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Well...at risk of turning this into "Retire Early - Coffee Edition," here is what I have heard:

1. the steam pressure used to make real espresso and the pressure used by a moka pot are radically different. Moka pots have much lower pressure. How much lower I couldn't tell you, not being a true coffee geek.

2. the moka pot doesn't really produce "crema" - that lovely thick frothy coating so beloved of espresso drinkers.


sounds about right ...but sounds maybe a bit too geeky.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Espresso
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moka_pot


http://sweetmarias.com/prod.brewers.mokapot.shtml

check out the reviews ....
http://www.coffeegeek.com/reviews/vacpots/moka_pots



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...sounds LIKE ....you're not getting .true. espresso ... might be getting something better.
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