Tag Archives: Crossland Coffee

Crew Review: Bottomless Portafilter for the Crossland CC1

You know we dig the CC1 — for the price and features, it’s a tough machine to beat! But one thing it has been missing is a bottomless portafilter, so we were very happy when Bill Crossland introduced one.

Watch Gail demonstrate the new bottomless on the CC1 – available now (and currently included on all new purchases of the CC1).

Compare: Breville Dual Boiler vs. Crossland CC1

In the left corner, we have the new Breville Dual Boiler; in the right, the Crossland CC1. Both machines were released this year, and other than having a difference in boiler design, have some similar functionality in terms of steaming and temperature control.

Watch Gail break ‘em down for us — features and specs — and make lattes on each to show how their performance and practical results.

Blind Taste Test: Rancilio Silvia vs. Crossland CC1

There’s a new kid in town and we’ve been asked by folks how the practical results compare with one of its primary competitors — so we put them to the test! Watch as Gail pulls espresso shots from the Rancilio Silvia and the Crossland CC1, offers them up to Rob, Jess and Allison and finds out which they prefer in this blind, side-by-side taste test.