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Top 3 Over $1,500 Semi-Automatic Espresso Machines of 2022
Top 3 Over $1,500 Semi-Automatic Espresso Machines of 2022
If you’re looking for the very best espresso machine you can get in 2022, you’ve come to the right place. Our picks for best semi-automatic espresso machine over $1,500 are designed to help you find the right machine, not just...
  1. Roast of the Month: Boon Boona Jebena Blend

    It's finally time for another Roast of the Month! This feature has been on hiatus, but we're so excited to bring it back. We're doing...
  2. 3 Coffee Brewing Mistakes You're Making Right Now

    Mistakes are part of the coffee brewing process. We all make them! Even your friends here at Seattle Coffee Gear commit some errors when we're...
  3. Drip? Press? Pour Over? How to Find the Right Coffee Brewing Method for You

    It’s been a while since we talked about how to effectively pick out a brew method that works for you, so we thought it might...
  4. Taste the Difference: How an Espresso Machine Changes Coffee Flavor

    Are you considering a new espresso machine? Not sure whether this rich, sweet kind of coffee is right for you? Let's talk about how your...
  1. What's Up with Stovetop Espresso Makers?

    One of the oldest brew methods still kicking is the stovetop espresso maker. These brewers produce a thick, rich coffee that bears more than a...
  2. Are You Listening to the Seattle Coffee Gear Podcast?

    You’ve probably seen our blog posts about the Seattle Coffee Gear podcast, but have you given it a listen? We hope you will! Here’s a...
  3. Why Does Café Coffee Taste So Good?

    The holy grail for many home espresso enthusiasts is developing that perfect shot or milk drink from their favorite café at home. We're here to...
  4. Cereal Milk Irish Coffee Recipe

    Ariel went all out for this delicious St. Patrick's Day Treat. Check it out!   St. Patrick’s Day Drink: Cereal Milk Irish coffee 1oz Jameson...
  1. How to Steam and Froth Almond Milk, Soy Milk, Oat Milk, and Coconut Milk

    One of the most common questions we get about espresso machine is “does this machine froth alternative milks?” When we say alternative milk, we mean...
  2. Back to Basics: Building Your First Pour Over Coffee Set

    Whether you’re chasing the flavor of a delicious cup at the local cafe or just looking for something to spice up your morning cup of...
  3. Why Does My Coffee Taste Bad?

    It’s a question we’ve all asked ourselves: why does my coffee taste bad? Well, there’s a number of reasons this could be happening. We often...
  4. Cleaning and Caring for Your Coffee Maker or Espresso Machine

    When was the last time you cleaned your coffee maker or espresso machine? Did you know that there’s more you need to do to clean...
  1. Ask Gail: Does the Brew Basket with Manual Drip Stop Work on the Technivorm Grand?

    This is a very valid question, indeed! Before answering the question, however, let's talk about why you might wish to use the Technivorm Brew Basket with...
  2. Crew Review: Technivorm Grand Coffee Brewer

    A Technivorm that is large enough for the office? Why, yes, we do have one of those! It also works for households with several coffee...
  3. Ask Gail: Soupy Pucks

    Nine out of ten home baristas agree, soupy pucks are a coffeehouse sin. Well, maybe not a sin, but in our experience it’s pretty close...
  4. Spressa + Aeropress Giveaway!

    We're celebrating the launch of SCG Rewards with a lot of caffeine and a giveaway! What kind of giveaway, you may ask? Well, the kind...
  1. Say Hello to Mother Tongue Coffee!

    Mother Tongue Coffee is the newest roaster to come to Seattle Coffee Gear, and we couldn’t be more excited. When we look for new roasters...
  2. Video Roundup: 4/8/2022

    It's another Friday, and we have more videos for you this week! First, we have a review of the Miele CM7750 Coffee Select Superautomatic Espresso...
  3. Introducing Upper Left Coffee Roasters!

    Today we’re thrilled to introduce you to our newest roasting partner: Upper Left Roasters! Upper Left is a newer coffee roaster, first getting started in...
  4. Introducing New Miele Superautomatic Espresso Machines!

    Miele is a one of our longstanding brands that we really love for home superautomatic espresso machines. They have consistently delivered really high quality superautos...
  1. Breville Barista Express Vs. Barista Pro

    If you've followed Breville's espresso machine output you're definitely familiar with the Barista Express. This legendary machine is so many home barista's first machine due...
  2. Philips 1220 Saeco Carina Superautomatic Espresso Machine Review

    If you follow us here, we're guessing you're familiar with Philips Saeco's prowess in the superauto market. From past machines like the Vienna, through the...
  3. Rocket Espresso Mozzafiato Timer Review

    Rocket Espresso makes some of the most impressive home espresso machines on the market. This is a manufacturer that has spent decades merging machine innovation...
  4. Saeco Xelsis Superautomatic Espresso Machine Review

    Sporting a lot more than a new look, the new Xelsis from Saeco is here. We know you're eager to hear how it stacks up...

The Seattle Coffee Gear Podcast

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  1. Episode 29 - Alternative Milk Steaming Tips

    The Seattle Coffee Gear Podcast · Episode 29 - Alternative Milk Steaming Tips This episode on the Seattle Coffee Gear Podcast: Pat and Jake discuss...
  2. Episode 27 - Why Does My Coffee Taste Bad

    The Seattle Coffee Gear Podcast · Episode 27 - Why Does My Coffee Taste Bad? This episode on the Seattle Coffee Gear Podcast: Thanks for...
  3. Episode 26 - New Miele Superautomatic Espresso Machine Overview

    The Seattle Coffee Gear Podcast · Episode 26 - New Miele Superautomatic Espresso Machine Overview This episode on the Seattle Coffee Gear Podcast: Pat and...
  4. Episode 25 - Is This Coffee Equipment Still Worth It? Part 2

    The Seattle Coffee Gear Podcast · Episode 25 - Is This Coffee Equipment Still Worth It? Part 2   This episode on the Seattle Coffee...