Jumping the gun, pulling a fresh shot of espresso

John Edgar Park

John Edgar Park likes to make things and tell people about it. He works at Disney Research and writes for Make and Boing Boing. He is training for American Ninja Warrior. You can find him at jpixl.net and twitter @johnedgarpark -- if you like that sort of thing.

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By John Edgar Park

John Edgar Park likes to make things and tell people about it. He works at Disney Research and writes for Make and Boing Boing. He is training for American Ninja Warrior. You can find him at jpixl.net and twitter @johnedgarpark -- if you like that sort of thing.

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I’m pretty predictable. I couldn’t wait 2-3 days to try the new batch of coffee I roasted yesterday. These are some photos of me making a shot of espresso. It was a bit overroasted, yet grassy at the same time! This points to my temperature being a bit high and my guess is the grassy taste will mellow out in a few days. It’s still quite good, and very satisfying to have made from scratch. If only I could grow a few coffee trees in our back yard…