From Matt at RoastyCoffee.com:
It is amazing to me how many professed coffee aficionados have no idea about the differences between coffee and espresso. It sounds so basic, but many people out there actually think it is even made from a different type of plant.
If you plan on diving into the world of coffee, one of the most basic things you need to understand are the differences between coffee and espresso. After all, how smart will you sound if you start talking about espresso plants in a crowd of coffee fanatics?
So to continue your coffee education, today we will take a closer look at coffee and espresso and examine the main differences between these two drinks. That way when you are talking about coffee and espresso, you will know what you are talking about, and you will understand all you need to know about the drink you are ordering.