Rocket v. Silvia

If you drop $1k more on your espresso machine, is there a discernible difference and / or improvement in the shot quality and flavor? We dialed in the Rocket Giotto Evoluzione and the Rancilio Silvia, pulled shots simultaneously and asked three of our fearless compatriots to taste them. Watch as they tell us which they prefer and why.

6 comments for “Rocket v. Silvia

  1. Jimmy
    April 12, 2011 at 1:06 pm

    Bonnie is pretty beautiful, glad I own a Rancillio…

    • Kat
      April 12, 2011 at 1:28 pm

      Ha — I’ll let her know ;)

      - Kat

  2. Joe
    April 12, 2011 at 2:29 pm

    Well done ladies – though very happy with my Rocket, I feel that much prouder !

    Thanks for the fun !

  3. Rodrigo
    April 12, 2011 at 6:07 pm

    Conclusion: There’s no better or worst… whichever you like best (Proof? even some people like Starbuks!)

  4. John
    July 20, 2011 at 3:06 am

    Hi Guys
    I’d be interested in seeing another blind test but with the Rancillio fitted with a PID to see if it makes that much of a difference.

    What ya fink?

    • Kat
      July 20, 2011 at 9:42 am

      I will add it to our to-do list!

      - Kat

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