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The Espresso Drinkers Guide to Drinking Espresso

May 18, 2018 0 Comments


Technically speaking, espresso (not x-presso) is the name of both the drink itself as well as the brewing method. An espresso machine works by forcing near boiling water over really finely ground coffee at about 9 bars of pressure (that’s 9 times the atmospheric pressure). We at Century Coffee Club know how important your coffee is and focus on ourpods being a better tasting, more robust, and fresher organic alternative to Nespresso pods sofollow the next steps to make sure you look like a coffee pro when drinking your espresso.


  1. Brew your choice of Nespresso compatible Century Coffee Club capsules. If you feel like you need a stronger pick me up, make it a double! Serve your espresso in a ceramic demitasse for extra points.
  2. Pour yourself a glass of waterand drink it to cleanse your pallet.
  3. Many espresso aficionados recommend skimming off the crema with a spoon.
  4. Espresso has a thicker consistency and can often create a syrup that will sink to the bottom and make your cup inconsistent so make sure to stir your espresso.
  5. Take a sip!Let the espresso fill your mouth and taste the full flavor in every sip.


Now that you know the basics, you can go back to enjoying every cup of that Century Coffee Club espresso! Don’t forget to check out our selection of Nespresso Originaline compatible capsules available in light, medium and dark espresso roasts. You can also save 20% on our pods by signing up for a monthly subscriptionand have our premium coffee delivered right to your door every month!