At the the top of the list of types of espresso makers is the “super automatic espresso machine”. I could even go so far as to suggest that they rename the category the “super-awesome super automatic espresso machine”.
One Touch Ease of Operation
These machines really are automatic. Right after it’s initial programming it will brew an espresso custom made to your personal taste specs, automatically, at the touch of a button. It will grind your choice of fresh-roasted coffee beans; it will pre-measure your ground coffee; it will tamp the grounds just as they ought to be tamped; it heats the water to just the temperatures that you like your espresso to be; it will extract the precise volume of water to be utilized in brewing; and then it will brew a perfect cup of espresso or coffee–just the way you like it. Wait–there’s more: the used coffee grounds will then be moved to the used grounds dump box! All automatically!
Save a Ton of Cash as an At-Home Barista!
More and more espresso-drink lovers are becoming progressively conscientious of the price of paying for their everyday fix (occasionally 2X daily) and are choosing to become do-it-yourself espresso makers. While coffee lovers increasingly desire to save money on their everyday caffeine habit, they are not prepared to abandon their favorite nearby coffee bars for a homemade espresso drink that is only an imitation of the real thing. Dilemma? Not any more. Today’s high tech, superbly engineered, and well-crafted European espresso machines give the DIY home barista the tools that they need to create espresso drinks every bit as good–no much better!–than what they used to pay $4 or more for.
There are lots and lots of super automatic espresso machines on the market today, made by many different businesses, but quality and price vary quite a bit. This can result in a bit of confusion when you are attempting to choose the best machine for your budget and for your personal needs.