How Water Filtration Affects Automatic Espresso Machines

Posted on September 12, 2012 by espressopartners

Let’s start with a definitive statement: whether your espresso machine is automatic, semi-automatic or a super-automatic, the water you put into it will always dictate quality of your espresso. Now, let’s talk about water filtration and Automatic Espresso Machines. Preserving the Life of Your Espresso Machine It’s been said before that hard water kills espresso …

Does Your Commercial Espresso Machine Need Repair?

Posted on September 6, 2012 by espressopartners

Is your commercial espresso machine broken? If so, how do you know? That might be a deceptive question. If the machine doesn’t produce actual cups of espresso, then you know something is wrong. Right? The fact is, commercial espresso machines aren’t like most heavy-duty equipment. Small indicators that you notice during course of a busy …

How To Choose a Commercial Espresso Grinder

Posted on September 4, 2012 by espressopartners

It might not seem like a big deal, but for professional baristas it is: the best commercial espresso machines can be less than forgiving if you use a subpar espresso grinder. So what makes a good commercial grinder? Generally, you want a grinder that crushes the beans with a minimum of aggressive energy. Look for …