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Breville Infuser Espresso Maker

Known as "The Infuser," the Breville BES840XL is engineered to deliver optimal espresso flavor in every cup. It pre-infuses ground coffee with low, steady water pressure before extraction, gently expanding the grinds before stepping up to high pressure. The result is a more even extraction, which produces beautifully rich, balanced coffee flavor. Select automatic one- or two-shot volumes at the touch of a button, or set your own volume with manual control. Easy programmable control offers preset 1 & 2 shot volumes, manual override, or reprogrammable volumes. An Italian 15-bar pump delivers water at the ideal pressure, while the 1600W stainless-steel Thermocoil and electronic PID temperature control ensure precise temperature during extraction for fullest flavor. Low-pressure pre-infusion gradually increases water pressure to gently expand grinds for an even extraction, balanced flavor and thick crema. Auto purge automatically adjusts water temperature after steam for optimal espresso extraction temperature. Stainless-steel swivel steam wand froths milk for lattes and cappuccinos. On-board removable tamper. Dispenses hot water instantly for Americanos. Dry Puck feature removes excess water from ground coffee after extraction for easy disposal.Model #BES840XL 61-fl.-oz. removable water tank with handle and replaceable water filter. Stainless steel housing. 1600 W. Made in China. Espresson Machine includes: Stainless-steel frothing jug. Single- and dual-wall filter baskets. Coffee scoop. Cleaning discs and tablets. Clean tool and Allen key. Water filter and filter holder.
Average Customer Rating:
4 out of 5
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(2 Reviews) 2
2 of 2(100%)reviewers would recommend this product to a friend.
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Review 1 for Breville Infuser Espresso Maker
3 out of 5
3 out of 5
May 16, 2013
Ability level:Advanced
Has owned product for:Less than 1 week
Uses product:Every day
Would You Recommend? Yes
5of 15found this review helpful.
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espresso machine
May 16, 2013
I just bought this espresso maker having reviewed countless others. The price and appearance were acceptable and it had good reviews.
I was disappointed that you have to get filters and cleaning tabs as this was not mentioned in the item discription.
It made a good expresso on the first try, but there was no dry puck afterwards.
I am not sure if my machine has a deficit or if there is a purposeful delay. Grounds came out wet and messy.
Also, once the basket is in the portafilter it gets stuck - had to use a screwdriver head to pry it off.
Hope it will shape up soon!
Pros: Speed, Quiet, Design
Cons: High-Maintenance
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Posted February 7, 2014
Sounds like you didn't have it tamped properly maybe
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Review 2 for Breville Infuser Espresso Maker
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
May 6, 2013
Ability level:Advanced
Has owned product for:1 - 4 weeks
Uses product:Every day
Would You Recommend? Yes
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Well made machine - perfect espresso
May 6, 2013
We spent a considerable amount of time checking out espresso machines before deciding on this unit. It seemed to meet all of our requirements and upon delivery of the machine, that has, in fact, turned out to be the case.
We mastered the unit quickly, and now find ourselves turning out cups of perfect espresso each time. The unit heats up immediately (very important early in the morning) and delivers espresso comparable to that in the various coffee bars we visit. The quality of the unit is impressive and we hope to enjoy it for many years.
Pros: Durable, Easy to Use, Quality, Power, Easy to Clean, Size, Speed, Design, Assembly