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Saeco Incanto Rondo

Posted By: Aabree Coffee
Posted At: Nov 28, 2011 at 3:13 PM
Related Categories: Espresso Machines, Product Profiles

Get to Know the Saeco Incanto Rondo Machine: This Super Automatic will impress you with the way it looks…and the way it operates. Its coal black exterior with subtle silver accents makes it a classy addition to your kitchen. This espresso machine is built to last, and with its innovative features you will brew the perfect espresso or cappuccino with very little effort in no time at all.

Saeco Incanto Rondo – Quick Look

Digital Display?: No

Instant/Rapid Steam?: Yes

Whole Bean Capable?: Yes

Frothing Aid?: Yes

Ground Coffee Capable?: No

Removable Brew Group?: Yes

Programmable Brewing Buttons?: No

Water Filter Compatible?: Yes

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Best Thing about this machine: Whether you are an expert or novice coffee maker the Rondo is easy to operate. At the press of a button you can adjust the volume of coffee you brew, and determine whether to produce one or two cups of java. You can also adjust the amount of crema on top just by turning a knob.

Honorable Mention: This machine is equipped with two special systems that will guarantee you a flavorful, aromatic cup of coffee every time. The Aqua Prima Water Filtration System will keep impurities from ruining the taste of your coffee and the Saeco Aroma System gives each espresso shot added aroma.

Best Suited For: Anyone who loves to entertain, but doesn't want to be stuck in the kitchen the whole time will enjoy Rondo's time-saving features including the Rapid Steam system, which allows you to switch from brewing to steaming with little or no down time, as well as a hot water dispenser for making Café Americanos.

Look and Feel: This Super Automatic will impress you with not only its bold, contemporary design, but also its interior components which are built to last. A swivel base makes it easy to rotate the machine and reach different parts with ease.

Great Coffee Pairing: Aloha Island Bonzai Pipeline Whole Bean, Cafe La Semeuse Classique Whole Bean, and Caffe D’arte Decaf Espresso Whole Bean

One word that describes this machine: Irresistable

Want to learn more? Visit the Saeco Incanto Rondo's product detail page for an in depth look at this machine's features.

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Keurig B60

Posted By: Aabree Coffee
Posted At: Nov 28, 2011 at 3:01 PM
Related Categories: Product Profiles, Single Serve Machines

Get to Know the Keurig B60 Limited Edition: In less than a minute, the Keurig B60 brews the perfect cup of gourmet coffee, utilizing the patented K-Cup system. This single-cup, home-brewing system was designed for use with coffee and tea from roasters like Green Mountain, Gloria Jean's and Bigelow. The B60 also includes a bright blue LCD display and 1-touch menu controls to give you fast access to advanced features like temperature control, auto on/off and more.

Keurig B60 – Quick Look

Carafe Type: N/A

Programmable Brew Time?: No

Cup Capacity: 9.25 oz

Brew Pause?: No

Built-in Grinder?: No

Auto Shut Off?: Yes

Water Filter Capable?: No

Small Pot Option?: N/A

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Best Thing about this machine: Unlike conventional coffee makers, the Keurig B60 brews either a 5.25oz, 7.25oz or 9.25oz cup of coffee extremely quickly. Simply insert the K-Cup into the jaw of the machine, select your size and begin brewing!

Honorable Mention: Because the Keurig B60 uses patented K-Cups, there are more than 100 types of coffee and tea available for use with this home-brewer.

Best Suited For: Coffee enthusiasts looking for an extremely easy to use, single-serving brewer. And because the Keurig B60 only uses K-Cups, every cup of fresh-brewed coffee is undisputedly perfect.

Look and Feel: Guaranteed to class up your home or workplace, the Keurig B60 is constructed of heavy-duty ABS plastic with chrome accents and a blue-lit LCD screen. Its Limited Edition design and easy-to-use push buttons will have you brewing hot coffee in style.

Great Coffee Pairing: The Keurig B60 is designed for use with K-Cups, which are available on our website.

One word that describes this machine: Slick

Want to learn more? Visit the Keurig B60 product detail page for an in depth look at this machine's features.

