Espresso Machine and Barista Basics Articles

Single or Double Espresso Machine Boiler – Which Is Best?

Are you somewhat confused when it comes to choosing a home espresso machine with a single boiler vs. a double boiler? If so, here is a great article that should be able to sort out that confusion. There is a major difference between espresso makers that have just one boiler as compared to those that have two. This article provides a great breakdown of exactly what the differences are between the two! Read More


Breville BES900XL Semi-Automatic Espresso Machine Review

Among 119 customer reviews, this home espresso machine earned a 4.5 stars out of 5 average overall customer rating.

The Breville BES900XL home espresso maker was inspired by a desire to create perfection via precision, each time the machine is used, to include precision regarding perfect temperature, perfect pressure, high-quality milk texturing (frothing), and unbeatable flavor extraction.

Top Features:

  • Programmable options, including programmable auto-start
  • Very durable with the ability to provide many years of use
  • Dual stainless-steel boilers
  • Easy-to-access, large 84-ounce water reservoir – refill either while in the machine, or remove and fill at the sink
  • Cup warmer

Read the complete review here!

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