What is a Pressurized Portafilter Basket and When Should I Use One?

A pressurized portafilter or portafilter basket is a tool to help achieve more consistent espresso brewing with pre-ground coffee or a less capable grinder. For a list of differences, take a look at our comparison between shots pulled with pressurized vs commercial portafilter baskets.

Pressurized vs Non-Pressurized Portafilter Baskets: US / CA

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