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Expobar Office Control

Posted By: Aabree Coffee
Posted At: Nov 28, 2011 at 2:48 PM
Related Categories: Espresso Machines, Product Profiles

Get to Know the Expobar Office Control: This espresso machine is head and shoulders above other Semi Automatics. In this case you can judge a book by its cover because this machine's inner components are as well designed as its exterior. Four pre-programmable brew buttons and a large heat exchange boiler allow you to make commercial quality espressos at home with minimal effort.

Expobar Office Control – Quick Look

Portafilter Size: 58mm

Boiler Type: Heat Exchanger

Ground Coffee Capable?: Yes

Boiler Capacity: 1.7 liter

Pod Capable?: No

Frothing Aid?: No

Capsule Capable?: No

Solenoid Valve?: Yes

Expobar Office Control - Buy Now

Best Thing about this machine: With the Expobar Office Control's commercial-type components, including a large, heat exchanger copper boiler and a heavy-duty chrome-plated brass brew group, you can make espressos that rival those sold at your favorite coffee shop. With the heat exchange boiler it is effortless to switch from brewing to steaming, so you can make drink after drink without delay.

Honorable Mention: This machine's E61-type group head, designed to keep the brewing temperature stable, makes it possible to extract perfect espresso every time.

Best Suited For: The Expobar Office Control is ideal for the coffee lover who wants to make drinks just like a barista and is willing to take some time to learn the art of brewing great coffee. To help you in this pursuit, this machine features easily programmable brewing buttons. These controls allow you to program the amount of liquid you desire for each shot. This machine also has the capacity to brew large quantities so entertaining a crowd is no problem.

Look and Feel: This espresso machine is compact enough to fit snugly on your kitchen counter, but its shiny stainless steel housing will make sure that this quality appliance gets noticed for a lifetime. The black front control panel and steam and hot water dispensing knobs add to the machine's sleek look.

Most Compatible Grinders: Rancilio Rocky and Pasquini K2 Doserless

Great Coffee Pairing: Aloha Island Bonzai Pipeline Whole Bean, Cafe La Semeuse Classique Whole Bean, and Caffe D’arte Decaf Espresso Whole Bean

One word that describes this machine: Distinctive

Want to learn more? Visit the Expobar Office Control 's product detail page for an in depth look at this machine's features.

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Jura Capresso Impressa Z5

Posted By: Aabree Coffee
Posted At: Nov 28, 2011 at 2:36 PM
Related Categories: Espresso Machines, Product Profiles

Get to Know the Jura Capresso Impressa Z5: If you're looking for a machine that takes automated espresso-making seriously, this machine is the perfect pick. From the moment you turn on the Z5, it becomes clear that the term “super automatic” truly has a new meaning. Combining a long list of powerful features with style and grace, the Z5 makes espresso making easier than ever.

Capresso Impressa Z5 – Quick Look

Digital Display?: Yes

Instant/Rapid Steam?: Yes

Whole Bean Capable?: Yes

Frothing Aid?: Yes

Ground Coffee Capable?: Yes

Removable Brew Group?: No

Programmable Brewing Buttons?: Yes

Water Filter Capable?: Yes

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Best Thing about this machine: With a fully integrated frothing and brewing system, this impressive machine can make a cappuccino or latte from start to finish without ever moving your cup.

Honorable Mention: Each of the machine's 1-touch controls are fully programmable, giving you the flexibility to choose between 5 coffee strengths and 3 coffee temperatures along with adjustable cup sizes and frothing times.

Best Suited For: If you want a machine that not only does everything for you but also looks great, nothing compares to the Z5. Whether it's for entertaining large groups, or simply for enjoying cappuccinos and lattes at the press of a button, the Z5 is the perfect match for elegant owners who want the absolute best.

Look and Feel: With a sleek, black finish complemented by a polished, alloy front panel, this machine defines luxury in a relatively compact housing. The bright red LED display looks great against the machine's black control panel, and the fine curves of the Z5 are brought to life by tinted lights that are cleverly hidden under the brew spout.

Great Coffee Pairing: Aloha Island Bonzai Pipeline Whole Bean, Cafe La Semeuse Classique Whole Bean, and Caffe D’arte Decaf Espresso Whole Bean

One word that describes this machine: Loaded

Want to learn more? Visit the Jura Capresso Impressa Z5's product detail page for an in depth look at this machine's features.

