How Does an Automatic Espresso Machine Work?

Hey folks!  Today we’re going to be talking about how an automatic espresso machine works. For those who are not somehow involved in the profession of coffee making, espresso machines can be somewhat baffling.  And yet, it is worth knowing how they work because this leads to a better cup of coffee (espresso). For instance, … [Read more…]

What Is A PID Controlled Espresso Machine?

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To brew a great cup of espresso coffee depends on several factors… Great tasting water Finely ground coffee Great tamping technique with a good quality portafilter The correct brew ratio (dose vs. yield) Now here comes the big one … temperature. The water temperature needs to be between 195-205 degrees fahrenheit.  Most espresso machines that want … [Read more…]