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What grind for a Bialetti?

A Train | | Jun 7, 2009 03:59 PM

Hi all,

Just bought a new stove-top coffee maker, a Bialetti "Musa".
Had a similar (cheaper) one until this morning when I left it on the flame and ruined it.

Reading the instructions for the Bialetti raised two questions:

1. What level of grind is ideal?

The instructions say "not too fine" and leave it at that. I'd always put an "espresso grind" on the beans I put into my no-name, but essentially identical, device.

2. Is what comes out of these devices "espresso"?

Clearly I'm a coffee lover, not an expert. Google is kind of unhelpful.


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