No, sadly it's absolutely not an espresso shot. To get a real espresso shot the ideal settings are to have freshly ground coffee into a portefilter basket leveled and compressed using about 15kgf of force. The amount of coffee should be around 14g-18g (for a double shot) as an input, the output should be like 28-36g (we are talking about a tradtional ...


It is capable of doing this, but the machine only comes with one porta filter. In fact, my Barista Express is capable of grinding while brewing, but again only 1 porta filter. You would need to buy a second one to do both.

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