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What Is A Lungo? Understanding Your Espresso Coffee

Espresso, Ristretto, and now Lungo? It can all get a bit confusing with so many different coffee drinks being touted at your local coffee shop. What exactly is a Lungo? You may have heard the term Lungo, and...

Best Espresso Knock Box For Any Budget

I’m guessing that if you’re reading this, you already know what an espresso knock box is. You’ve probably been searching in Google, trying to determine which to buy. So I’m not going to...

Single vs. Double Espresso Shots: The Differences Explained

In the complicated world of espresso, understanding simple brew ratios can be a challenge. For example, what is a double shot? Is double or single terminology even relevant anymore? And how does each of these...

Espresso Leveler vs Tamper: Use Only One or Both?

A barista during a typical shift will pull hundreds of shots of espresso. One of the fundamental skills needed by a barista to pull a decent shot is to evenly distribute and compress freshly ground coffee...

A Guide to The Different Types of Coffee Species

A large number of coffee drinkers don’t realize that there are many more different types of coffee beans than just those neatly packaged at your local store. The truth is, at your local store, you...

The 6 Fastest Coffee Makers For 2021

You’ve overslept, you’re late for work (again), and finding the time to grab yourself a quick cup of coffee seems impossible – or does it? Luckily there are fast coffee makers for just these types...

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