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Fantastic article and such a generous offer! I wouldn’t be without my Espazzola :)


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Same here - it's very effective on my Londinium group head and providing I take a bit of care, it's nothing like the mess I used to get with the Cafelat brush, one of which would always come unstuck in the group head. How long is the discount available for?

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Fantastic article and such a generous offer! I wouldn’t be without my Espazzola :)

Tell me, do you get through the inserts? Is it worth buying a spare with this?


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Tell me, do you get through the inserts? Is it worth buying a spare with this?

 

Still on my first one but it’s about ready to replace now. I would say I've had it ummm roughly 9 months.


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Thanks, I'll get a few. :)


"Coffee: The Good, The Bad, and The Ayurvedic Perspective"

 

Behave yourself.

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Just purchased one too, great discount, seems like a better solution already compared to the little brush we usually use.

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I'm using mine regularly and it's quick and easy (once I figured out how to put the insert in). Don't think I'd be without it now.


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Been using mine for a few weeks now. Seems to do a good job at cleaning all the hard to get at bits compared to using a brush. Plus hot water is directed out the bottom so no more blanched fingers.

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Has the coupon expired or is it just me?
It ran out at the end of last month.

Laissez les bons temps rouler

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Cheers - When I clicked through and actually read the text it looks like it won't work with my Oracle due to the hot water outlet so I guess I keep with the scalding water and brushes..

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I ran a trial recently comparing the cleanliness of the inside of E61 grouphead, screen and outlet using an Espaz., after each shot, compared with my previous cleaning technique of brush and kitchen towel.

Removing the showerscreen and checking every 2-3 days, (6-10 shots daily) the Espaz keeps this "hidden" area cleaner and without as much coffee residue as the previous methods. The improved cleanliness of the front of screen and portafilter head must reduce the amount of coffee residuals moving back into the brew water system.

Could potentially reduce the frequency of backflushing but this would need some method of checking contamination.

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Espazzola has been great so far. I really like the mess-free routine and it does the job well!

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I see your on a Mission. "spam away"


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