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Gaggia Titanium

Posted By: Aabree Coffee
Posted At: Nov 28, 2011 at 2:18 PM
Related Categories: Espresso Machines, Product Profiles

Get to Know the Gaggia Titanium: The engineers at Gaggia have designed the ultimate coffee center by combining first-rate technology with contemporary style and solid steel construction. With a long list of features that include a stainless steel turbo-frother, bypass doser, adjustable coffee strength and grind settings, you will be brewing and steaming coffeehouse style drinks like a seasoned barista in no time at all.

Gaggia Titanium – Quick Look

Digital Display?: Yes

Instant/Rapid Steam?: Yes

Whole Bean Capable?: Yes

Frothing Aid?: Yes

Ground Coffee Capable?: Yes

Removable Brew Group?: Yes

Programmable Brewing Buttons?: Yes

Water Filter Compatible?: No

Gaggia Titanium - Buy Now

Best Thing about this machine: The Gaggia Titanium is equipped with a Rapid Steam System or simply put, two thermo block boilers that provide enough power to brew, then steam with no recovery time.

Honorable Mention: This espresso machine's stainless steel housing ensures durability and looks great too.

Best Suited For: Those coffee aficionados in search of a high-end super automatic espresso machine known worldwide for superior quality and design. The Titanium boasts features like pre-infusion, pre-grinding and a bypass doser that once you've experienced first-hand you just can't do without!

Look and Feel: With its solid steel construction and stainless steel accents, the Gaggia Titanium is one of the best looking super-automatic espresso machines on the market. Its uncomplicated push buttons, combined with a cobalt blue LCD digital display panel allow you to control all aspects of brewing and steaming with ease - making this the ultimate machine for entertaining.

Great Coffee Pairing: Aloha Island Bonzai Pipeline Whole Bean, Cafe La Semeuse Classique Whole Bean, and Caffe D’arte Decaf Espresso Whole Bean

One word that describes this machine: Opulent

Want to learn more? Visit the Gaggia Titanium's product detail page for an in depth look at this machine's features.

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Cuisinart DGB-900 Grind & Brew Thermal

Posted By: Aabree Coffee
Posted At: Nov 28, 2011 at 2:11 PM
Related Categories: Espresso Machines, Product Profiles

Get to Know the Cuisinart DGB-900 Grind & Brew Thermal: The best tasting coffee begins with the freshest beans, but the key to unlocking the most flavor is to grind them yourself. With the Grind & Brew Thermal Coffee Maker, you can say goodbye to stale, preground coffee and flavorless refills forever.

Cuisinart Grind & Brew Thermal – Quick Look

Carafe Type: Stainless Steel Thermal

Programmable Brew Time?: Yes

Cup Capacity: 12

Brew Pause?: Yes

Built-in Grinder?: Yes

Auto Shut Off?: Yes

Water Filter Capable?: Yes

Small Pot Option?: Yes

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Best Thing about this machine: The Grind & Brew's built-in grinder means there's no need for preground coffee unless you prefer it. The built-in grinder lets you preserve the freshness of your favorite coffee until you're ready to brew a pot.

Honorable Mention: A double-wall, stainless steel carafe ensures that your coffee maintains its heat, and without a hot plate that can burn your coffee, you can be sure each refill will have the same great flavor as the first cup.

Best Suited For: Whether you want a few cups of fresh ground coffee each morning or you want to brew for guests, this machine is for anyone who wants to get the most out of their bean. Plus, the Grind & Brew turns coffee making into a 1-step process, and the machine is loaded with added features to make brewing coffee a fast and easy part of any routine.

Look and Feel: This unit is defined by its stainless steel exterior and matching thermal carafe, both of which are complimented by smooth, black outlines and panels. With a smartly balanced design the Grind & Brew saves counter space by having rounded corners, so it can fit anywhere while keeping a sturdy, square-like base.

Great Coffee Pairing: Cafe La Semeuse Classique, Antica Organic Whole Bean

One word that describes this machine: Crafty

Want to learn more? Visit the Cuisinart DGB-900 Grind & Brew Thermal's product detail page for an in depth look at this machine's features.

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DeLonghi DCM900

Posted By: Aabree Coffee
Posted At: Nov 28, 2011 at 1:53 PM
Related Categories: Espresso Machines, Product Profiles

Get to Know the DeLonghi DCM900: With its double hourglass design, the DCM900 is a sight to behold – but its beauty is far from skin deep. The DCM900 is designed for performance with dual heating elements for better temperature stability, so you can be sure you'll get lots of great-tasting coffee in no time at all.

