The Ultimate Guide to Home Espresso

The Ultimate Guide to Home Espresso


There's nothing quite like a rich, velvety shot of espresso to start your day. Making espresso at home can seem daunting, but with the right equipment and a few tips, you can become your own barista. In this ultimate guide, we'll highlight MoonGoat's range of espresso machines and accessories, and share tips for making the perfect espresso at home.

Choosing the Right Espresso Machine

The first step to great home espresso is choosing the right machine. At, we offer a variety of espresso machines to suit every need and budget. Here are some top picks:

  1. Manual Machines: For the purists who enjoy hands-on control.
  2. Semi-Automatic Machines: A perfect balance of control and convenience.
  3. Fully Automatic Machines: Ideal for those who want a hassle-free experience.

Essential Accessories

To complement your espresso machine, you'll need a few key accessories:

  1. Grinder: A high-quality burr grinder ensures a consistent grind, which is crucial for espresso.
  2. Tamper: A good tamper helps pack the coffee grounds evenly.
  3. Scale: Precision is key, so measure your coffee and water accurately.
  4. Milk Frother: For creating perfect lattes and cappuccinos.

Tips for Making the Perfect Espresso

  1. Use Fresh Beans: Start with freshly roasted MoonGoat coffee beans, specifically suited for espresso.
  2. Grind Size: Aim for a fine grind, similar to table salt.
  3. Dose: Use about 18-20 grams of coffee for a double shot.
  4. Tamping: Apply even pressure when tamping to ensure uniform extraction.
  5. Water Temperature: Brew at around 200°F (93°C) for optimal extraction.
  6. Extraction Time: Aim for an extraction time of 25-30 seconds for a double shot.

Purchase Online

Visit to explore our range of espresso machines, grinders, and accessories. With our high-quality products, you can elevate your home espresso experience and enjoy café-quality coffee anytime.


Making espresso at home is an art that, with the right equipment and techniques, can yield delicious results. MoonGoat offers everything you need to get started, from top-of-the-line espresso machines to freshly roasted beans. Visit today to find the perfect setup for your home café.

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