I have an Hx espresso machine and like double espressos. I give Pirate Nation a big tick on three fronts:
1 - Support - I asked for a recipe for double espresso and got an answer back within 24 hours
2 - Supply - Couriered beans to me within 48 hours
3 - Blend - Wow! Roasting date....Tick [so fresh it needs to rest a couple of days!!], darker side of medium roasted blend...Tick, Taste - Captn George is in command with rich chocolate, full flavour.
Gary had replied that they draw 30 seconds with 18gms at circa 94 degrees [grind and gms to suit taste]. I'm still fine tuning but feel it's pretty close for my taste at:
Keep up the good work Gary and PN team