\nWe're thrilled to bring you a special coffee treat from the heart of Hey Pumpkin Coffee Company. Today, we'll be using our rich and robust Black Smoke Roast to make an exquisite espresso coffee. This Black Smoke roast, known for its strong, smooth flavor and smoky undertones, makes an exceptional base for this classic coffee creation. So, let's dive right into it!\nWhat You'll Need:\n\nHey Pumpkin Coffee Company's Black Smoke Roast - 20g\nFresh, clean water - as per your espresso machine instructions\nAn espresso machine\n\nA coffee grinder\n\nA cup to serve your perfect espresso\n\nStep by Step Guide:\n\n\nGrind Your Coffee: We'll start off by grinding our Black Smoke Roast. Remember, espresso calls for a very fine grind, so set your grinder accordingly. A rule of thumb for espresso is that it should be as fine as table salt.\n\n\nPrep Your Espresso Machine: Fill up the water reservoir of your espresso machine. Be sure to follow the manufacturer's instructions for the best results.\n\n\nSet Up Your Portafilter: Carefully pour your finely ground Black Smoke Roast into the portafilter of your espresso machine. Remember not to overfill or compress the grounds; just allow them to naturally settle.\n\n\nBrew Your Espresso: Now it's time to extract your espresso. Depending on your machine, this process should take between 20 to 30 seconds. Aim for a shot that pours in a steady, thin stream.\n\n\nServe and Enjoy: Pour your beautifully brewed espresso into your favorite cup. The final result should be a robust and rich espresso, underlined by the smoky flavors of the Black Smoke roast. Enjoy it as it is, or add your preferred sweetener or milk.\n\n\nAs with all recipes, feel free to experiment. If you want a stronger coffee taste, you can adjust the coffee-to-water ratio to your preference. Some prefer their espresso with a bit more kick, while others enjoy a slightly more mellow flavor. Find your perfect balance and savor the incredible flavors that Hey Pumpkin Coffee Company's Black Smoke roast brings to your cup!\nWhile the process might take a bit of practice, the result is more than worth it - a perfect espresso made with our superior Black Smoke roast, enjoyed in the comfort of your own home.\nUntil next time, happy brewing!