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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.
Well,I've set the Bezzera up at my work staff room,just runs perfectly...enough steam to run a small dry cleaner business!
I've just connected it to draw water from a 20 litre vessel,with a small waste container,keeping an eye on the...
I always recommend learning to crawl before you walk/run. Beg or borrow a home roaster and learn the basics. You will achieve much more when you do a commercial roasting course.
Lastly, never ever refer to yourself as "master roaster" as there is...
I have - and if I get to the point where I've eliminated all other variables and want to exclude the OPV then personally I'd see the ~total cost of getting a go with it, which will end up being $30-35 as less attractive than buying...
I'm pretty keen to have a shot at some home roasting with a popper, and was wondering what everyone would recommend from the Beanbay as a good easy first candidate.
Nearly all coffee consumption in our house are milk based drinks with...
Using a grind from this modified grinder, align mark comes around to the front window in line with the line.
Just pulled a single shot with a single walled basket on my EM4800c,
a great shot, crema was a little light in colour so I will...