Espresso Accessory Buying Guide

Quality accessories are important if you are looking to get the very best results from your Italian coffee machine.

I know the importance of great accessories so I really don’t like to see anyone leave my showroom without them. To make sure that this rarely happens I offer a huge discount on my gold accessory kit with any coffee machine purchase. See below.

The Bronze kit includes:

  • Kaldi Precision Tamper These 400 g tampers have 58.5 mm flat stainless steel bases to ensure a tight fit to to any precision basket. These tampers are absolutely beautiful. The handles are crafted from sandalwood and each one is a a work of art. 

  • Coffee Machine Cleaner This cleaner dissolves coffee oils with ease so it is perfect for cleaning your portafilters, baskets, shower screens and for back-flushing your coffee machine’s group.

  • Knock Box This high quality knock box stands out from the crowd for it's clean design and high gloss finish. 

The Silver kit includes all of the above plus:

  • Barista Jug  This 350ml barista jug is the best milk jug that I know of. It's thick, heavy (215 g) and solid, it's shape is great for milk texturing, and it's spout is perfect for pouring latte art. 

  • Barista Cloth This microfiber cloth will keep your coffee station and your coffee machine nice and clean.

  • IMS Precision Basket  These baskets are a great upgrade to any coffee machine with a 58mm group. Standard double baskets hold 16g and they have pressed out holes. IMS Precison Baskets hold 20g and they have precision cut holes finished with electropolishing.

The Gold kit includes all of the above plus:

  • Coffee Scales Compact scales with 0.1 g readings, quick response time, and a tray to hold your PF flat during weighing.

  • Tamping Mat I store my tamper and grind distribution tool on this to protect the bottom of these precision tools. That's because I'm obsessive about looking after my gear. Most use the mat to tamp on, to protect the kitchen bench. 

  • Coffee Distribution Tool This adjustable tool improves the quality and consistency of espresso extractions by distributing grinds evenly from the center to the edges of the basket and also, by creating a flat puck to tamp onto. I’m a huge fan of these.

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