We wouldn't dare call you high maintenance for wanting a delicious espresso shot in the middle of the forest or at that roadside motel you stumbled upon during your cross-country road trip. Have you had those horrible pre-packaged coffee packets at motels? We certainly have. And no one blames you for expecting the same flavorful cup of espresso on the road that you get at home. Meet the Handpresso Portable Espresso Machine, an easy-to-use, hand-held tool that goes everywhere you go and makes brewing espresso a snap. All you'll need is boiling water and your favorite ESE coffee pods, and then the Handpresso Portable Espresso Machine delivers an excellent espresso on the go. Compact, durable, lightweight and requiring little maintenance, you'll enjoy your Handpresso's single-shot creations for years to come.
|Ease of Use||5|
|Ease of Care and Maintenance||5|
|Overall Value for the Money||5|
|How Does it Compare?||
The Handpresso Portable Espresso Machine is lighter than the MyPressi and takes pods rather than ground coffee.
|Tips and Tricks||
We suggest purchasing the Handpresso Intense Portafilter Lid. It really does make for a better shot.
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Warranty Information for the Handpresso Portable Espresso Machine
|What it Covers:||
Handpresso portable espresso maker
|Who Supports the Warranty:||Seattle Coffee Gear|
|Warranty Contact Information:||866-372-4734 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Notes:||Read more about Seattle Coffee Gear's Warranty coverage.|
|Eligible for SCG Extended Warranty?||No|
Caring for the Handpresso Portable Espresso Machine
Do not use any alcohol or detergents on the machine's components. It is not dishwasher or microwave safe. No descaling required.
Handpresso fits the billReview by Nick
Quality Value Price
Great product for espresso on the go. I used the Handpresso while on vacation on Hilton Head Island. Although it is a bit tedious to use the results were worth it. Works well for a Doppio or for iced lattes for sipping on the beach.
It does take a bit of time to microwave the water, pump the Handpresso to recommended pressure (reminds me of my Trek bicycle pump), extract, then repeat. However, for espresso lovers that can't be without their morning or afternoon shot, it fits the bill. I used the ESE pod based Handpresso the other would be ha whole lot of work for a shot.
Easy To Use, Great Taste
Small Water Container, Time consuming
(Posted on 6/3/10)