What is your heat source? The Little Guy requires an even temperature to create heat over the entire base, which is vital to producing good back pressure for your steaming your milk. If you are using a gas stovetop as your heat source, please refer to our Hints & Tips video.
Is your grind too coarse? If your extraction is running too quickly this indicates that there is not enough resistance in the basket, which is the result of a too course grind. A 'Commercial' grind works best with The Little Guy.
Why don't I have crema like in the online videos?
"Again, heat source combined with grind and dosing technique when loading your basket with coffee affects your crema. Refer to our extraction video