast Reasons and Solutions

Have you ever been sipping on a disappointing shot of espresso, wondering why it tastes weak and lacks the bold flavors you were expecting? A perfect shot of espresso requires attention to detail and careful consideration of various brewing factors. The perfect time for pulling an Espresso shot is around 25-30 seconds. If your Espresso … Read more

Why my Espresso Puck is Wet

Espresso puck is wet

Coffee may be a fascinating and complex world, especially for people who are new to it. A dry and consistent puck is one of the most important aspects of a good cup of espresso, which can be challenging to obtain at times. A damp puck can cause a harsh taste, clogging, and uneven shots. The … Read more

Single Vs Double Espresso Shots

Single vs Double Espresso shots

You can either order a single shot or a double shot of espresso. These two concepts can be challenging for individuals unfamiliar with the coffee or used to getting their caffeine fix via drip coffee. So, What’s the difference between single vs double Espresso shots? A single espresso is typically about 1-1.25 ounces of liquid … Read more

How many bars of pressure for Espresso (9 vs 15!)

How Many Bars of Pressure For Espresso

Are you a coffee lover who wants to learn about the perfect bar pressure for your espresso? You might have heard that pressure is key to creating the ideal espresso shot. But with so many different opinions and recommendations, it can be overwhelming to know where to start.  Most Espresso machines typically work at around … Read more

What is Cafe Romano | Espresso with Lemon 

What is Espresso Romano

Do you think that Cafe Romano is a coffee shop or similar cafe offering a distinct and refreshing take on the classic espresso? If so, you are wrong. Alright, let me clarify what is actually a Cafe Romano. Café Romano also known as Espresso Romano is a wonderful drink made with a shot of espresso, … Read more