Many people love to drink espresso in the morning. Also, you may face some difficulty to find an espresso machine to make a perfect cup of espresso. However, there are many different ways which you can make espresso. If you’re an espresso devotee, then you know how the smell is or how it has a strong brew taste which attracts people to drink more.
You can make espresso while you are at the outside or relaxing at home or during a vacation or solving math in a study room. Espresso has a powerful taste which helps to remove the laziness in your body and prevent you from sleeping at night. I’m sure you’ll become cheerful by sipping a cup of espresso while doing busy works to remove tiredness from your body.
However, if you are wondering about how to make espresso without machine, then this article will help you to find different ways to make espresso without machine. Making espresso requires coffee beans and you have to grind then perfectly with a grinder to make it. You also need to check the coffee beans perfectly for great consistency and evenness.
However, let’s start with some ways to make espresso without an espresso machine.
MAKING ESPRESSO WITHOUT AN ESPRESSO MACHINE
Many people desperately want to make espresso but the problem is there is no espresso machine. Well, guess what? There are many ways which you can make espresso without a machine. You just need to follow these steps and make them with these tools. Here are some steps about how to make espresso without machine:
Method:1 – MAKING AN ESPRESSO WITH A FRENCH PRESS
A French press is cheap selections when it comes to making coffee. You can find this product in every store or any online shops. This product is low-price but the price depends on how big you want. The bigger you choose the more costly it is. Well, it’s a tool which is straight forward and efficient to use as it has French press which is a presser to press the coffee seeds to make espresso.
You may not think that a French presser is usable for making espresso as it can save the taste of espresso by pressing coffee in a kettle. However, let’s show you how to make an espresso with a French press with some process.
#STEP-1: CRUSH YOUR COFFEE BEANS
Your first step will be grinding or crushing coffee beans with a grinder. Also, never crush like powdery as it will make your espresso muddy type which is not good for your mouth. Firstly, you have to put needed coffee to your pot and use the grinder to make it crushed well. Make sure to measure coffee beans before grinding it.
#STEP-2: STEAM WATER
After grinding coffee beans, you have to make steam water by putting water in the heat. This step is necessary as you’ll need hot water to make espresso and the hot water will help the applications to brew with a French press. It is also important to measure the quantity of water as it can make espresso taste weird. Make sure to check the heat and when it did let it be cool for 20 seconds.
#STEP-3: PUT COFFEE GROUNDS IN THE PRESS
The next step will be putting coffee grounds in the press. Well, doing this is easy. You just need to add the coffee grounds by measuring and pour it into the hot water. After pouring it, you’ll smell a perfect espresso whiff.
After pressing the ground you need to fill the press in the hot water so that the grounds gently mix with this water. Also, don’t stir too harshly as you don’t want an espresso with eddy feel. You need to stir the coffee grounds so the water can start the extracting process. Make sure to mix it well.
#STEP-4: ALLOW THE COFFEE TO STEEP
For a perfect cup of espresso coffee, you’ll eventually need this step to follow. This is very important and if you think this step doesn’t require then you are just wasting your money. You’ll have to steep the coffee ground for over 4 minutes for getting a good espresso. It only needs 4 minutes, not less than it or not more than it.
If you steep it more than 4 minutes then it’ll become bitter. After steeping the coffee grounds make sure to gently press again. Never do it in a single shift. Make sure to do it lightly and gradually.
Method:2 – MAKING AN ESPRESSO WITH A MOKA POT
The Moka pot is really popular these days as many people try this way to make an espresso. It has a jug which is made in steel and has a closed-option also under the jug you’ll see a coffee strainer and a pot. It is really easy to use and you can learn it by following this guideline.
This has a handle which can grasp while the jug is hot or boiling as a protection. Once you brew the coffee you’ll get the result which you are waiting for. Also, you can clean it properly by sanitizing it part by part. If you don’t know how to use it, then follow these steps to make it properly.
#STEP-1: PULVERIZE YOUR COFFEE BEANS
Firstly you’ll need to pulverize your coffee beans by grinding it. While making France press, you’ve grind it not powdery but in this step, you have to make coffee beans in a powder format for making better espresso with a strong smell.
#STEP-2: ADD SOME WATER IN THE LOWER HOLLOW
Once you grind well, you’ll have to add some water at the bottom of Moka pot. You have to measure the water before placing it into the pot.
#STEP-3: PUT GROUNDS IN COFFEE BASKET
After filling water you have to place the coffee grounds in the strainer. Make sure you fill it properly. After filling it you have to push it for equilibrium coffee ground. Then you’ll need to close the Moka pot and place it to the furnace or a fireplace.
#STEP-4: STEAM THE POT IN LOWER HEAT
When you are done placing it to the furnace you’ll need to turn the heat on and wait for some minute. Make sure to adjust the warm on low heat. After some minute, the coffee will come out. Once coffee spit in, you’ll have to place the pot in a towel to cool it for 20 seconds. Make sure to place it after the coffee came out and don’t be late since it will make the coffee bitter than usual.
Method:3 – MAKING AN ESPRESSO WITH AN AEROPRESS
An Aeropress works just like the French press. It has a vertical-shaped Aeropress which you can pour water and ground for making better espresso coffee. It is a modern version of the French press for getting better coffee. Both these tool created with the same function with the same principle.
It is really simple to use as you just have to put the ground into the cylinder or tube and pour the hot water into it and then press it. Then you can adjust the bitterness by pouring hot water. Here are some steps to show you easily how to make it.
#STEP-1: GRIND COFFEE BEANS
Your first step will be grinding coffee beans and don’t crush it into big pieces. If you crush it like big pieces then you won’t get the proper espresso coffee. So, make sure to grind properly.
#STEP-2: SET THE GROUNDS INTO AEROPRESS
You’ll need to set the coffee ground to the tube and place a lower cap before doing this. It would be better if you pour hot water. After that, you’ll need to press the piston and before that retreat to the top of the tube. This will be the first step of pressing.
#STEP-3: INSERT WARM WATER AND PRESS OVER
The last step is to press the Aeropress on the bottom and before that set a pot under this and then start doing this process. You can suit the coffee ground with your taste by pouring water just as you needed. Also, the whole process can take at least 1 minute. Then, you’ll get a perfect cup of espresso.
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At last, if you are done learning from this guide then try these ways for making espresso without a machine. Making an espresso needs a lot of knowledge of the process to make a perfect cup of coffee. There are many cleaning problems comes while making espresso so always keep a towel right beside you while making it.
Also, a small tip is to check how to make espresso on YouTube or online before using it as you’ll need full details on which product you are using for before making it. Making espresso is all about the brew and the smell of bitterness so check these while making it. There are many problems that you have to make espresso coffee without a machine. However, for these types of an awkward situation, these hacks will help you with the best result.
Also, an espresso machine cost hundreds of dollars so these hacks may save your life from spending the expensive money. Follow these hacks and make a perfect cup of espresso coffee. And, make sure to check the temperature of the water and measure it before boiling it.
I hope these ways helped you about how to make espresso without machine and hope following these steps will give you your desired result. So, hurry and make your espresso!
I’m Liam & I’m the guy behind COFFEE MINISTER. In my blog, I share my expertise and help you with your coffee-struggles. I can read coffee like the back of my hand and brew it like it is in coffee shops.