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Crew Review: Jura Impressa J9 One-Touch Cappuccino

Jura’s new J9 One-Touch takes the well-loved, sleek packaging of their J-series of machines, adds a little interface extravagance and rocks the one-touch functionality.

Watch as Gail walks us through the programming interface, overall features and functionality, then whips up some one-touch madness.

Crew Review: Jura Ena9 One-Touch Superauto

One-touch capabilities usually mean a large robot will take over more than it’s fair share of your kitchen’s counter. But Jura released an update to its Ena series last fall that is finally available to everyone who isn’t part of the Sur La Table set.

Featuring the sleek lines and space consciousness of the other Ena models, the 9 also has built-in, programmable milk frothing and one-touch functionality. Watch as Gail goes over the features and makes a one-touch cappuccino.

Crew Reviews: Capresso Perfect Tea, H20Pro & CM200

We went on a Capresso testing spree last week as we tried out some new products we’re bringing in to the store.

First up, the Perfect Tea, which enables you to boil water to a specific temperature:

Next is the H20Pro Kettle, which also enables you to boil water to a specific temperature, but also provides a holding temp option and a rapid boil duration option (if you want to dissipate chlorine in your water):

Finally, the simple, straight forward CM200 drip coffee maker:

Crew Review: Jura Capresso Tassenwarmer

Pretty sure there ain’t a better word on the planet! OK, maybe spruzzatori vapore might be better, but it’s two words so perhaps it’s not a fair contest. Known outside of sprechen zie Deutsch-land as simply a ‘cup warmer’, this countertop accessory will keep your espresso, cappuccino and latte cups nice and toasty. Gail gives us the rundown.

Crew Review: Capresso EC100

While our deep love for the Rocket Cellini is endless and binding, we do appreciate that not everyone has $2k to drop on their home espresso setup and they’d still like to make a rockin’ cup of joe in the morning. The Capresso EC100 is a small semi-automatic espresso machine that features stainless steel finishes and flexible brewing options — although, we did learn that you’ll need to use smaller sized pods for these if that’s the route you want to take … 40mm vs. the standard ESE.

Watch Gail take us through the features and demo its functionality.

Testing: Coffee Ground Attrition & Water Content in Frothed Milk

We had a few viewer requests lately around the weight of things, so we produced two videos covering the following questions: How much coffee is left in the grinder after grinding? How much water is injected into milk when frothing?

In this first video, we weighed out 20 grams of whole beans and then ground them in several different grinders, weighing the grounds afterward to see if any was retained in the grinder.

In the second video, we weighed out 200ml of milk (in most cases — the exception being the stand alone frothers), frothed them to the same temperature on several different machines and then weighed them afterward to see how much water was injected into the frothed milk.

Selecting a Superautomatic Espresso Machine: Saeco & Jura Capresso

So many superautomatics, so little time. Both Saeco and Jura Capresso have several iterations of these machines on the market, so we asked Gail to give us a primer on the different models currently available.

First, she goes through the Saeco machines:

And now onto the Jura Capresso models: