Coffee, like many plants, contains bitter tasting components as a protection mechanism. A little bitterness in your coffee is fine, but it can be unpleasant when it begins to dominates your coffee’s flavor profile.
Red eye coffee is popular among those who need a powerful caffeine fix to keep them wide awake. It’s a simple drink to make, which makes it perfect for the occasion it’s intended for: a foggy-headed morning.
A pressurized portafilter distinguishes itself from a non-pressurized portafilter by adding extra pressure immediately after coffee extraction. It does this through a design that features a basket with a two-layer bottom.