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How To Make An Americano

How To Make An AmericanoStanding in a crowded café in Rome, I ordered an Americano. The room fell silent and everyone turned to stare. The Barista smiled and poured me a double shot. I mimicked adding hot water to it but he didn’t seem to know what I meant. While it seems that this drink is very […]

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How To Tamp Espresso [The LAST Tutorial You’ll Ever Need]

You’ve done everything right: Bought a well-rated machine, hunted down the perfect bean, and ground it properly. Your fav serial crime podcast is on-deck. The house is quiet. Life is good. You’re ready for that rich, creamy shot.  Then you take that first sip of rich, dark liquid… WTF!! It’s weak! What happened? You may need to learn how to […]

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