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Mahlkonig K30 Vario vs Compak F8 Fresh Grinder Comparison

17th Jan 2018

FEATURE Mahlkonig K30 Vario Compak F8 Fresh Manufacturer Mahlkonig Compak Case Material . Stainless Steel Dosing Features Programmable and manual dosing with ability to program within a tenth of a second. Two dosing buttons. Doserless. Automatic, manual or preprogrammed selection Adjustment Stepless with an infinite number of settings between th
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Rocket Macinatore Fausto vs Baratza Forte AP Grinder Comparison

16th Jan 2018

FEATURE Rocket Fausto Baratza Forte AP Manufacturer Rocket Espresso Baratza Case Material Aluminum Metal and plastic Dosing Features Single & Double Dose Programmable Buttons, Doserless with Dosing Chute, Continuous / Manual Dosing Option As Well Three programmable dosing buttons available. Dosing can be weight or time based. Adjust the weight based dosing in
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Rocket Macinatore Fausto vs Eureka Olympus 75 E Grinder Comparison

16th Jan 2018

FEATURE Rocket Fausto Eureka Olympus 75 E Hi-Speed Manufacturer Rocket Espresso Eureka Case Material Aluminum Anodized Aluminum Dosing Features Single & Double Dose Programmable Buttons, Doserless with Dosing Chute, Continuous / Manual Dosing Option As Well Doserless with chute. Up to 60 seconds with timer. Programmable dosing buttons as well as manual dosing
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Nuova Simonelli G60 vs Rancilio MD 40 Grinder Comparison

16th Jan 2018

FEATURE Nuova Simonelli G60 Rancilio MD 40 Manufacturer Nuova Simonelli Rancilio Case Material Aluminum Dosing Features Electronic timed dosing with dosing funnel. Two programmable dosing buttons available as well as a manual dosing option. Timer = up to 60 seconds. Manual dosing with per dose amount being adjustable between 5 and 10 grams for each lever twist.
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Mazzer Mini Electronic Type A vs Nuova Simonelli G60 Grinder Comparison

16th Jan 2018

FEATURE Nuova Simonelli G60 Mazzer Mini Electronic Type A Manufacturer Nuova Simonelli Mazzer Case Material Aluminum Aluminum Dosing Features Electronic timed dosing with dosing funnel. Two programmable dosing buttons available as well as a manual dosing option. Timer = up to 60 seconds. Programmable single and double shot buttons. Timed Dosing. Dosing Funnel.
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Rocket Fausto vs Mazzer Super Jolly Electronic Grinder Comparison

16th Jan 2018

FEATURE Rocket Fausto Mazzer Super Jolly Electronic Manufacturer Rocket Espresso Mazzer Case Material Aluminum Aluminum Dosing Features Single & Double Dose Programmable Buttons, Doserless with Dosing Chute, Continuous / Manual Dosing Option As Well Programmable dosing and manual dosing. Two buttons. Dosing funnel. Adjustment Stepless adjust
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Rocket Fausto Grinder vs Rancilio MD 40 Grinder Comparison

16th Jan 2018

FEATURE Rocket Fausto Rancilio MD 40 Manufacturer Rocket Espresso Rancilio Case Material Aluminum Dosing Features Single & Double Dose Programmable Buttons, Doserless with Dosing Chute, Continuous / Manual Dosing Option As Well Manual dosing with per dose amount being adjustable between 5 and 10 grams for each lever twist. Adjustment Stepless adju
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Baratza Forte AP vs Nuova Simonelli G60 Grinder Comparison

16th Jan 2018

FEATURE Nuova Simonelli G60 Baratza Forte AP Manufacturer Nuova Simonelli Baratza Case Material Aluminum Metal and plastic Dosing Features Electronic timed dosing with dosing funnel. Two programmable dosing buttons available as well as a manual dosing option. Timer = up to 60 seconds. Three programmable dosing buttons available. Dosing can be weight or time bas
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Nuova Simonelli G60 vs Baratza Forte BG Grinder Comparison

16th Jan 2018

FEATURE Nuova Simonelli G60 Baratza Forte BG Manufacturer Nuova Simonelli Baratza Case Material Aluminum Metal and plastic Dosing Features Electronic timed dosing with dosing funnel. Two programmable dosing buttons available as well as a manual dosing option. Timer = up to 60 seconds. Three programmable dosing buttons available. Dosing can be weight or time bas
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Nuova Simonelli G60 vs Nuova Simonelli MDX Grinder

