Craft Espresso — Bonfire Coffee Company

The Essence of Coffee.  

More than any other means of making coffee, Espresso, is the most misunderstood.  Often mistaken as a special bean, a certain roast, or thought of as extra strong coffee.  Espresso is simply a coffee beverage that's is prepared by certain parameters, most notably by adding pressure during the process.  Of course, you need special equipment to add this pressure, mainly an espresso machine.


Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is Espresso?

    Often mistaken as a special bean, a certain roast, or thought of as extra strong coffee. Espresso is simply a coffee beverage that is prepared by certain parameters, most notably by adding pressure during the process.

  • Is espresso stronger than coffee?

    Espresso is a concentrated form of coffee, therefore it can be stronger than coffee. However, some espressos can be roasted lighter and therefore may not be as strong as coffee. As for the caffeine strength - espresso generally has less caffeine than the equivalent cup of coffee.

  • What is the difference between espresso and coffee?

    Only difference between coffee and espresso is the method of preparation, i.e. the use of an espresso machine to make your beverage. There are many misconceptions about espresso; that it is certain roast or a certain bean which is incorrect. Any coffee beans can be used as espresso. However, not all coffee beans will shine as an espresso extraction.