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This Week’s Toasty Tidbit: What's an Espresso Bean?
With products like chocolate covered espresso beans being so popular, there's a common misconception about what an 'espresso bean' actually is. Essentially, there's no such thing. 'Espresso' refers to a brewing method, not a bean. When looking at different types of coffee beans, the distinction is between arabica (which are the only kind of beans we offer) and robusta.
So 'espresso beans' are just regular coffee beans that have likely been roasted to a darker roast level.
There is, however, a significant difference between an espresso grind and your typical paper drip or french press. You want your beans to be done to a fine grind when brewing espresso, whereas a paper drip will be more of a medium grind, and french press would be highly coarse.
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