16th Jan 2018

FEATURE Nuova Simonelli G60 Nuova Simonelli MDX Manufacturer Nuova Simonelli Nuova Simonelli Case Material Aluminum Stainless Steel Dosing Features Electronic timed dosing with dosing funnel. Two programmable dosing buttons available as well as a manual dosing option. Timer = up to 60 seconds. Doser for manual dosing Adjustment Stepless grin
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Nuova Simonelli G60 vs Mazzer Mini Electronic Type B Grinder Comparison

16th Jan 2018

FEATURE Nuova Simonelli G60 Mazzer Mini Electronic Type B Manufacturer Nuova Simonelli Mazzer Case Material Aluminum Aluminum Dosing Features Electronic timed dosing with dosing funnel. Two programmable dosing buttons available as well as a manual dosing option. Timer = up to 60 seconds. Dosing funnel. Single and double shot programable dosing adjustment with m
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Nuova Simonelli G60 vs Rocket Fausto Grinder Comparison

16th Jan 2018

FEATURE Nuova Simonelli G60 Rocket Fausto Manufacturer Nuova Simonelli Rocket Espresso Case Material Aluminum Aluminum Dosing Features Electronic timed dosing with dosing funnel. Two programmable dosing buttons available as well as a manual dosing option. Timer = up to 60 seconds. Single & Double Dose Programmable Buttons, Doserless with Dosing Chute, Conti
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Single Boiler vs Heat Exchanger / HX vs Double Boiler Espresso Machine Comparison

5th Dec 2017

Single Boiler vs Heat Exchanger / HX vs Double Boiler Espresso Machine Comparison
Transcript: Hi I’m Joe Kolb from Espresso Outlet. Today I’m going to be talking about the differences between single boiler, heat exchanger and double boiler espresso machines. As well as which boiler type is best for your needs. If you find the content in this video helpful, please like and comment so we know if we should make more videos like it. I’ll start by talking about how each boiler system works, then talk about the pros and cons for each. Single Boiler – How it works Boi
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How to Dial in a Grinder Size for Making Espresso

23rd Oct 2017

How to Dial in a Grinder Size for Making Espresso
Video Transcript0 to 7Hi, I’m Joe Kolb from Espresso Outlet. A question I’m often asked is about how to properly pull shots of espresso. 7 to 22 What frequently happens is people get a new espresso machine and / or grinder and they pull their first shots and they aren’t coming out quite right – they are too watery, they don’t have crema, the machine seems to have trouble pushing water through the compacted coffee. 22 to 33Most of these issues are related to dialing in the grind size and tam
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What does the pressure gauge on the Rocket Appartamento read?

21st Oct 2017

What does the pressure gauge on the Rocket Appartamento read? The pressure gauge on the Rocket Appartamento tells you the pressure of the boiler. It does not tell you the pressure while brewing. So you can use that pressure to know when your machine is ready for use and you can use it to know when your machine is ready to steam. If the pressure gauges is in the green area you know that the temperature is high enough to pull your shots and you know it's at the proper temperature for steaming. But
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Is a Non Insulated Boiler on the Rocket Appartamento a significant downside?

21st Oct 2017

The Rocket Appartamento has a non-insulated boiler is this a significant downside to the machine? An insulated boiler has several benefits. One of the benefits is that it keeps the temperature more consistent and stable prior to and during extraction. Another benefit is that it protects the internal components of the machine from excessive heat. So is it a significant downside? No, I wouldn’t say it's very significant but it is nice to have an insulated boiler to improve the quality of your shot
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Should the Portafilter Remain on the Espresso Machine Between Use

21st Oct 2017

This video talks about the Rocket Appartamento, but this is also true with every espresso machine.Transcript:Should the portafilter remain on the Rocket Appartamento when not in use?Yes, always keep the portafilter on the machine, that way when you're ready to use it the portafilter is going to be nice and hot. What I see happen a lot of times is people leave the portafilter off the machine the portafilter cools down and when they go to pull their shot they get sourness in the shot because the p
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How to Remove Side Panels on the Rocket R58 Espresso Machine

21st Oct 2017

Video Transcript:This video shows you how to remove the side panels on the Rocket R58 espresso machine.Remove drip tray use a 7 millimeter combination wrench to remove the screws at the bottom of each panel. There will be six screws total with two screws on each panel. It is sometimes easier to first loosen the screw head with the wrench and use your fingers to take it out the rest of the way. It is worth noting that the right side panel - the one near the hot-water knob can be difficult to put
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Video: How Often Should Rocket Espresso Machines be Descaled?

16th Oct 2017

Video: How Often Should Rocket Espresso Machines be Descaled?
How often does the Rocket Appartamento need to be descaled?Scale build up is caused by hard water. If you don't use hard water you won't have scale buildup. I recommend avoiding the need to descale by using soft water and by soft water and I mean water that is less than three grains of hardness or fifty parts-per-million. If you do this you won't need to descale so I do not recommend descaling Rocket espresso machines as I recommend avoiding the need to be scale by using soft water.
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How Much Does It Matter That the Rocket Appartamento Doesn't Have a PID?

