Monthly Archives: August 2012

Compare: Heat Exchange Espresso Machines

Heat exchange espresso machines offer simultaneous brew and steam functionality by employing a large steam boiler with an embedded brew boiler and a dual pump. They’re easy to use and work well for the majority of home espresso enthusiasts who…

Brewin’ with Brandi: Mocha Butter

Like buttah, baby! Like buttah. Because Brandi is hell bent on making the rest of us significantly more portly while she remains svelte, she has concocted yet another sinfully delicious recipe for us to tempt ourselves with! This is a…

New! SCG Parts Kits

Since we launched our new website with a selection of external-only parts, we’ve been hard at work building out kits that include parts and instructions for common espresso machine repairs. First to be released are the Tune Up kits for…

Espresso Machine Boiler Primer

Ever wonder what’s going on under the hood of your espresso machine? In follow-up to our video on thermoblocks, we asked Gail to show us different styles of boilers and walk us through how they work.