May 22, 2007

DeLonghi Esclusivo Magnifica ESAM 3300 Super-Auto Espresso Machine

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DeLonghi has announced their new Esclusivo Magnifica ESAM3300 model, which should be replacing their EAM3200 model. The design is a smoother more sensuous design that rounds the features and sits comfortably on the counter of any modern kitchen. The controls are via knobs and dials, and doesn’t include the LCD readouts of the more expensive models.

The Magnifica ESAM3300 super automatic machine includes a professional-quality conical burr grinder, which produces consistent, fresh and aromatic espresso or coffee. A nice change is that the grinder operates at a lower pitch, which allows for a quieter machine. Like most Super Automatics, the grind settings also allow the user to adjust the fineness for all types of beans. The 60 ounce water reservoir and the 7 ounce whole bean container should keep you brewing for a while before refilling. The Direct-to-Brew System, features a stainless steel piped double boiler, which guarantees that each grind is immediately processed into coffee or espresso.

Features:

  • Makes coffee, espresso, latte and cappuccino
  • Lower pitch grinder
  • Double boiler means no wait between espresso and steam
  • Patented Cappuccino System Frother
  • Stainless steel piped double boiler
  • Cup warmer
  • Coffee strength and quantity controls
  • Height adjustable coffee spouts to accommodate any size mug

    At Amazon

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  • May 17, 2007

    Nespresso Lattissima in US

    Wanted to point out that our sister site SingleServeCoffee.com has made the trip to the New York Nespresso Boutique Espresso Bar to be a part of the US National launch event for the Nespresso Lattissima, an automatic beverage center that uses not only the Nespresso capsules, but the DeLonghi milk frothing capability, making lattes and cappuccinos at the push of a button. This is very similar to the DeLonghi EAM 3500 super automatic that I reviewed recently, in that it does all the work at the press of a button and allows you to refrigerate your fresh milk in the removable milk container.

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    April 27, 2007

    Gaggia 90501 Stainless Super Auto Coffee/Espresso Center

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    This top of the line Espresso maker is a stunning beauty to sit atop any counter. The 100% stainless steel housing is impressive and houses some pretty impressive components. The unit makes push button espressos and whips up milk drinks quickly with two boilers; one for brewing and one for steaming/frothing.

  • It’s got adjustable strength brewing, adjust grind size, coffee and water amounts.
  • Large Whole Bean capacity – 250g
  • A 60-ounce water reservoir – good for the category.
  • Bypass doser to make a different coffee when you want.
  • Pre-infusion of the grounds
  • Three programmable push-buttons brew based on the liquid volume you choose.

    All that stainless is a perfect background for the cobalt blue LED readout.

    At Amazon

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  • April 19, 2007

    Lamborghini ESE Pod Espresso Maker

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    If you really needed a bit of speed decor in the kitchen well, now you have the opportunity to get in on the limited edition Lamborghini Espresso maker. Reportedly only 1,000 of the units will be made, and at $1,750 that may be plenty. Crafted with beautiful stainless steel, the unit looks ready to accept any ESE Espresso pods in the front, while steaming your milk on the side. I don't know about you, but I think my first car cost less than this.

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    April 17, 2007

    Nespresso D150 Espresso Machine

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    Want the Nespresso experience in a traditional design? The Nespresso D150 is a classic looking espresso machine that still accepts the Nespresso capsules; no mess and excellent espresso is the result of running the Nespresso system. I really enjoyed the Nespresso C100T when I had it in for review, and am happy to say that I will be trying out the new limited edition Oa capsules in the coming weeks.

    The Nespresso D150 has a 19 bar pump, a 1.5-liter reservoir for convenience, and a steaming wand that the C100T lacks, making the D150 a logical choice if you are into drinking lattes more than straight espresso. The D150 also comes with a Lungo and an Espresso cup to enjoy the offerings served up by the machine. An assortment of 12 capsules comes with the machine, and more can be ordered up through the Nespresso Club site.

    Nespresso D150 at Amazon

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    March 30, 2007

    Nespresso Essenza C100 Full Review

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    The Nespresso C100 showed up in a small box, and in an incredible little way found its way onto our counter top and started pumping out shot after shot in a simple and beautiful fashion. Small and compact are the understatement for the Nespresso C100, as great things really do come in small packages. I look at other machines twice its size and wonder how they got everything in there. Now, let's be clear, they don't offer a few things that other more classically designed units offer. like a cup warmer or a steam outlet for frothing milk. This isn't just for espresso though, as work-arounds are easy and prevalent.

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    March 23, 2007

    DeLonghi BAR32 Retro Pump-driven Espresso Machine

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    DeLonghi has a nice in-expensive machine out in their BAR32 Espresso maker, that has a fresh yet retro design that combines a slew of features that are sure to turn out espresso after latte after cappuccino. The stainless steel boiler combined with two thermostats to control the heat going to the brew head and the steam wand. The pump-driven machine puts out plenty of pressure to extract great taste from your espresso, either ground or in ESE Pods. The unit has a pod compatible pod filter that allows you to use the easy alternative to grinding your own.

    The 35-ounce reservoir should keep things humming for a while, and its easy to use dial system is pretty straightforward.


    At Amazon

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    March 8, 2007

    Gaggia Baby D Semi-Automatic Espresso Machine

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    For people interested in a higher end home espresso experience, the Gaggia Baby D may be a good choice. The brew group components are brass plated for temperature stability and the unit has a 15 bar pump for excellent extraction. It comes with two filter baskets – single/ESE pod and a double. The reservoir is plenty big at 46 ounces, and it has a 1400+ watt heater that should be plenty of power for fast heating of the unit. The turbo frother should do the job quickly and easily.

    Because it’s semi-automatic, the unit is easy to use. The push button controls allow you to have the one-button convenience of an espresso shot, or two. One button gives you a pre-programmed amount of espresso in the cup; very convenient, very nice.

    At Amazon

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    February 13, 2007

    Saeco Primea Ring Espresso Machine

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    Saeco is a well known espresso name, and their Primea Ring Espresso machine is a premier machine in the line-up (Yea I know the espresso cups are a bad photoshop job, but it's a stock photo). The unit is a a fully automatic espresso brewing center and it grinds, tamps and pulls your espresso shots. Want a latte? Yea, it can do that too with its built in milk container that holds about 12 ounces of milk; nice. It's got loads of nice touches like a super quiet grinder with ceramic burrs to keep the noise and heat build up down making for a pleasant experience and a great cup of espresso.

    Its big 2 liter water reservoir will give you a lot of capacity to go and go before re-filling. The two spouts allow for making two drinks at once, and its click-wheel and pushbutton controls give you the ability to dial in your desired drink with ease.

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    January 25, 2007

    Jura-Capresso 13214 Impressa Z5 Automatic Coffee Center

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    What’s not to love with this baby, except maybe the price. Of course it’s functional and does everything for you, but it does everything for you in style too. It has eight one touch buttons that are programmable so that you can access your desired strength settings and cup size easily and effortlessly. It has an inlet for pulling milk directly into the machine so that it will froth or steam milk right into your cup. Whole beans in the top, and the six fineness settings will assure the proper grind size before the unit tamps and extracts your espresso.

  • 18 bar pump
  • 96 ounce water reservoir with filter cartridge with electronic level sensor
  • 10 ounce whole bean capacity with electronic level sensor
  • LED readout and electronic controls
  • 32-ounce triple-insulated thermal milk container keeps cold milk chilled for up to 8 hours.
  • Bypass doser for using other pre-ground coffee.

    At Amazon

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