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Espresso Shots Compared Using Standard and Pressurized Filter Baskets

by Marc Buckman Updated: January 25, 2021 1 min read

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See the popular entry-level Gaggia Classic espresso machine and MDF grinder in action. Marc from WholeLatteLove.com pulls espresso shots using a standard non-pressurized basket and compares it to a shot made with a pressurized basket. The Gaggia Classic and MDF grinder are a solid choice for those looking for a capable entry-level home espresso setup that will grow with their skill. It's a step up in quality from less capable espresso appliances. Marc pulls the shots using Maromas Orphea coffee. It's a delicious, easy-to-work-with Italian style coffee known for producing lots of crema and chocolate flavor with smooth mouth feel.

Marc Buckman
Marc Buckman