How to use the Nanopresso - A step by step guide
Step 1. Remove the included scoop and brush from the water tank (the brush can be used to clean any access grounds of coffee that build up over time) The water tank also has a coffee cup attached to it!
Step 2. Unscrew the portafilter and remove the coffee filter basket
Step 3. Add finely ground coffee into the scoop
Step 4. Transfer the finely ground coffee from the scoop into the filter basket (be sure to clean any ground off the rim of the filter basket)
Step 5. Tamp the coffee using the bottom of the scoop as a tamper! (there should be about 4mml of space at the top of the basket after you tamp) If your around home and have a scale you can use a coffee scale to see if your coffee basket is about 8 grams heavy.
Step 6. Put the coffee filter basket into the Nanopresso and screw on the portafilter (make sure the portafilter is screwed on tight)
Step 7. Add boiling water to the water tank, the water temp should be at least 87c or 190F. Fill the tank up to the line marked on the inside of the water tank
Step 9. Screw the water tank onto the Nanopresso
Step 10. Unlock the piston by twisting it counter clockwise
Step 11. Flip the Nanopresso upside down and start pumping it with slow consistent pumps to build up pressure inside the machine. It should take about 6-8 pumps to get up to pressure.
Step 12. After about 20-30 pumps your espresso should be full extracted, you will know your espresso is fully extracted once you no longer feel resistance in the piston.
Once the espresso is fully extracted the crema should be smooth and golden brown. Wallah! you have your Nanopresso espresso, enjoy!
Here's a step by step video to guide you through how to use the Nanoespresso
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