Tag Archive for Reviews

Crew Review: Quick Mill Superautomatic

We’ve had the Quick Mill version of the superautomatic espresso machine on our floor for a few months now, and there are things we really dig about it, balanced by a few minor grievances with the fit and finish. Watch…

Hot Blog on Vlog Action: TamperTantrum

In this episode of our hot action, we’re going to talk about something a little different: The video log. A newly launched effort featuring UK roaster Steve Leighton and Dublin barista Colin Harmon, TamperTantrum is targeted towards home espresso enthusiasts…

How Green is Your Coffee?

As the national obsession with greening our lives grows, examining how the things we love impact the environment has become a common topic of discussion. Up now: How green are different coffee beans? The folks over at Greenopia devised a…

Velton’s Bonsai Blend Gets an A!

We don’t know about you, but a 94 means a big ol’ A where we come from! The seminal coffee connoisseur and touted founder of the gourmet coffee movement in the US, Kenneth Davids, recently reviewed local roaster Velton’s Bonsai…

Crew Review: Quick Mill Superautomatic

We often see folks struggling between two points: Which is more important, convenience or flavor? It’s the base notion in the semi-automatic vs. superautomatic debate and is one of the main questions we try to understand when helping a customer…

Party Like a Barista

If you never had the personal joy of working as a barista during your halcyon days of youth, Discovery Bay Games has developed a close second: Barista – The Game. Well, okay, it’s not that close to the real thing,…

Crew Review: Rancilio Silvia

The Rancilio Silvia is one of our best sellers and we think we know why: It’s an excellent mid-range machine that balances professional quality with economy. To help you during your decision making process, here is our crew’s review on…