Some people prefer to have their coffee prepared by themselves straight from the bean to the machine. Of courses, there’s that fresh aroma and taste from freshly ground beans. Espresso aficionados knows very well that after the beans are ground, even how good the sealing technique may seem, some of that luscious aroma and taste escapes. And if you are among the guys and gals that loved to savor that precious aroma and tastes, this selection will help you out.
Gaggia Unica Super Automatic Espresso Machine
As the name implies, this gaggia espresso machine works in push of a button. All you need is to feed it with the right amount of beans, water and milk and you’ll be on your way to your next latte or cappuccino. The Unica features a 1.7-liter water tank, accessible from the side for easy refilling. You can have your next Americano, tea or soup directly through the steam wand. And for your latte or cappuccino, that very same steam wand is equipped with a Pannarello attachment to create rich steamed and frothed milk. It comes with a burr grinder and bean hopper made form ceramic to minimize heat transfer so it can further preserve some precious flavor. With a fully automated system, this machine makes use of a stainless steel boiler and 15-bar pump. To control the details, it features a straightforward interface which consists of a LED display, illuminated icons, and four control buttons. For added convenience, it has a power, brewing and steaming dedicated buttons making machine operation very user-friendly.
This fully automated machine has the one touch cappuccino button, ideal when you need a sip in a jiffy. It comes with an integrated automatic milk function with easy refill feature. For those who wanted a pretty consistent output, this machine has everything in control including an adjustable coffee strength and temperature. For perfect espresso extraction, it comes with a 15-bar pump pressure. It comes with ceramic grinders to help preserve aroma and flavor. It also sports a pre-brewing function to enhance flavors. Its automatic cleaning and de-scaling features keeps everything neat and tidy.
This automatic espresso machine comes with a patented revolutionary and compact thermoblock system that ensures consistent hot coffee each time. It has an intuitive LCD display for easy recipe selection and easy to use steam nozzle for perfect latte creations. The heart of this system is its 15-bar high pressure pump that enables perfect extraction. It has 1.8-liter, removable water tank which is good for several servings before it needs refilling. That same tank has an empty water tank detection system for added convenience. It also comes with a large bean hopper enough for several delicious drinks in a single go. For an easier cleaning regimen, it features a with a removable drip tray. To further boost the flavor, the system comes with a KRUPS F088 water filtration cartridge.
Gaggia Accademia Espresso Machine
Super automatic by design, this machine comes with seven dedicated buttons that can deliver espresso, caffe, caffe lungo, cappuccino, latte, Latte macchiato and hot water in a single push. Pump pressure comes with a generous 15 bars for high-level of extraction. It has that adjustable telescopic coffee dispenser attaining a maximum height of a little over 6-1/2-inch so you can fit wider variety of cup sizes. It has a ceramic burr grinder with integrated bean hopper and double lid aroma saver ensuring good tasting coffee each time. Also good to note, this machine can be programmed to deliver coffee quantity ranging from 7 to 10-cups. Its integrated coffee grounds container is removable from the front for added convenience.
Even with its compact size this semi-automatic espresso maker comes with all the features of a full-size automatic machine. First off, you can make use of tap water as it comes with built-in water filtration system to assure perfect taste on each brewing session. It has the aroma button which time-releases water to slowly saturate coffee grounds, together with its 15 bar pump, to extract a fuller flavor. You can easily prepare your latte and cappuccino as it features patented cappuccino system frother that mixes steam and milk to create a rich, creamy froth. The overall design comes in a user-friendly approach; you can adjust the menu settings for temperature, coffee strength and cup size according to your preferences. Also, you can have your preferences saved in memory, ideal for your espresso and cappuccino. So the next time, you simply have to turn on the machine, press the button and wait for your espresso.
This espresso machine features a stainless steel conical burr grinder with 1/2lb bean hopper to boot. It has a 15-bar, Italian pump for that perfect extraction of full bodied flavors. Its powerful, 1450-Watt stainless steel thermocoil heating system keeps the heat in and maintains the right temperature. It comes with an adjustable grind size and grind amount settings so you can have the right grounds for your espresso. Further, the system will inform you if it needs cleaning through its light indicator, with cleaning kit included. Its 360-degree swivel action steam wand is a wonder for an effortless milk texturing. Then there’s its auto purge function that automatically adjusts the water temperature after steam so optimal espresso extraction temperature can be achieved. And for added convenience, this machine comes with a removable drip tray with partition for both wet and dry spills. It comes with an ‘Empty me!’ light indicator when it’s full. Also, the machines boast of its preset and manual over-ride with re-programmable shot volumes for consistent results.