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Thanks for offering this venue Mark My question is this. I read different brewing times for espresso and get really confused. some people say do 25 second shots some say 35 seconds. some talk about preinfusion and others don't. Whats going on?h Posted August 26, 2014 link Hi Rich. Thanks for the question, and it is a good one. I've tried to address this here and there on Twitter, on social media and other small 140 character type places but it's good to be able to write it out a bit more long form. These days with machines capable of preinfusion, slow draw ups, flow restrictors and the like, you're going to find shot pull times all over the map; a Rancilio Silvia owner may swear by the 25 second rule. In my case, with a Speedster, most of my shots run 35-40 seconds because of a long drawn out dual pressure stage preinfusion, followed by a post draw down in pressure (I redu...

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