[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? 

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