DeLonghi DCM900 – Quick Look

Carafe Type: Glass

Programmable Brew Time?: No

Cup Capacity: 10

Brew Pause?: Yes

Built-in Grinder?: No

Auto Shut Off?: Yes

Water Filter Capable?: No

Small Pot Option?: No

DeLonghi DCM900 - Buy Now

Best Thing about this machine: The DCM900's exclusive dual heating system ensures maximum temperature stability by maintaining a constant heat source throughout the entire brewing process. The powerful 1500-watt stainless steel boiler heats your water quickly and, since there is a dedicated heating element for the hot plate, ensures the water is at the perfect temperature for a proper extraction and excellent taste.

Honorable Mention: To maximize your coffee's flavor, the DCM900 features a showerhead brewing system that distributes water evenly through your coffee grounds to ensure every cup of coffee has a smooth, great taste.

Best Suited For: A coffee maker that can brew great coffee in a short amount of time is something everyone can enjoy, but for those who truly appreciate the benefits of temperature stability and a smart design, there is no substitute for the DCM900. Whether you're making morning coffee for just a few people or you're brewing for a group, the speed and flexibility of the DCM900 make it a great pick for coffee lovers of all kinds.

Look and Feel: With a seamless, brushed aluminum body that is fingerprint-resistant, the DCM900 will add charm to any kitchen décor. Plus, the ergonomic, always-cool handle not only feels great, but its artistic style also gives the DCM900 a unique brand of sophistication.

Most Compatible Grinders: Baratza Virtuoso

Great Coffee Pairing: Cafe La Semeuse Classique, Antica Organic Whole Bean, Illy Pre-ground Drip Coffee

One word that describes this machine: Graceful

Want to learn more? Visit the DeLonghi DCM900's product detail page for an in depth look at this machine's features.

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DeLonghi Magnifica 3300

Posted By: Aabree Coffee
Posted At: Nov 28, 2011 at 12:39 PM
Related Categories: Espresso Machines, Product Profiles

Get to Know the DeLonghi Magnifica 3300: This super automatic espresso machine will make quite an impression with its clean, simple lines and black and smoked silver color combination. It also has many attractive features inside including a removable front-loading brew group, water reservoir and top-loading bypass doser.

DeLonghi Magnifica 3300 – Quick Look

Digital Display?: No

Instant/Rapid Steam?: Yes

Whole Bean Capable?: Yes

Frothing Aid?: Yes

Ground Coffee Capable?: Yes

Removable Brew Group?: Yes

Programmable Brewing Buttons?: No

Water Filter Compatible?: No

DeLonghi Magnifica 3300 - Buy Now

Best Thing about this machine: You have the flexibility of using pre-ground coffee or coffee beans. Adding pre-ground coffee to this machine is simple with the top-loading bypass doser, and its interval burr grinder has 10 different coarseness settings so you can be sure the coffee beans areground to perfection, whether you are brewing an espresso or a café crema.

Honorable Mention: When you become a Magnifica owner you are entitled to special treatment, known as DeLonghi's White Glove Service. With this exclusive service you will be able to access a helpline (800-322-3848) staffed by experts, and you may be eligible for free shipping and the use ofa loaner machine if problems occur during the warranty period.

Best Suited For: The Magnifica is perfect for those who want a machine that can help them entertain coffee drinkers of all kinds, as well as those who want tea or hot chocolate. This machine has special features that allow you to make a weaker or stronger cup of coffee, brew decaf or pre-groundcoffee or dispense hot water or steam by just turning a dial or pushing a button.

Look and Feel: The Magnifica is brimming with innovative and timesaving features inside, but the defined lines and subtle colors on its exterior make sure that this machine will coordinate with any kitchen décor. Also, even though it will do everything from creating creamy cappuccino to dispensing delicious decaf, its compact design ensures that this espresso machinewon't take up too much space on your counter.

Great Coffee Pairing: Illy Medium Roast Espresso

One word that describes this machine: Streamlined

Want to learn more? Visit the DeLonghi Magnifica 3300's product detail page for an in depth look at this machine's features.

