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Any non Espresso brew method from Drip Filter, Syphon or Vacuum, Plunger, Ibrik, Stovetop, Mocha Pot, Aeropress, Cold Press, Percolator, Presso or any other mad scientist process that doesn't have a pump and boiler combined.
Entry level (sub $500) domestic appliances that you would expect to find in the kitchen section of whitegoods stores. You can get a pretty good coffee from machines in this category if you use fresh coffee and dose/tamp well.
Pointy End ($1500-$3000) will find machines that are capable of making espresso at the same time that you are texturing milk. This end of the market also tends to get some real design flair and lot and lots of shiny stainless. Mostly the machines in this category are direct descendants of Cafe class machines.
Extreme Machines ($3000+) is the very serious end of the home espresso machine market. Some of the machines you will find in here would be comfortable in just about any cafe on the planet and most will have similar installation requirements (plumbing, maintenance etc). Most CoffeeSnobs drool over the very pretty toys in this category.
any mods ? 400-550 pending on condition/mods/extras from what i've been scoping.... I'm currently learning up and preparing to buy a silvia.. just dont have money up front.
have a look in the sold section...
I live in Brisbane & have not lived down south, but Brookfield is a nice area, although a bit out of the way. It depends where you would work I guess and what main roads you would need to use. The motorway is not far and the newly...
Around 2 years ago I purchased the V3 including the better quality tamper kit (x2 baskets, flush basket & cleaning powder). It's a great machine but but because of my schedule etc. it only ever makes around 2 cups per day over the...
Just call the Breville on +61293848100 and they should be able to transfer you to club Oracle.
Also check around for a local roaster so you know your getting fresh beans roasted within the last 2 weeks.
I looking for any reviews or feedback on the ECM Casa grinder if anyone has one please. I'm looking at a new machine purchase soon and looking at a grinder for prosumer home use. Certainly won't be a high volume user but looking for a...
Actually, i have just dialed it down to Grind 8 and set Tamp to 5 and 5 and it produced an ok espresso. Pre infuse about 9 seconds and 2 x 1 ounce in 30 seconds. Poured ok and Crema looks ok, a little thin but colour was ok.
Im just really...