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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.
I hope you are right!!
I have made up to 8 double espressos *in a row* but soon after that event my Silvia V3 element/boiler started to blow house fuses and had to be replaced (cost $290, parts and labour).
This made me wonder if Silvia can...
I understand the figure relates to supply and fit AND CHECK MACHINE (my abbreviated nomenclature), in which it is entirely appropriate.
People that dont run workshops dont have "the nose" for what offering service costs, with appropriate margin...
When have I said no explanation is required ?
where did I say I am not convinced it occurs ?
If you followed the discussion you would realise that my "interjection" was only to correct the blatantly false statement by Tampit....." Aluminium is...
This batch is awesome.
I've just worked through the individual components (I keep back a small amount of the SO's before blending to aid in my palette development and roast profiling!) and the Mexican as expected gives a darker, drier cocoa...
This makes it much simpler, even for temp surfing I only use the top brew-switch to make the light come on.
When I turn the machine on - for the first time in the morning - I hit the top brew-switch and I let about 200-300ml of...