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With so many types of home coffee machines on offer, we're here to help you speed up the research and choose the one that's right for you. We lab test and review the latest manual, semi-automatic and capsule coffee machines. Our coffee machine buying guide helps you decide what you need, and how we test explains our coffee machine testing process.
Our reviews cover capsule or pod coffee machines, as well as manual and semi-automatic espresso machines. Our expert testers give every coffee machine a thorough workout to find out which ones:
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Our reviews give you good and bad points for each model as well as the verdict from our expert coffee-tasters. And our list of CHOICE Buys will help you see quickly which models come out on top.
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Semi-automatic, manual, automatic-manual, capsule or hand-pump.
Three experts test the espressos in a "blind" tasting, checking the colour and thickness of the crema (the tan-coloured foam on the top of an espresso), aroma, flavour, mouth-feel (for example, creaminess or wateriness) and aftertaste.
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How easy the machines are to use – we try the controls, fill the water tank and the bean hopper, adjust the grinder, make a coffee, and clean inside and out.
We measure the consistency of four consecutive coffees for each machine after warming it up for five minutes.
We experiment with each machine to find how it best froths milk, looking for fine, pourable froth.
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