Description About Intelligentsia Coffee - Black Cat Decaf Espresso
Enjoy the flavor, nuance and overall excellence that is Intelligentsia's Black Cat espresso without the jolt of caffeine. Perfect for an afternoon cup, evening dinner party or whenever you need a caffeine break. Sourced and blended with the same dedication as its caffeinated counterparts, this coffee is packed with delicious notes of chocolate, fruit and nuts for a well balanced, delicious cup.
- Coffee Type: Whole Bean
- Product Size: 12 oz
- Fair/Direct Trade
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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!
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!