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The Breville Oracle Espresso Machine

  The Breville Oracle is quite an espresso machine. Grinding and tamping are built into a machine that does traditional espresso extraction in a commercial size portafilter. But that’s just the beginning.  The Oracle froths milk for Lattes and cappuccinos too. Now, you can do...

Espresso Machine Boilers Types

So you’ve been thinking about purchasing a semi-automatic espresso machine for home use. You start your research and boom!  …out come a number of acronyms that do not make sense to a newbie.  If you have not seen them yet, you will. The main ones are SBDU, HX and DB. ...

Todd Talks: Brewt Strength

I sat down with my favorite technician here at Whole Latte Love for look at the boiler system on the Brewtus IV, complete with illustration! The folks at Expobar have developed a pretty innovative boiler system for the Brewtus that keeps the temperature super consistent--plus, with the addition...

By Hannah
What I Learned In Class Today

Today in espresso school, the tech department pulled out an open housed Expobar Brewtus IV-Rotary Pump Espresso Machine. At first, it looked like an unsolved Rubik’s Cube to me as it had all the various parts of the internals labeled in different colors for demonstration purposes. I...

Why a double boiler machine can be so much fun

Using a double boiler machine can be about as much fun as you can have with an espresso machine. I have had the privilege, or should I say the thrill, of using many double boiler machines. I really like a great espresso and can think of no better way to make one than to use a double boiler...