Breville BES870XL Barista Express Espresso Machine

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This is the coffee machine whoever wants to taste the real flavor of the coffee. The price of this machine may be bit higher but it offers distinguished features in return to this. The pump of this coffee machine is of 15 Bar and it is the Italian origin (gives the sufficient amount of pumping). The operation of this machine is done on 1600 watts of thermo coil heating system (the power rating is higher though but it is the requirement of such heavy duty machine).

Breville BES870XL Barista Express Espresso Machine

 

There is one unique feature or function of this machine which you will not find anywhere else and this is the “Purge function”. What it actually does is that the temperature of the water is automatically set to the optimum level and it gives the ideal temperature for your espresso. The grinder in this machine is burr grinder and it provides the uniform grinding of the coffee. Most of the structure of the machine has been built up with the stainless steel (which defines its reliability).

Not to forget the sealed bean hopper attached with this machine as well. Another great thing about this breville BES870XL is that it has the large capacity water tank of around 2 liters and the handling of this tank is also quite easy as the carrier is given in this. This machine is actually the latest model of the breville series and probably one of the best amongst all of them. The quality of the coffee in this machine is out of any question as uniform brewing gives the better taste and the freshness of the coffee remains longer than usual.

This machine has truly solved the problem of espresso lover as it is quick, easy to handle and on top of it all it is under the manageable budget as well. So this one is recommended for anyone who wants to buy a coffee machine for making espresso not only for their home but also for the office/workplace, this will definitely prove to be the beneficial thing.

Pros

There are so many sophisticated techniques used in this machine to give you the better experience. To start with integrated conical burr grinder aims to provide you the equal grinding of the coffee and let alone this single feature will affect the flavor of the coffee. The grinding size can also be selected manually as it goes something like fine grind or coarse grind whatever you like. There is another unique indicator included in this machine and that says “Clean me light” as it indicates that your machine now needs cleaning. With auto purge function and the removable drip tray this machine has got so many things to like.

Cons

The size and the weight of this machine are somehow difficult to manage at times and it is not at all the carrying machine. And another thing is the power rating which is quite high but in return gives the best performance. So it is kind of the tradeoff between these two.

Conclusion

This is one of the best machines without any doubt no matter if you will have to spend some extra amount of money on it but the experience of the coffee will be great.

Product description

Color:Stainless Steel  |  Style Name:Espresso Machine

Good crema from fresh beans

The difference is clear: espresso made from beans ground one minute ago (left) produces crema that is noticeably more rich and thick than espresso made from beans ground ten days ago (right). The verdict? Fresh beans are always preferable.

Dual wall filters, 54mm

Included dual wall filters provide excellent practice for budding baristas

Single wall filters, 54mm

Included single wall filters provide a more challenging experience for those who have already mastered the art of espresso

Good crema from fresh beans

Convenient hidden storage compartment for the filters and included cleaning kit.

Barista Express portafilter with commercial style spouts

Hands-free filling for the portafilter directly from the integrated burr grinder

Fresh is Best

In the world of coffee, freshness can be measured in seconds. By the time even five minutes has passed, ground beans have started to lose their flavor. Grinding beans every time you want fresh espresso takes time, though, and oftentimes it becomes a tradeoff between taste and convenience. The Breville Barista Express solves this problem, delivering fresh, quality espresso at remarkable speed, thanks to its integrated burr grinder. Go from beans to espresso in under a minute—all in the comfort of your own home.

Café quality espresso in your home

Espresso making is notorious for being both an art and a science, requiring you to carefully adjust each of the inputs (grind size, grind amount, etc.). But even complete beginners and aspiring baristas can pull a perfect shot from the Breville Barista Express. For beginners, it comes with two dual-wall, pressurized filters that regulate pressure and help optimize the extraction. For more experienced baristas, the Barista Express includes two single-wall, non-pressurized filters that give you more room to experiment with different grind sizes, grind amounts, and tamping pressure. As either a crash-course or a continuation study, the Barista Express gives you free rein to explore the art of espresso.

In addition to its integrated burr grinder, the Breville Barista Express has an Italian-manufactured 15 bar pump and thermocoil heating system that ensures accurate regulation of water temperature for a full-flavored espresso. A pre-brew function and flat shower head make sure that the water is optimally distributed through the coffee puck. The Barista Express also has several helpful features, such as a cup warmer on the top of the machine and a feature that removes excess water from the filter basket after coffee extraction, so the used grounds form a dry puck for quicker cleanup. Lastly, it has a stainless steel 360 degree swivel-action steam wand for lattes and cappuccinos.

For beginners and aspiring baristas alike, the Barista Express makes good espresso accessible and easy to make.

Designed with the consumer in mind

The Breville Barista Express is built from high-quality materials so the resulting machine is as sturdy as possible. No-slip feet keep the machine from sliding across the counter when the burr grinder is activated. The Barista Express is housed in a sleek stainless steel casing, making it an attractive and timeless addition to any kitchen. The entire unit is easy to clean and comes with a hideaway storage compartment for the included cleaning tools, in addition to an easily removable drip tray.

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Product Features

  1. Integrated conical burr grinder and half-pound bean hopper: stainless steel conical burrs optimize extraction of flavor from the bean by maximizing the surface area of the grinds. Use freshly ground beans for every shot for more full espresso flavor. Hopper has locking system for easy removal, storage and transfer of coffee beans.
  2. Grind size and grind amount selector dials: choose among grind settings from fine to coarse and adjust the amount of freshly ground espresso dosed into the filter basket.
  3. Filter size button: indicate whether you are using a single- or double-wall filter basket and the grinder will dispense the required amount of ground coffee for the appropriate filter type.
  4. 54mm tamper: for expert tamping control. With magnetized storage, but removable for easy tamping.
  5. Hands-free grinding cradle: push portafilter into cradle and freshly ground espresso will be dispensed directly into the filter. Grinder automatically stops when the indicated amount has been dispensed.
  6. 54mm stainless steel portafilter: with commercial style spouts.
  7. 67 fl. oz. removable water tank: top-fill tank with replaceable water filter to reduce impurities and scale.
  8. Volumetric control: preset 1 and 2 cup volumes, manual over-ride, or reprogrammable shot volumes.
  9. Espresso pressure gauge: monitors espresso extraction pressure.
  10. Thermocoil heating system: integrated stainless steel water coil accurately controls water temperature.
  11. Clean me light: indicates when a cleaning cycle is required. Cleaning kit included.
  12. 360-degree swivel action steam wand: for effortless milk texturing.
  13. Auto purge function: automatically adjusts water temperature after steam for optimal espresso extraction temperature.
  14. Removable drip tray: partitioned for both wet and dry spills, with ‘Empty me!’ indicator for when it’s full.