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3 Tips for Excellent Espresso Shots

by Whole Latte Love Updated: May 01, 2019 1 min read

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Brewing espresso is both an art and a science. There is a lot more that goes into a shot than just coffee and water. Save yourself the headache with these quick tips on how to pull excellent espresso shots! 

1. How to Pull Consistent Shots

Having trouble pulling shots with consistent taste and crema? Check out this quick tip to master the variables of espresso brewing here.

2. Measuring Espresso Shots

Fresher coffee means more crema. So how do you know when your shot volume is accurate? Check out this video here for advice on measuring shots to suit your taste. 

3. Pulling Single Shots

Have you ever wondered how to pull a single shot of espresso? It's a little trickier than simply using less coffee. Nick from Whole Latte Love explains the differences between a standard shot of espresso (espresso doppio) and a true single shot. Read the blog post here.