The electric grinder contestants from L-R: Capresso Infinity, OXO On, Breville Smart Grinder Pro, Cuisinart DBM-8, Baratza Encore, Baratza Virtuoso. (Not pictured: Mahlkönig EK43, because we had to grind that at Counter Culture’s training facility.) Photo: Amadou Diallou
The Best Espresso Machine, Grinder, and Accessories for Beginners
The Best Espresso Machine, Grinder, and Accessories for Beginners | After putting in more than 60 hours of research, we enlisted a former barista, aided by Stumptown Coffee’s education crew, to test five espresso machines, four grinders, and a dozen accessories to find the best beginner’s espresso setup for less than $1,000. We recommend starting with the Breville Infuser espresso machine.
Hario Ceramic Coffee Mill With “that time of the year” fast approaching, we sat down to compare wish lists and came up with 50 awesome Christmas gift ideas that we wanted to share with you. See the full list on our website.