Espresso recipe design

Use this calculator to help plan espresso recipes. Given a set dose, target Extraction Yield and target strength (TDS), this will calculate your target yield out.

Drink Parameters



Make a gram espresso in 25-27 seconds

The brew ratio is 1 to

Measure the TDS.


If the TDS is below your design target of %, grind finer to increase extraction.
If the TDS is above your design target of %, grind coarser to decrease extraction.