The Best Portafilters for Breville Espresso Machines
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The Best Portafilters for Breville Espresso Machines

Did the portafilter for your Breville decide to retire?  It happens; and when it does, the struggle is real. Replacing a portafilter can be a coffee lover’s nightmare, especially when you’re not sure if the new one will play nice with your Breville. The compatibility dance can be exhausting, but we’re here to help you…

How to Empty an Espresso Puck: Easy Step-by-Step Guide
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How to Empty an Espresso Puck: Easy Step-by-Step Guide

Whether you are a seasoned espresso enthusiast or a humble home barista, emptying the espresso puck is an essential part of the espresso brewing process.  A spent espresso puck can contain residual espresso grounds, coffee oils, and other particles that can clog your machine and affect the taste of your espresso.  By emptying the puck…

Why Does My Coffee Pot Leak When I Pour? 6 Common Culprits
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Why Does My Coffee Pot Leak When I Pour? 6 Common Culprits

When it’s the break of dawn, and the tantalizing aroma of freshly brewed coffee fills the air, all you can do is reach for your trusty coffee pot and pour yourself a cup of morning brew. But when you tilt your pot, you discover a frustrating sight: It’s a leak, and it’s leaving a pesky…

Baratza Encore Hopper Won’t Install: Causes, Fixes & More
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Baratza Encore Hopper Won’t Install: Causes, Fixes & More

Do you have a Baratza Encore coffee grinder? If so, you may have experienced the frustrating problem of the bean hopper not installing properly. This can be a major pain, especially if you’re in the middle of making a pot of coffee and you need a consistent grind. In this article, we’ll discuss the common…