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Crew Review: E.S.E Pod Adapter Extravaganza

May 25, 2012 · how-to · Legacy · reviews · videos
Crew Review: E.S.E Pod Adapter Extravaganza

As a follow-up to our introduction to Easy Serving Espresso (E.S.E.) pods earlier this week, we asked Gail to take us through the pod adapters for a few of the machines that we carry and then we did a taste test comparing them against a machine that comes pod-friendly. This series of videos shows how the adapters are installed and how well they perform, shot-quality-wise.

First up, the Nuova Simonelli Musica pod adapter installation and taste test:

Next, the La Spaziale Mini Vivaldi pod adapter installation and taste test:

Now we install the adapter on the Rancilio Silvia and taste some shots:

Finally, we asked Brandi and Teri to join Gail as she performs a taste test, comparing the three adapted machines with the Saeco Via Venezia, which is a pod-friendly machine without the requirement of an adapter:

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