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Dark Roasts, Light Roasts - Which is Right for Me?

Dark Roasts, Light Roasts - Which is Right for Me?

One of the best things about espresso today is that it’s not limited to a certain type of coffee roast. Better yet, with every roast type that you try with espresso, you’ll get a totally different result each time. Now, let’s take a look at how coffee roasting can change the taste, aroma, and texture of your espresso. The roasting process is what separates good espresso from the extraordinary.

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Flat Burr vs Conical Burr – Which one to choose?

Flat Burr vs Conical Burr – Which one to choose?

We get a lot of questions here at Total Espresso concerning espresso machines and grinders which we are happy to answer.  Given that the grinder is the single most important piece of espresso equipment you will purchase for quality espresso, one such often asked question concerns the difference between the two types of burr grinders.  Here is our answer.

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The 6 Factors to Consider when Buying a Coffee Grinder

The 6 Factors to Consider when Buying a Coffee Grinder

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4 Reasons to Grind Your Own Coffee Beans

4 Reasons to Grind Your Own Coffee Beans

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A Short History of Espresso - A "fast cup of coffee"

A Short History of Espresso - A "fast cup of coffee"

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A Guide to Espresso-based Drinks

A Guide to Espresso-based Drinks

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A GLOSSARY OF TERMS

A GLOSSARY OF TERMS

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