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rotuts

rotuts

if you just consider the final ' Cup':

 

coffee is a solution made with ground rousted coffee beans.  you can make it with cold water, it just takes longer to extract.

 

it can be made with any roasted coffee  ;  lgithly roasted , medium roasted , and dark roasted   understanding these the terms

 

are relative.  it can also be made with varying degrees of ' fine-ness of grind .  coast ground just takes longer to extract.

 

espresso  is  1)  not 'strong coffee ( as above )'  its an emulsion.  ( ground roasted coffee and water  that can only be created with very hot water

 

~ 200 F - 205 F , depending   forced through ground roasted coffee beans at high pressure   ~ 6 - 9 atmospheres.

 

it generally has something called crema  on top of that emulsion  or should have.

 

if you let a good cup of espresso sit for a while and cool down    the emulation dissipates  and you get strong coffee.

 

its the emulsion that separates espresso from coffee.;

 

starbucks and Peet's   serve  very strong coffee in little cups  , usually paper or styrofoam , not espresso.

 

so you have to go somewhere else to try it other than those two coffee shops.

 

espresso is imposible to really make w/o  understanding that the emulsion is only created under high pressure.

 

great espresso can be made at home once you have the emulsion understood then concentrate on the details

 

to get it just right.

 

a few finer points :  both are personal beverages , and you get to pick what you like.  no emulstison no espresso.

 

uniform grind is very important with espresso.  to coarse you get under extraction  and too fine you get over extraction

 

over extraction leads to bitterness.   Good quality green beans roasted for espresso , given a single Personal

 

Taate  are about roasted 5 degrees  < than for ' coffee'   this simple fact took me about a year to realize

 

I would not like ' coffee ' made with my espresso roast nor would I like espresso roast made in the Espresso Machine

 

even using the same green beans as sa started

 

the unifier in this study is I like coffee and and I have one palate.  two palates complicated this study

rotuts

rotuts

if you just consider the final ' Cup':

 

coffee is a solution made with ground rousted coffee beans.  you can make it with cold water, it just takes longer to extract

 

espresso  is  1)  not 'strong coffee'  its an emulsion.  ( ground roasted coffee and water ) that can only be created with very hot water

 

~ 200 F - 205 F , depending   forced through ground roasted coffee beans at high pressure   ~ 6 - 9 atmospheres.

 

it generally has something called crema  on top of that emulsion  or should have.

 

if you let a good cup of espresso sit for a while and cool down    the emulation dissipates  and you get strong coffee.

 

its the emulsion that separates espresso from coffee.;

 

starbucks and Peet's   serve  very strong coffee in little cups  , usually paper or styrofoam , not espresso.

 

so you have to go somewhere else to try it other than those two coffee shops.

 

espresso is imposible to really make w/o  understanding that the emulsion is only created under high pressure.

 

great espresso can be made at home once you have the emulsion understood then concentrate on the details

 

to get it just right.

rotuts

rotuts

if you just consider the final ' Cup':

 

coffee is a solution made with ground rousted coffee beans.  you can make it with cold water, it just takes longer to extract

 

espresso  is  1)  not 'strong coffee'  its an emulsion.  ( ground roasted coffee and water ) that can only be created with very hot water

 

~ 200 F - 205 F , depending   forced through ground roasted coffee beans at high pressure   ~ 6 - 9 atmosphere.

 

it generally has something called crema  on top of that emulsion  or should have.

 

if you let a good cup of espresso sit for a while and cool down    the emulation dissipates  and you get strong coffee.

 

its the emulsion that separates espresso from coffee.;

 

starbucks and Peet's   serve  very strong coffee in little cups  , usually paper or styrofoam , not espresso.

 

so you have to go somewhere else to try it other than those two coffee shops.

 

espresso is imposible to really make w/o  understanding that the emulsion is only created under high pressure.

 

great espresso can be made at home once you have the emulsion understood then concentrate on the details

 

to get it just right.

rotuts

rotuts

if you just consider the final ' Cup':

 

coffee is a solution made with ground rousted coffee beans.  you can make it with cold water, it just takes longer to extract

 

espresso  is  1)  not 'strong coffee'  its an emulsion.  ( ground roasted coffee and water ) that can only be created with very hot water

 

~ 200 F - 205 F , depending   forced through ground roasted coffee beans at high pressure   ~ 6 - 9 atmosphere.

 

it generally has something called crema  on top of that emulsion  or should have.

 

if you let a good cup of espresso sit for a while and cool down    the emulation dissipates  and you get strong coffee.

 

its the emulsion that separates espresso from coffee.;

 

starbucks and Peet's   serve  very strong coffee in little cups  , usually paper or styrofoam , not espresso.

 

so you have to go somewhere else to try it other than those two coffee shops.

 

espresso is imposible to really make w/o  understanding that the emulsion is only created under high pressure.

 

great espresso can be made at home once you have the emulsion understood then concentrate on the details

 

to get it just right.

rotuts

rotuts

if you just consider the final ' Cup':

 

coffee is a solution made with ground rousted coffee beans.  you can make it with cold water, it just takes longer to extract

 

espresso  is  1)  not 'strong coffee'  its an emulsion.  ( ground roasted coffee and water ) that can only be created with very hot water

 

~ 200 F - 205 F , depending   forced through ground roasted coffee beans at high pressure   ~ 6 - 9 atmosphere.

 

it generally has something called crema  on top of that emulsion  or should have.

 

if you let a good cup of espresso sit for a while and cool down    the emulation dissipates  and you get strong coffee.

 

its the emulsion that separates espresso from coffee.;

 

starbucks and Peet's   serve  very strong coffee in little cups  , usually paper or styrofoam , not espresso.

 

so you have to go somewhere else to try it other than those two coffee shops.

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