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Best coffee machine to buy in 2021

We lab test and review the latest manual, semi-automatic and coffee pod machines. 

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Put to the taste test by the experts 

Coffee experts take part in a blind taste test in our labs to rate espresso shots from each machine.

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Coffee taste

Our expert panel rates espresso shots on crema, aroma, flavour, mouth-feel and aftertaste

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Ease of use

We try the controls, fill the water tank and bean hopper, adjust the grinder and more

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Consistent temperature

We measure the temperature of four coffees in a row - so you can be sure of a consistent cup

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Pod vs manual vs semi-automatic

Compare taste, ease of use and milk-frothing side by side to find the best coffee machine for you.


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