[Homeroast] Why is espresso in America so bad? Italian perspective

Michael Rasmussen michael at jamhome.us
Thu Apr 14 16:05:16 CDT 2016

On Thu, Apr 14, 2016 at 04:03:51PM -0400, Captain CowPie wrote:
> We got back from Italy a few days ago, and as promised here are a few quick thoughts on my Italian coffee experience.
> When asked on the tour what you really wanted to experience while in Italy, I was the only one of 48 on the bus to say Italian Espresso. In the end I probably had over 100 espresso drinks. Mostly espresso, some macchiatos, some cappuccinos.
> ... 
> Another place in Milan had grinders full of beans but actually poured ground Kimbo coffee into the doser as I watched in horror. They never ground any coffee!!!

Where all did you go? You listed north central cities, but also maybe Turin? The Cinque Terre area? 

      Michael Rasmussen, Portland Oregon  
    Be Appropriate && Follow Your Curiosity
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