Sitting at home while waiting for a pandemic to end doesn’t mean you have to settle for crummy instant coffee. There’s no better time to explore the world of fine coffees, and luckily, we at Somethings Brewing are here to sort you out with some options. It’s time to upgrade your coffee game and invest in a few barista-approved espresso machines. Don’t forget to pair this with freshly roasted beans of your choice!
List Price: Rs. 74,999/- (July 2021)
The Rancilio Silvia V6 is a handy device to have in your kitchen, and is known for its excellent heat stability and extraction quality. This promises the pleasure of a professional espresso at your fingertips any time of the day, and has been upgraded over 6 different models in over 20 years. Influenced by modern design, the Silvia features plug and play, an auto-off function and is manufactured in Italy. So far, it’s checking all our boxes!
List Price: Rs. 49,999.00 (July 2021)
Winner of the Reddot 2020 award, the Barista Perfetta Plus is a compact elegant machine that promises to deliver the perfect brew each time. The rich Swiss heritage of the brand, ensures that each device is manufactured keeping the highest quality standards in mind. These are particularly handy in kitchens and coffee bars with space constraints and have a super speedy start-up time. Look out for the classic Italian-Style Espresso Pump and their integrated manometer!
List Price: Rs. 24,999/- (July 2021)
Your perfect at-home espresso is just a few clicks away with Budan’s powerful device. Optimal brewing pressure is achieved by an Italian pump and the brewing time can be adjusted as per your needs. The full sized portafilter even allows you to make a double espresso in one go, making this a perfect addition to busy kitchens.
List Price: Rs. 139,990.00 (July 2021)
The Bezzera BZ10 is perfect for those who want to make their coffee at home. It is steam-driven and comes with an oversized control knob, which makes it easy to switch the machine to steam mode. The innovative group-head reduces initial wait time by 50% compared to other boiler-based machines. The glass carafe has a stay-cool handle, so you don’t need to worry about hurting your fingers. The best part is the built-in cup warmer, which ensures that you will always have warm coffee when you want to drink it!
List Price: Rs. 4,50,000 (July 2021)
This iconic Italian made wonder is the epitome of home espresso machines which delivers an unmatched brew experience. The Marzocco Mini features dual boilers and an integrated brew group that allows the machine to achieve temperature stability and energy efficiency. The best part? You can download the mobile app and use an espresso machine in ways never possible before. The smartphone becomes a new display for the machine, the smartphone can be used as a remote control for the machine, and schedule a weekly On/Off of the machine without wasting energy or time.
Ultimately, finding the perfect espresso machine for your home is about a lot of factors, including price, automation and space. Don’t forget to do your research and find us at Somethings Brewing for more tips on how to optimise your home brewing experience!