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brera not dumping grind

Hi all I have had my Brera for about 3 years. I am pretty good abut cleaning it at least evey two weeks - remove the brew unit and so forth. Lately it has started to grinf the beans (hopper can be full or not) an then give the error code that there are not enough beans - and I waste a lot of...

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by: seans (♥0) | Aug 14, 2014

Water in coffee ground drawer

Water in coffee ground drawer, HELP. This is our second Gaggia Brera machine.  We are surprised this machine always drops water in the coffee ground drawer after brewing, the coffee grounds in the drawer are wet and do not form a dry cylinder like the previous machine....

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by: Sam (♥0) | May 23, 2014

Gaggia Brera does not dispense water

This morning my machine decided not to dispense water for my espresso. I tried cycling off and back on, i removed the filter in my water dispenser, just in case... Any thoughts on next test step? Thanks.

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by: kodiakpm (♥10) | May 13, 2014

Standby Mode

What is the longest recommended time the Gaggia Brera should be left in standby mode.  If I skip a day or two of brewing espresso, I can't help but feel anxious seeing that flashing button....

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by: Sandy F. (♥0) | Jan 24, 2014

Problem with Gaggia Brera:

We have had our Gaggia Brera for over 2 years and loved it until now.  When we turn on the espresso machine, it runs normally until we press one of the buttons to brew coffee.  It sounds like it is grinding the beans, then the red warning light comes on saying the bean hopper is empty...

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by: Candy (♥0) | Jan 01, 2014

How to Make a Skinny Vanilla Mocha Frappe

Trying to fit into your skinny jeans? How about a frappe that won't pack on the the pounds! Morgan shows you how to make a delicious Skinny Vanilla Mocha Frappe. Danesi Caffe Emerald Coffee:

Question by Marian S.

I use distilled water in my Gaggia Brera-do I need a filter and also do I need to descale?

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by: MariS (♥0) | Aug 10, 2013

Question by lesley T.

hello we have had our brera for a little over 2 years now. today we had our first problem and I was wondering if you have any ideas. when I turn on the machine everything cycles as normal. but when I hit the button to make espresso. all of the upper red warning lights come on and nothing happens....

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by: lesley (♥0) | Aug 07, 2013

Question by lesley T.

hello I was wondering if you might know whats going on with my brera machine. we have had the machine now for two years with no problems. but today when we turned on the machine it ran through its normal cycle. all the lights came on like normal. but when i pressed the espresso button all 4 of...

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by: lesley (♥0) | Aug 07, 2013

Question by Newton S.

On a Gaggia Brera Machine, I was wondering what the remedy might be for peeling and flaking of the Panorello Arm just where it exits the top of the machine. The underlying plastic is unsightly. Any suggestions?

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by: Newton (♥0) | Aug 04, 2013

Question by Alison P.

We have been using our Gaggia Brera for about 6 months. I noticed a few times now that there is a leak - water pours from the bottom out the side. I've been very careful when I refill the water tank not to spill it as I put it back in. Our kitchen counter has a layer of water on it from the...

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by: Alison (♥0) | Jun 28, 2013

Question by Stephen Y.

My Gaggia Brera brews great coffee, but in the past month or two, about 20% o the time after the grinding cycle, the out of beans indicator light turns on and she dumps the unbrewed coffee grounds into the dispenser. I wash the brew group once per week, which includes cleaning the area above the...

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by: Stephen (♥5) | May 19, 2013

The Gaggia Brera Espresso Machine

Further proof that good things come in small packages, the Gaggia Brera is a fully equipped super-automatic espresso machine with a compact footprint that will leave you with plenty of counter space. The Italian-made Brera has been thoughtfully designed to maximize user convenience. The dregs...

Gaggia Brand by Whole Latte Love

Whole Latte Love brings you a close and personal look at the Gaggia Brand. Italian pioneer Achille Gaggia has been hailed as the Father of the Modern Espresso Machine. He was driven by passion and inspiration, and the current developers at Gaggia are no different. Their dedication to their...

Gaggia Brera Espresso Machine: What's Brewing #61

The Gaggia Brera is a fully equipped super-automatic espresso machine. Coffee aroma, strength, and volume are all customizable; additionally, the ceramic grinder takes advantage of the Gaggia Adapting System to adjust the rpm and guarantee the correct quantity of coffee grounds. Gaggia Brera...

The Skinny on Frothing: Foam Quality and Calorie Content of Milk

Frothing milk is a tricky business. Much like brewing espresso, there are a number of factors and techniques to consider when trying to create the perfect microfoam. While we've made tutorials and videos outlining the steps to making a good cappuccino or latte, we've never really addressed the...

By Nick B
Gaggia Brera- It's so Easy!

Working in a company like Whole Latte Love that encourages you to test the products it sells is a wonderful experience. Especially if you like using the products! Customers get great information and opinions from actual hands on testing, and I get to enjoy some of the finest coffee drinks...

The Removable Brew Group

In this video, I talk about what a removable brew group is and show you how easy it is to clean. I also explain that some machines come with them while others don't. Hope you enjoy the video. Happy brewing!