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Chris' Coffee Blog — Espresso Machines

4 Ways to Entertain Guests with Your New Espresso Machine

Entertaining guests with your brand new espresso machine can be a fun and enjoyable experience. Whether you're hosting a small gathering of friends or a larger party,...
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The Best Ways to Maintain Your Espresso Machine for Longevity

A good quality espresso machine is a significant investment and you’ll want to make sure that it lasts for as long as possible. Inevitably, with regular use it can be easy for your machine to start showing signs of wear and tear. That's why it's essential to take these steps to extend its lifespan...
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All About Flow Control

You've probably heard this term getting thrown around as you begin shopping for your first home espresso machine. Perhaps you're in the market for something more advanced...
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How Does an Espresso Machine Work?

Richly aromatic, highly-concentrated, extra-viscous coffee with delicious crema on top. Nothing quite compares to a freshly-brewed cup of espresso! Developed in Italy in the late 1800s, espresso is the...
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Buying a Home Espresso Machine

Whether you are a dialed in connoisseur, or a green bean newbie, buying a home espresso machine is not as easy as “I see it, I like...
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Heat Exchanger vs. Dual Boiler

Home espresso machines may produce the same delicious beverages, but the mechanics involved can vary from one machine to next. Two popular types of espresso machines that...
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Vetrano 2B vs. Alex Duetto vs. R58

So you’re ready to make the jump and purchase your next espresso machine. You’ve had a single boiler or a heat exchange machine that has served you...
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