Can you use a regular coffee pot to make an espresso?

Can you use a regular coffee pot to make an espresso?

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  1. Michael Barnard is right. It exclusively requires fine grounds and pressurized water, unlike other methods of brewing/extracting.
    You might be satisfied by an Aeropress or a moka pot. Both are more concentrated but they are still a far cry from an authentic pull of espresso. Personally, I can’t get a consistent cup from a moka pot so I prefer the Aeropress.

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  2. Simply: no.
    For espresso (by definition), you need:
    fresly ground coffee,
    high pressure (over 8 bars) and
    high temperature (85 to 95 degrees Celsius) water.
    In a regular pot, you’ll barely and rarely go over 3 bar, but often over 95 degree Celsius. That will make your drink underextracted (relatively to espresso) and possibly burnt (bitter).

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  3. No.
    Espresso requires finely ground coffee, pressure and hot water.
    Regular coffee pots use coarsely ground coffee, filters, gravity and hot water. There isn’t a mechanism to induce sufficient pressure to recreate espresso. Instead, there is drip coffee.
    The closest thing to espresso that can be created are individual cup pour-overs, which seem to be a thing these days for no reason I can discern. I sus…

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