11th Oct 2017

Is it a significant issue that the Rocket Appartamento does not have a PID for temperature control?The Rocket Appartamento is a heat exchanger espresso machine. Due to the way a heat exchanger is designed the PID does not have as much benefit as if it were on a double boiler or a single boiler. The PID on a heat exchanger machine is similar to having a pressure stat. It controls the temperature of the boiler which, on a heat exchanger, the boiler is kept at steam temperature. So when you're adju
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Is it OK to Leave the Rocket Appartamento on All the Time?

11th Oct 2017

Do you recommend leaving the Rocket Appartamento on 24 hours a day?A lot of people do. I usually recommend turning the machine on in the morning and turning it off at night just to reduce the amount of exposure the internal components have to heat over the number of years that it's in operation. People that leave the machine on 24/7 don't seem to have many additional issues by doing so, but I think it's a wise move to turn them off at the end of each day. One thing that you can do is get a
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How Long Does it Take for the Rocket Appartamento to Warm Up After Start Up?

11th Oct 2017

How long does it take for the machine to be ready for use after first turning it on?For a machine like the Rocket Appartamento or any other similar prosumer grade machine you generally want to leave the machine on for 25 to 30 minutes to stabilize the temperature. You can use it earlier than that but you're going to get the best results at around 25 to 30 minutes and for optimal temperature it's going to be at around 40 minutes. There is a lot of metal in an espresso machine like the Rocket Appa
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How Reliable is the Rocket Appartamento?

11th Oct 2017

How reliable is the Rocket Appartamento?Rocket espresso machines in general are quite reliable. They tend to work very well and we hardly have any warranty related issues with Rocket espresso machines.Usually any issues that do occur, happen immediately after a customer receiving the machine and those are usually related to shipping. Sometimes during shipping the machines get jostled around. They go on miles and miles of conveyor belts and go from truck to truck and sometimes the shipping compan
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Comparison of the Rocket Appartamento vs Rocket Evoluzione R Espresso Machines

10th Oct 2017

What is the difference between the Rocket Appartamento and the Rocket Evoluzione R? The main differences between the two are:The Rocket Evoluzione R is a direct connect machine and it can also be used with the water tank only so it is a switchable machine. The Rocket Appartamento is a tank only machine and cannot be connected to a water line. The Rocket Appartamento has a vibratory pump versus the Rocket Evoluzione R which is a rotary pump machine. The rotary pump allows the machine to be direct
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How to Tamp Coffee for Making Espresso - Do's and Don'ts

27th Sep 2017

Video TranscriptHow to Tamp CorrectlyAfter your portafilter has been on your machine long enough to be nice and hot, take the portafilter off the machine and make sure your filter basket is clean and dry. Grind coffee into the portafilter and fill so that the coffee grounds are mounded somewhat above the edge of a filter basket.Level the coffee with the top of the filter basket by gently smoothing the mounded area, into the low spots around the edge of the basket. Wipe off any excess that is
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Caedo E37S vs Compak E8 Grinder Comparison

1st Aug 2017

Both grinders have 83mm flat burrsAt 730 watts, the motor output of the Compak E8 is 330 watts more than the motor output of the Caedo E37s 400 watts.The Compak E8 a blade speed of 1325 RPM vs the Ceado E37S which has a blade speed of 1400. Lower is considered better.The Ceado E37S has a steady lock quick adjustment system that makes it easier to dial in the grinder when compared to similar grinders with micrometrical grind adjustment, like the Compak E8 grinder.On the Ceado E37S, accessing the
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Difference Between GEN3 and GEN4 Wilbur Curtis Twin Airpot Brewers

13th Jul 2017

To keep the answer as simple as possible, the main reason for GEN4 is the touchscreen, icon driven options and multiple brew recipes/ names/brew sizes that can be assigned to different coffees. This is for the more discerning type customer or one that wants those options in the future. Once recipes are programmed, they can be saved to a USB and then downloaded to other GEN4 brewers if needed.Also, the brew basket is larger (12.5” x 4” filter) and is more targeted for customers looking to brew
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Quick Mill QM67 Evo vs Expobar Brewtus IV (Vibratory) Espresso Machine Comparison

