How to Make Good Espresso With $40 Machine

by Aaron Davis

Supplies

  • $80 Burr Grinder
  • $40 krups Espresso Machine
  • Whole espresso beans
  • Premium tamper
  • Instructions

    Step 1

    Here are the supplies you'll need

    Step 2

    Pre heat The espresso machine and run it for about one minute without any grounds. We need to build up pressure in the espresso machine so we can have constant pressure while pulling the shot.

    Step 3

    Grind beans into portafilter

    Step 4

    Tamp the grounds into the portafilter using the premium tamper from the minimal duck.

    Step 5

    Step 6

    Pull the shot...a good shot should take about 23 seconds from the time you see the first drop of coffee drip out.