Old School Espresso

Old School Espresso


A medium roast espresso.

This is a tribute to traditional espresso. Pacific North West Style.

Old School Espresso is roasted in the medium/dark range to highlight the sweetness and body in the coffee.

Old School Espresso is ideal for those who prefer low acidity and full body. Dark chocolate aroma with round flavours of cocoa, caramel and molasses.

To see our straightforward approach to making delicious espresso, click here.

As of January 8th, 2018 Old School Espresso consists of:

Ethiopia Kitaber

  • Local Heirloom
  • 1700 - 2000 m.a.s.l.

Honduras Proyecto Cabańas 

  • Pacas, Catuai, Catimor
  • 1600-1800 m.a.s.l.

Here are the parameters that we've been using with our latest Old School Espresso (parameters for an 18g VST Precision Filter Basket):

  • 18 grams of freshly ground coffee
  • Timer for 28-32 seconds
  • Pull 35-37 grams of liquid espresso
  • Grouphead at 200-201° F
  • 9 bars at machine gauge