10th May 2017

The Quick Mill QM67 Evo is frequently compared to the Expobar Brewtus IV with vibratory pump. The following is a comparison of the main features.Best UseBoth machines are best suited for home use and are not intended for commercial use of any sort. They would work for a small office, but not more than a few daily users.ApprovalsNeither machine has any commercial use safety approval ratings.AutomationBoth machines are semi automatic. BoilerThe QM67 Evo has two copper boilers. Steam Boiler (1
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Baratza Grinder Comparison: Encore, Virtuoso, Sette 270, Sette 270 W, Vario, Vario W, Forte AP and Forte BG

10th May 2017

We are often asked about how the Baratza grinders compare to each other. The home user level grinders are the Encore, Virtuoso, Sette 270, and Sette 270 W. Prosumer models are usually considered the Sette 270, Sette 270 W, Vario and Vario W. The Forte AP and Forte BG are the commercial grinders, although they are often used by prosumers as well.+ = Good, ++ = Very Good, +++ = ExcellentBaratza EncoreThe Encore is a good basic entry level grinder. It’s an all purpose grinder, that can grind for a
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Espresso Machine Tamper Size Recommendations

3rd May 2017

The following tamper sizes are for reference, but we don't quarantee them as manufacturers change things without notice and there are numerous machines on the market, so it's hard to be specific about every one. Suggested Tamper Size Machine Brand Home/Commercial 49 Delonghi (Old models) Home 49 La Pavoni Lever (Pre-mel) Home 49 Cremina Home 49
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Rocket Espresso Machine Comparisons

2nd May 2017

Someone asked for a basic comparison between the Rocket espresso machine line up. The following is a comparison of the main differences. There are other small differences between them, but this is an good overview comparison of the most important feature differences.Appartamento - good heat exchange machine. It doesn't have a PID and the boiler isn't insulated (insulation provides temperature consistency that is highly important to making the best flavored espresso). Has a vibratory pump and can
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Best Coffee One Liners / Quotes

1st May 2017

A day without coffee is like... Just kidding. I have no idea.Coffee. Because adulting is hard.I love it when the coffee kicks in and I realize what an adorable badass I'm going to be today.I like big cups and I cannot lieCoffee helps me maintain my "never killed anyone" streak.Ways to win my heart: 1. Buy me coffee 2. Make me coffee 3. Be coffeeAll things are possible with coffee and mascaraToday's good mood is sponsored by coffeeCoffee makes everything okayerMay your coffee be to strong and y
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Recommended Coffee Shop Equipment List

4th Apr 2017

Below is a list of recommended equipment for an average sized coffee shop. If you have a larger shop, you may need additional quantities. 1x Commercial espresso machine1x Regular espresso grinder1x Decaf espresso grinder1x Brew / Drip / French Press grinder1x Bagged coffee grinder2x Tampers2x Steaming thermometers1x Electronic scale1x Large knockbox2x 12oz pitchers2x 20oz pitchers2x Measuring spoons6x Syrup pumps3x Kitchen timers18x Latte cups18x Cappucino cups2x Espresso equipment cleaning pow
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Compak E5 Grinder vs Mazzer Mini Electronic Type A Grinder

8th Feb 2017

Here is a comparison between the Compak E5 Grinder and the Mazzer Mini Electronic Type A Grinder.Owners Personal PreferenceCompak E5 due to the larger motor, cooler grinding and reduced height. Grind AdjustmentBoth grinders have stepless micrometrical grind adjustment. Number of Grind SettingsBoth grinders are stepless, so they have an infinite number of grind settings.Programmable DosingBoth grinders have programmable dosing. The Mazzer Mini dosing levels can be adjusted between 4 – 16 gra
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La Spaziale Mini Vivaldi II vs Breville BES920XL Dual Boiler Espresso Machines

7th Feb 2017

Here is a comparison between the La Spaziale Mini Vivaldi II Espresso Machine and the Breville BES920XL Double Boiler Espresso Machine:> Steam wand – The steam wand on the Mini Vivaldi is a traditional stainless steel steam wand. The BES920XL has a traditional steam wand with a 3 hole tip. Comparing the Mini Vivaldi and the BES920XL’s steaming performance, the Mini Vivaldi provides stronger, drier steam that makes better microfoam. > 3 way solenoid valve – The Mini Vivaldi has a 3 way
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Quick Mill Andreja Premium Evo vs Quick Mill QM67 Evo Espresso Machines

3rd Feb 2017

Below is a comparison between the  Quick Mill Andreja Premium Evo and the Quick Mill QM67 Evo:Quick Mill Andreja Premium Evo Photo:Quick Mill QM67 Evo Photo: Identification Model Quick Mill Andreja Premium Evo Quick Mill QM67 Evo Manufacturer Quick Mill Quick Mill Best Use Office \ Home Office / Home Engineering Approvals     Automation EE \ Semi-Automatic EE \ Semi-Automatic Boiler Single insulated copper heat
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