What makes Espresso different then regular roasted coffee? June 17, 2022 20:03 Updated Espresso is a strong, finely ground, dark roasted coffee brewed by quickly forcing hot water through the beans. Shop our Espresso Blend. Related articles Does Dark Roast have less caffeine than Medium or Light Roast? Which coffee-based drink has the most caffeine? What is the best way to store Manatee Coffee beans?