Find your signature espresso

Getting the perfect espresso shot relies on matching all variables to your own personal style.
Choosing the right instruments - like the Puqpress - gives you control of the process.
Check out the variables here.


The Story.

infographic_1_empty This is what happens with unlevel tamping!The difference in pressure results in uneven extraction. The only right angle is a straight angle. Did You Know?After a firm press you can hold the portafilter upside down, without making a mess. Handle the pressure.Get to know your ideal pressure in combination with all your variables. Its graining beans!Control your grind level, from coarse to fine particles. Take a shot.Decide on the amount of coffee in your filter. finding your perfect particle. Did You Know?Dark roasted coffees actually have less caffeine than medium roasts? Timing is keyManage the time to darken the roast. Heat it up!The temperature controls the intensity of the roast. Introducing mr. bean.The roasting process is what produces the characteristic flavor of coffee. It changes the chemical properties of the original green coffee bean. 1. Roasting 2. Grinding Making espresso requires a finer grind than other methods, with particles around the size of table salt. 3. Tamping Compacting ground coffee with a tamper restricts the flow of water, forcing coffee and water to interact. Compacting firmly and uniformly extracts the best of the coffee's flavors. Make sure your tamping is consistent every time! Uniform tamping is essential because the brew water is under major pressure and will find the path of least resistance through the coffee.
infographic_2_empty Did you know?Yield is the amount off coffee mass taken from the bean during the brew. On avarage a bean holds 27-30 % of soluble mass. Check your timing.More time for extraction is more extraction, but with less strength. Hot hot hot.Increased temperature results in a higher extraction yield. Water pressureYou can adjust the brew pressure to influence the extraction. Your signature espresso in all the key variables.It’s now up to you to choose the right instruments and take control of the process. There you have it. 4. Brewing The final step is the brew. Water extracts the flavour from the coffee grounds. Variations are water temperature, pressure and dura-tion of the brew.