17 Dec '12, 6am

Coffee geek → Breville BES900XL Dual Boiler Espresso Machine, Peter Russell: Bottom Line: pro-level resu... #coffee

Gosh, where to start? Having had this thing for a year now, some of the neat "little" features are now so automatic to me, that I've almost forgotten about them. I suppose this is a good place to put in the minutiae since the pros are so superlative and are the most important part of what ends up in the cup--and I have already mentioned them. So, the minutia: The packaging is attractive and secure, yet easy to unpack, and as I'll point out in a bit, easy to repack. The BDB comes with some neat gear: a nice steaming pitcher that's unfortunately too big for most modest lattes--I got myself a couple of smaller ones, one tiny one for macchiatos (least milk-to-espresso ratio), and a bigger one about half the size of the Breville one for lattes where the coffee is not totally lost in the milk. a couple of years worth of water-softening resin filters, a silicone insert for the fi...

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