28 Jul '14, 1am

QuickMill Silvano, Lance Klein

I have been very impressed with my Quickmill Silvano since I purchased it a few months ago. I make 2 Lattes (minimum) each day, and the Silvano does everything I need it to do, and looks fantastic to boot. My previous experience includes a Saeco Vienna super-automatic (my first machine, which lasted 4 years), and then an Expobar Office (my second machine, which lasted 8 years). With each machine I got better and better lattes. The Silvano is the first machine where the lattes did not get better - but they did not get worse either. The Expobar was better in steaming speed, but I do not mind the slower performance of the Silvano since it still makes excellent quality micro-froth with the stock single-hole steam tip. Maybe even better than the Expobar since its slower speed is friendlier to novices. Espresso quality is excellent, although I notice the pump is not quite as str...

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