The Definitive Baratza Encore Grinder Review

The Definitive Baratza Encore Grinder Review

The Encore is Baratza’s entry-level grinder for the home brewer. This is a great grinder that I can confidently recommend. It builds upon the features of the previous Maestro Plus model, notably with the second generation ‘GB 2.0’ gearbox, which offers increased durability and reduced noise. There is also the addition of an entirely new burr set, which allows the …

Review: Is the Keurig Rivo Worth the Price?

Review: Is the Keurig Rivo Worth the Price?

As a cappuccino lover, I was very excited to hear about the new Keurig Rivo. While I’ve always loved the versatility of my Keurig K200, I was delighted to hear that the Rivo is specifically designed for espresso, cappuccino and lattes (all of my favorites). I’m a daily coffee drinker, and I regularly, but I’m always happy to add a new …

Does the High-End Jura J9 One Touch Coffee Maker Live Up to Expectations?

Does the High-End Jura J9 One Touch Coffee Maker Live Up to Expectations?

The Jura Impressa J9 One Touch TFT coffee machine is a high-end brewer with milk teaming/frothing functionality (but no milk wand). The J9 is controlled via rotary selection LCD color control panel that allows the user to choose their beverage, as well as program temperature, strength, and volume. With the J9, the user can make a range of espresso and …