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Crew Review: Breville Barista Express BES870XL

May 14, 2013 · Legacy
Crew Review: Breville Barista Express BES870XL

When we heard that Breville was going to soup up one of their more popular -- and unique -- espresso machines, the Barista Express, we were a little bit excited. Some of the things we didn't dig about its predecessor were going to be addressed, such as improved temperature control, an improved grinder and the addition of a hot water spigot. They even threw in some cool new toys (a Razor, anyone?), an improved hopper for easier bean feeding and the ability to tweak your brew temperature with a simple PID interface. Enough talk -- let's show it off, eh? Watch Gail talk about the features of the new Barista Express BES870XL, give us a tour of all the goodies it comes with and then demonstrate making a latte.

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