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Gaggia Classic

Posted By: Aabree Coffee
Posted At: Nov 28, 2011 at 10:00 AM
Related Categories: Espresso Machines, Product Profiles

Get to Know the Gaggia Classic: Sleek style and heavy-duty construction make the Gaggia Classic an effortless addition to any kitchen. But don't let its unassuming exterior fool you – inside this Gaggia espresso machine are the same high-quality components you'd find in the commercial espresso coffee makers at any coffee bar.

Gaggia Classic – Quick Look

Portafilter Size: 58mm

Boiler Type: Standard

Ground Coffee Capable?: Yes

Boiler Capacity: 3.5 oz

Pod Capable?: Yes

Frothing Aid?: Yes – Turbofrother

Capsule Capable?: No

Solenoid Valve?: Yes

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Best Thing about this machine: The Gaggia Classic's 58mm commercial-style portafilter allows you to brew espresso that's as good – if not better – than what you get at the coffeehouse and does it in a footprint that will only take up a small corner of your kitchen counter.

Honorable Mention: This espresso machine's stainless steel housing ensures durability and looks great too.

Best Suited For: A 3.5 oz boiler combined with a temperature-stable, chrome-plated brass portafilter and brew group make the Classic well suited for people who are looking to brew the best straight shots of espresso. Newbies to the machine will have a bit of a learning curve (see the Espresso Rule of Thumb), but once you've got brewing down, using this espresso machine is a breeze. To make things even easier, Gaggia has built the Classic with a Turbofrother frothing wand that takes all of the guesswork out of frothing milk for cappuccinos and lattes.

Look and Feel: The Gaggia Classic is housed in heavy-duty stainless steel, but with its brushed finish and elegant Italian lines, this espresso machine is far from utilitarian. In addition, its chrome-plated brass portafilter is one of the heaviest in its class – just another way to let you know this machine is built to last.

Most Compatible Grinders: Gaggia MDF, Rancilio Rocky

Great Coffee Pairing: Lavazza Gold Selection, Illy Medium Roast Espresso

One word that describes this machine: Proficient

Want to learn more? Visit the Gaggia Classic's product detail page for an in depth look at this machine's features.

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Rancilio Silvia

Posted By: Aabree Coffee
Posted At: Nov 28, 2011 at 8:40 AM
Related Categories: Espresso Machines, Product Profiles

Get to Know the Rancilio Silvia: Guaranteed to turn heads with its utilitarian looks, the Rancilio Silva is sure to please any coffee aficionado accustomed to paramount quality in the luxury of their own home. The Rancilio Silvia features commercial quality components like a three-way solenoid valve, heat exchanger boiler, and commercial style portafilter.

Rancilio Silvia – Quick Look

Portafilter Size: 58mm

Boiler Type: Standard

Ground Coffee Capable?: Yes

Boiler Capacity: 12 oz

Pod Capable?: Yes (with Kit)

Frothing Aid?: No

Capsule Capable?: No

Solenoid Valve?: Yes

Rancilio Silvia - Buy Now

Best Thing about this machine: The Rancilio Silvia features a 12 oz brass boiler - the largest in its class. This boiler allows you to brew with little or no downtime and still having plenty of power for steaming and frothing!

Honorable Mention: The Rancilio Silvia features a commercial quality three-way solenoid valve, which relieves the machine of water pressure and allows you to brew again almost immediately. This valve also removes water from the coffee puck – making it easier to empty the portafilter.

Best Suited For: Those looking for the perfect combination of quality and performance. The Silvia, while stylish enough to compliment any kitchen décor, features a brass boiler that provides excellent steam pressure allowing you to brew an endless number of cappuccinos and lattes.

Look and Feel: Giving you the look and feel of a commercial quality machine was the intention of Rancilio designers. The heavy chrome plated brass portafilter is excellent for heat stability as well as longevity, while the oversized boiler provides plenty of power for brewing and steaming.

Most Compatible Grinders: Rancilio Rocky, Rancilio Doserless Rocky

Great Coffee Pairing: Lavazza Grand Espresso, Cafe La Semeuse Espresso, Illy Medium Roast Espresso

One word that describes this machine: Powerhouse

Want to learn more? Visit the Rancilio Silvia's product detail page for an in depth look at this machine's features.

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