Description About Intelligentsia Coffee - Black Cat Analog Espresso
Reminiscent of a classic Italian style espresso, Intelligentsia's Analog blend is known for its smoothness and reliability- both in taste and performance. Designed to be comforting and approachable for coffee drinkers of all types, this blend is versatile enough for everything from a syrupy ristretto to your daily pour over. It also pairs beautifully with milk for a rich velvety latte.
- Coffee Type: Whole Bean
- Product Size: 12 oz
- Direct Trade
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!