Breville Infuser BES840 Review

Breville Infuser BES840
Overall Rating
87
Coffee Quality (40%)
87
Design & Features (20%)
86
Durability (20%)
88
Ease of Use (10%)
87
Brand Reputation (10%)
90
The Bottom Line
Breville's least expensive machine with a pressure gauge, the Infuser gives you more control over extraction and steaming than both the Duo-Temp and Bambino models for less than Breville's Barista series machines.
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Key Features of the Breville Infuser BES840

Key Features of Breville Infuser BES840

FeatureSpecification
Machine typeSemi-automatic
Integrated grinderNone
Water Reservoir61 oz
Portafilter size54mm
Portafilters included2x single-wall/non-pressurized (1 and 2 cups) + 2x double-wall/pressurized (1 and 2 cups)
Boiler typeThermocoil
Frother360 degree swivel wand with automatic and manual modes
Brew sizesSingle and double espresso with manual volume control
Pre-infusionYes
DisplayButtons + pressure gauge
Specialty beverage buttonsNone
Adjustable exit valvesNo, fixed 4" cup clearance
Dose size selectorManual dosing
Temperature control5 brew temp levels (196°-204°F) in 2°F increments
Strength controlVia grind size, dose size, and brew temp
Auto-offSleep mode (after 1 hour) and Auto Off mode after 3 hours
Spent puck drawerNone
Drip trayRemovable
Warranty1 year
Case materialStainless steel
Dimensions13.7"W x 11.5"D x 13.2"H
Weight17 lbs
Power1650W

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Breville Infuser BES840
Breville's least expensive machine with a pressure gauge, the Infuser gives you more control over extraction and steaming than both the Duo-Temp and Bambino models for less than Breville's Barista series machines.

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I'm Bryan but most people know me as The Coffee Maven. I grew up outside Boston, Massachusetts and received my Bachelor's degree in Biochemistry from Providence College. My first introduction to coffee was during my college days, when I used it as a source of caffeine to fuel late-night study sessions, but soon I became obsessed with the chemistry of coffee. How did changes to water temperature or contact time affect its taste? Why do beans from Africa taste fruity while beans from Indonesia taste spicy? I launched The Coffee Maven in February 2017 to explore these questions and help others brew their perfect cup. Welcome to my site, and thanks for reading!

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