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Espresso Republic - Dark Star Espresso

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Espresso Republic's take on a darker, richer espresso– it is sweet and syrupy with an incredible mouth feel that reminds you of grandma's fudge. Decadent and rich, this blend is everything you want for a classic espresso. While delicious as brewed coffee, it really shines as a fudge-like ristretto shot or paired with some perfectly frothed milk! Enjoy it with your favorite pastry or dessert for a special treat.

Roast Level
Medium
Approachability
Crowd Pleaser
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Multi-Region (Varies)

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  • Coffee Type: Whole Bean
  • Product Size: 12 oz
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Recommended Brew Methods

A 2:1 water-to-coffee ratio for your espresso shot is recommended. Using a scale to dial in your shots makes the process faster and more accurate. Your espresso grind should be very fine and powdery. Shots should take 30-40 seconds to brew and be thick and syrupy. Don’t stress, adjustments are always needed to get your shots pulling just right!

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Superautos make brewing espresso easy. All you need to do is add beans to the hopper and press a button to pull yourself a shot. If your shot is a bit sour you’ll want to dial the grinder a little bit finer and try again. If it’s bitter, dial it a little coarser. You can find instructions on how to do this for your machine in the manual. Just remember to avoid oily beans that can clog your superauto’s grinder!

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About The Roaster

Roasted Fresh in Chino, California

Although Espresso Republic is best known for—you guessed it—their high-quality espresso roasts, they also produce a variety of classic coffee blends and single origins for the everyday sipper. Roasting out of Chino, California, Espresso Republic is a standout in the Golden State! Whether you pull like a pro on a shiny Italian Espresso machine or start each day with a pour over, every single bag is worth a brew.

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