Coffee Talk

From the latest java innovations to the roasters we can’t wait to tell our friends about, this is a one-stop shop (or in this case, café) for coffee enthusiasts. Welcome to the blog.

Coffee Talk

French Press vs. Pour Over
What's the difference between the 2 methods? Lots of customers ask us why press coffee tastes different than pour over coffee. We love that you notice the difference and share our curiosity about coffee. Pour Over  Pour over is a...
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Roaster Spotlight: Stone Creek Coffee
Roaster Spotlight As COVID-19 precautions close cafés and restaurants across North America, coffee roasters are losing substantial customers for their beans. Many roasters we’ve spoken with have committed to taking care of their employees however they can, but these businesses...
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Roaster Spotlight: George Howell Coffee
Roaster Spotlight In the spirit of #CoffeeTogether, we’re featuring some of our favorite coffee roasters so you know where to get exceptional coffee while you’re staying safe at home. Buy direct and consider leaving a virtual tip to help furloughed...
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Welcome to Cold Brew 101: Your crash course
We answer your burning questions about this chilly beverage. Flavor starts at the bean—where it’s grown, how it’s harvested and how it’s roasted. But the way it's brewed—from pour-over, to French press, to percolation or cold brew—shapes the final experience...
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French Press vs Pour Over Coffee: Discover Which Is Better For You
French Press vs Pour Over Coffee: Discover Which Is Better For You Industry   Move over, automatic coffee pots. Manual coffee makers like the french press and pour over are exploding in popularity. They last longer, they enhance the overall...
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Roaster Spotlight: Moving Coffee
Roaster Spotlight In the spirit of #CoffeeTogether, we’re featuring some of our favorite coffee roasters so you know where to get exceptional coffee while you’re staying safe at home. Buy direct and consider leaving a virtual tip to help furloughed...
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Introducing the Perfect Brew
Overview   Make smooth, grit-free coffee—thanks to our double micro-filter. Surrounded by a silicone lip that runs along the rim, the basket fits snugly inside the container and creates a vacuum seal. When you press the plunger down, extraction stops...
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Twelve Drinks of December: Drink One
12 Drinks of December   We’re teaming up with some of our friends in coffee, cooking, and spirits to bring you 12 different holiday coffee recipes using our products!   Drink One: Café En Fuego!   Leland Eating & Drinking House has put...
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Twelve Drinks of December: Drink Three
12 Drinks of December   We’re teaming up with some of our friends in coffee, cooking, and spirits to bring you 12 different holiday coffee recipes using our products!   Drink Three: Cold Brew Wonderland!   Teddy Martinez has created an Andes...
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How to Enhance Flavors in Your Favorite Brew
A step-by-step guide to tasting coffee with ESPRO’s Tasting Cups Coffee takes a storied journey from the farm where beans are grown to your cup where it’s savored. The farmer first selects the variety, a specific type of coffee bean....
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Cold Brew Coffee Ratios: 3 Steps For Perfect Flavor Every Time
  If you’ve ever made cold brew coffee at home, you know how simple the process is. But despite the straightforward steps, you always seem to get stuck on one question: Hold on a second—what’s the right cold brew coffee...
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What Is Pour Over Coffee And How Is It Different From Drip Coffee
There are dozens of types of coffee makers in the world, none have inspired such confusion as drip coffee pots and pour over coffee makers. They seem to work the same way—so why do pour overs even exist?  Why go...
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Perfect pairings
Complement your ESPRO coffee gear with these essential accessories   Great coffee starts with quality beans, but using the rights tools will elevate your brew to tasty new heights. Here are some of our favorite must-have accessories:   1. Grinder:...
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Roaster Spotlight: Compelling Coffee
In the spirit of #CoffeeTogether, we’re featuring some of our favorite coffee roasters so you know where to get exceptional coffee while you’re staying safe at home. Buy direct and consider leaving a virtual tip to help furloughed employees. Know...
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Twelve Drinks of December: Drink Two
12 Drinks of December   We’re teaming up with some of our friends in coffee, cooking, and spirits to bring you 12 different holiday coffee recipes using our products!   Drink Two: Irish Nutcracker!   Kafka's Coffee and Tea has created a...
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The ESPRO Coffee Lover’s Gift Guide: 2020 Holiday Edition
  Coffee and holiday gifts always go hand-in-hand. The nights get longer, the cold weather arrives, and a hot cup of coffee hits the spot just right—no wonder coffee gifts are so popular! But with so many types of coffee...
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What Sets ESPRO Bloom Pour Over Coffee Brewer Apart?
Change the Way You Coffee! At ESPRO we push ourselves to solve real problems. In the case of the BLOOM Pour Over Coffee Brewer, we know existing pour overs are slow and hard to master. So, we set out to...
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Twelve Drinks of December: Drink Six
12 Drinks of December   We’re teaming up with some of our friends in coffee, cooking, and spirits to bring you 12 different holiday coffee recipes using our products!   Drink Six: Cold Brew Martino   Mayne Marketing recreated a Seedlip...
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The Secret to Coffee Plungers: How to Use One and Why They are a Cult Classic
  There are hundreds of types of coffee makers in the world, but all of them come second to the humble coffee plunger when it comes to simplicity, romance, and nostalgia. This deceptively simple coffee brewer has completely transformed the...
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Roaster Spotlight: Mall Grab Coffee
In the spirit of #CoffeeTogether, we’re featuring some of our favorite coffee roasters so you know where to get exceptional coffee while you’re staying safe at home. Buy direct and consider leaving a virtual tip to help furloughed employees. Know...
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Bitter Coffee 101: Why It Happens (+3 Ways To Fix It)
  Ask any non-coffee drinker why they don’t enjoy coffee and you’ll get the same response: “It’s too bitter!” But it’s not a complaint only of the uninitiated—even coffee connoisseurs complain about bitter notes in coffee from time to time....
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