Intelligentsia Coffee Cups, notNeutral (Azure)
Even though it's consumed in a matter of seconds, espresso is eminently sensitive to the slightest of influences. There's the bean itself. Then there's the proper grind; how tightly it's packed in the machine; and the time, measured to the second, the water spends passing through the grounds. But even when the shot is perfectly executed, pouring it into the wrong cup kills the results.