The most common mistake made in brewing espresso is brewing too much espresso from the grounds.
As you leave the machine on, brewing 60 or 90 mL from a single dose, the brew gets thin and bitter, resulting in a beverage that resembles strong drip coffee, not authentic caffe espresso.
Also in Brewing the Best Espresso
- GRIND IS CRITICAL
- DETERMING THE CORRECT DOSE
- LESS IS MORE
- HOME ESPRESSO MACHINES