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Pros Super tasty espresso with impressive crema, compact, fairly straightforward to useGourmet flavor, well-conceived design, ceramic version available for home useNo filter needed, tiny and light, consistently good tasteAmazing flavor, versatile, very portable, simple cleanupExcellent clean flavor, double-filtered to eliminate sediment, press completely stops extraction, vessel can be used as a leakproof travel mug
Cons Spendy, lots of little parts, somewhat difficult to clean, time-consuming to produce more than one shot of espressoSpecial shaped filters are harder to find, expensive for a plastic dripper, heavier than other brandsMust lift filter out of most cups to avoid steeping, poor for large groupA lot of little pieces to keep track of, on the heavy side for backpackingLots of pieces to keep track of, heavy, on the pricier side
Bottom Line Expert-level espresso maker that requires minimal expertise, but comes with tons of tiny partsGreat taste, easy to use, and lightweight - we love this plastic iteration of the classic glass and ceramic versionsDurable, light, and compact, this is a fantastic option for backpacking trips or any kind of light travelWhile this unique brewer has a bit of a learning curve, the final flavor is the best in our test suiteThe superfine double filter and extraction-stopping plunger of this press make for a very excellent brew
Rating Categories Wacaco Nanopresso Hario V60 Plastic Dripper Primula Coffee Brew Buddy AeroPress Coffee Maker Espro Travel Press
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Specs Wacaco Nanopresso Hario V60 Plastic... Primula Coffee... AeroPress Coffee... Espro Travel Press
Weight Press alone: 11.02 oz
Press + cup + brush + scoop + bag: 12.35 oz
Dripper alone: 2.95 oz
Dripper + scoop: 3.37 oz
1.1 oz Press alone: 7.98 oz
Press + spoon + stirrer: 9.39 oz
12.3 oz
Brew Type Espresso pump/press Pour Over Pour Over Pour Over/Press Hybrid French Press/ Pour Over
Main Material BPA-free plastic Hard plastic Nylon filter BPA-free polypropylene Stainless steel
Filter needed? Yes Yes No Yes No
Notable Features High powered espresso maker, compact, comes with stuff sack for storage Cone shape, large hole, ribs along side Rests on any mug Easy to clean, re-usable filter Can be used as french press, pour over, or for tea
Notes Makes fantastic espresso with perfect crema, easy to use once you learn how each piece works together. Fairly portable, somewhat heavy. Makes strong, smooth coffee Filter hangs in coffee for most cups Eliminates bitterness while keeping a good flavor Brews a really clean cup, keeps liquids nice and hot
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