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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.
Hey people! Looking to get my first coffee machine next week (graduation present from my folks) to be honest I never really liked 'real' coffee until I started uni, before that my coffee usually would have been some sort of vanilla/caramel latte....
Breville Smart Grinder.
3.5 years old, used daily. Small cosmetic crack on hopper.
It just started having an issue where the motor turns, but no grinds exit the chute. I've had it apart for a regular clean, but it seems something more invasive...
I have a 10 year old mazzer mini manual in black for sale and will be available for sale from Friday 7th nov.
As i have just upgraded to a kony e, this one wont be of any further use to me from next Friday when i collect the new one.
Just a little update. Deli Bay is still as consistent as ever, never disappointing. When they're closed I'll grab a cap from Beanbeat if I don't have time to head home and make one myself. Still can't get over the logic behind saving a few cents...
Make sure you get Hayley then. The couple of standard caps I've had were a bit on the hot side. Milk wasn't silky and flavour thinned out too quickly. Have you tried Deli Bay? Nothing flash but very consistent with great depth and roundness.