Review of the Breville BES870XL Barista Express Espresso Machine

The Breville BES870XL Barista Express espresso machine is a great choice for any serious espresso coffee enthusiast. It has an impressive feature set, modern look, and fantastic reliability. It has advanced programming options, an integrated conical burr coffee grinder, pre-infusion role, programmable volumetrics, filter size button selection, button drink size selection, and a great tamper. It also has a 360-degree swivel action steam wand for effortless milk steaming and frothing, a removable drip tray, a removable bean hopper, a removable water reservoir, and a convenient “Clean-me” light. It likewise has auto power saving mode, beginner-friendly features, a magnetic storage space for the tamper, a thermocoil and PID for temperature control, an espresso coffee coffee pressure gauge, volumetric control button, flat shower head, and a cradle for the portafilter. It also comes with a water filter and filter holder, 54-millimeter stainless steel portafilter, four filter baskets, coffee scoop, Razor Dose trimming equipment, tamper, stainless steel milk jug, cleaning disc and tablets, and cleaning tools. The machine is reliable and can last a long time if taken care of correctly. However, customer support can be slow and the water tank is located at the back of the machine which can be inconvenient. Additionally, it is not a super-automatic espresso coffee makeking tool and the warranty is only one year. Overall, the Breville BES870XL Barista Express espresso machine is an an incredible combination of features and reliability compared to other machines in its class.

This post firstly appeared at Brew Espresso Coffee, a website dedicated to make popular the art of creating espresso beverages.