The poll has been closed, with 201 voters.
Espresso ended with 90 votes or 45%.
Drip ended with 111, or 55%.
I will let the poll speak for itself, and you can take from it whatever conclusion you like, but I will just say one thing.
Almost any coffee bar I have ever visited is not laid out in a way that represents those results. Drip takes the back seat in virtually every single coffee shop, while the espresso machine sits up top the counter, practically beaming with a pride that borderlines vanity.
And here we have a poll of 201 coffee drinkers with a slight majority favoring drip. Even if the results were 50/50, or 60/40 in favor for espresso, the fact is that drip doesn’t get represented fairly.
Does this mean it’s time to take the espresso machine out back Office Space style? Of course not – and I drink/taste/make espresso almost daily and will probably continue to do so for the rest of my life – but come on, we can do better.