Videos

Brown Bean : The Community!

If you have read our About page before, you know that we spun off the blog from Seattle Coffee Gear a few months ago in order to start building out a community resource site under the moniker of Brown Bean.…

Crew Review: Ascaso Dream

Gorgeous line and a whole lot of attitude, the Ascaso Dream single boiler semi-automatic espresso machine is as beautiful as it is functional. Check out Gail’s video review of the machine as she shows us the features and makes us…

Crew Review: Quick Mill Anita

A great semi-automatic, heat exchange espresso machine, the Quick Mill Anita gives you all the features of a home machine, but with a little lighter impact on the ol’ wallet. Watch Gail as she walks us through the ins and…

Does Size Matter?

For some of us it does! Especially if you’ve got a snug kitchen into which you’d like to introduce a high-end espresso machine. In this video, Gail and Kat line up several models of machines and measure them out so…

Crew Review: Rancilio Rocky Grinders

Rancilio’s Rocky grinders feature a great performance vs. cost balance, giving you nearly professional quality results with a relatively low price tag. Watch Gail as she shows us the functionality of the grinders, explains the differences between the doser and…