Old School Espresso

Old School Espresso

1 lb/ 454 g

A medium roast espresso.

Caramel Dark Chocolate Nuts

Old School Espresso is 49th’s most traditional espresso, with a Pacific Northwest twist! Roasted medium-dark, it highlights the sweetness and body of the coffee. Old School is ideal for those who prefer low acidity and full-body, with dark chocolate aromas and flavors of cocoa, caramel, and molasses.



As of September 23rd, 2020, Old School Espresso consists of:

Ethiopia Taltacha
  • Country: Ethiopia
  • Region: Jirimtitti, Oda Shakiso
  • Elevation: 1700 – 2100 m.a.s.l.
  • Variety: Local Heirloom, JARC
  • Harvest Year: 2018-2019
  • Roast Level: Medium/Dark Espresso Roast
Guatemala – Vides Blend II
  • Producer: vides Family
  • Country: Guatemala
  • Region:La Libertad, Huehuetenango
  • Elevation: 1250- 2100 m.a.s.l
  • Variety: Caturra, Catuai, San Ramon, Bourbon
  • Harvest Year: 2019
  • Processing Method: Washed
  • Roast Level: Medium/Dark Espresso Roast

Here are the parameters that we’ve been using with our latest Old School Espresso (parameters for an 18g VST Precision Filter Basket):

  • 18 grams of freshly ground coffee
  • Timer for 28 – 32 seconds
  • Pull 37 – 39 grams of liquid espresso
  • Grouphead at 200-201° F
  • 9 bars at machine gauge