Stumptown Trained Us on the Best at-Home Espresso Machine on the Market

July 28, 2015

To say we nearly cried happy tears when we learned that La Marzocco’s Linea Mini ($4,495), the sexiest new at-home espresso machine on the market, would be landing in the BA Test Kitchen would be a major understatement. And that feeling of pure and utter joy was rivaled only by the excitement we felt when we learned that the coffee whizzes of Portland, Oregon’s Stumptown Coffee would be teaching us how to pull espresso on that Linea Mini like the pros. So, what did we learn when Emily Rosenberg, our instructor and an experienced Stumptown barista, came to the Test…