Oddly mesmerizing (and sensual) espresso-brewing video

Chris just sent me this slow-motion video of some espresso being brewed. It’s oddly mesmerizing, and sensual even.


I’m intrigued by the mix of colors. It almost looks as if someone added milk to it.


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14 Responses to “Oddly mesmerizing (and sensual) espresso-brewing video”

  1. Naja pallida says:

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  3. pappyvet says:

    Well , it is sensual in a way. I think a lot of folks miss the point a wee bit. Sensual does not necessarily mean that you want to screw the coffee pot.

  4. pericles9 says:

    He’s back?? Take cover!

  5. Jim Olson says:

    I get the visual appeal of the slow-mo/high speed. And the colors and the texture. But yeah, I’m not sure I wanted to see that. ;) The subsequent comments are, well, vivid.

  6. Jim Olson says:

    Yeah, I didn’t need to see that. But I watched anyway. Sort of like why you really don’t want to watch sausage or hot dogs being made…

  7. BeccaM says:

    Wow… I love coffee and good espresso, but that makes it look unbelievably gross.

  8. Dakotahgeo says:

    ROFL… ain’t it great??? ;-)

  9. Yep, I was just thinking “sensual” a moment ago.

  10. Island In The Sky says:

    John, this is your fault since you brought that theme up for this video, and well, I’m going to go there:


    Sorry, folks.

  11. karmanot says:

    Now I’m thinking: diarrhea.

  12. TonyT says:

    Now I have to go to the bathroom.

  13. olandp says:

    Sorry, I don’t see how you get sexual out of that. Maybe sensual because of the slow motion, but still seems a stretch. The color is apparently due to air bubbles.

  14. steve003 says:

    Nope. Didn’t turn me on… Now I feel dirty, cheap and used!!!

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