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Understand the Different Espresso Coffee Drinks

Many people hold the misconception that espresso is a dark, bitter to burnt-flavored roast of coffee. In fact, espresso is not a roast at all; it is a method of preparing coffee. Espresso coffee is often blended from several roasts and varietals to form a bold – not bitter flavor. The finely ground coffee is tightly packed or tamped into a “portafilter”; high-pressure water is then forced through the grounds and extracted in small, concentratedRead More…