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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.
Got mine today in the post. Went straight to the grinder and I must say I am pretty impressed with the outcome. Ground the same grind that I used for commercial machine and followed directions. Produced a decent sweet tasting shot with plenty of...
A few years ago, a friend of mine had to send his Sunbeam EM6910 away for warranty repair. A month later with no contact, he called them and was informed that it was ready to go. 2 weeks later it turned up with a badly dented side panel due to poor...
When I turn on my coffee machine (5 year old Isomac Mondiale) the pump kicks in to fill the boiler, but it seems like the valve is stuck as the water is just cycling through back into the tank. If I leave it going it will usually kick in...
Sounds Amazing. Havent roasted this blend in my Behmor 1600+. Only did this when i had a popper.
Did you pre or post blend your roast? Also what did you roast this in? And to what level for each bean (if you roasted separately).
Good thing I wasn't the one who wrote it then dontcha think? Just sharing the good word so feel free to read as much, or as little as you wish. And... there's always the pretty pics for those who really couldn't be bothered.