AUTOMATIC VS MANUAL COFFEE MACHINE WHICH IS BEST?
Both automatic and manual coffee machines have different features and benefits. Here are some quick pros and cons of each type of machine:
Let’s start with automatic coffee machines.
AUTOMATIC COFFEE MACHINES
- Convenience: Automatic coffee machines are super easy to use and require minimal effort. They can be programmed to brew coffee at specific times of the day and at different temperatures, which saves both time and effort.
- They make a consistent brew: Automatic coffee machines are specifically designed to produce consistent coffee every time, which is absolutely perfect for businesses that need to serve a large volume of coffee to customers.
- They have a variety of drink options: Many automatic coffee machines come with different settings for brewing different types of coffee, including espresso, cappuccino, and latte.
- Cost: depending on the model, of course, some automatic coffee machines can be expensive to purchase upfront, and they may require regular maintenance and repairs.
- Limited customisation options: While some models of automatic coffee machines have settings for adjusting the strength and temperature of the coffee, they likely don’t offer the same level of customisation as a manual machine would.
- Quality: Some baristas and coffee enthusiasts alike argue that automatic coffee machines produce inferior coffee compared to manual machines because some models use pre-ground coffee instead of freshly ground coffee beans.
MANUAL COFFEE MACHINES
- A greater level of control: Manual coffee machines offer more control over the entire brewing process, allowing users to adjust the water temperature, the size of the grind and the brewing time to produce a coffee that meets their required flavour.
- Higher Quality: Many coffee enthusiasts firmly believe that manual coffee machines produce an overall better-quality coffee because they use freshly ground beans, which can produce a richer and more complex flavour.
- Cost-effective: Manual commercial coffee machines are generally less expensive than commercial automatic coffee machines.
- They can be time-consuming: Manual coffee machines require a little bit more time and effort than automatic machines because quite often (depending on the machine) users must grind the beans, boil the water, and manually pour the coffee.
- There can be inconsistencies: Manual coffee machines can be less consistent than automatic machines, particularly if users are not particularly experienced in brewing coffee.
- Learning curve: Using a manual coffee machine can take a bit of practice and experimentation to get the brewing process down to a T.
Find out more on why choose an automatic coffee machine?
AUTOMATIC COFFEE MACHINE VS NESPRESSO WHICH IS BEST?
Both automatic coffee machines and Nespresso machines have their own set of unique features and benefits. In the end, the best choice for you will depend on your personal preferences and needs.
AUTOMATIC COFFEE MACHINES
Automatic coffee machines are designed to provide convenience and consistency. They can be programmed to brew coffee at specific times and temperatures, and they offer a variety of settings for brewing different types of coffee.
Automatic coffee machines also typically use freshly ground coffee beans, which can produce a richer and more complex flavour compared to pre-packaged coffee pods.
Nespresso machines, on the other hand, are designed for convenience and simplicity. They use pre-packaged coffee pods, which will eliminate the need for measuring and grinding coffee beans. Nespresso machines are also easy to use and require minimal maintenance.
Here are some of the top factors to consider when deciding between an automatic coffee machine and a Nespresso machine:
- Convenience: If you are very time-poor and value convenience above all else, a Nespresso machine may be your best choice. Nespresso machines are easy to use and require minimal effort, making them ideal for busy mornings or when you’re in a hurry. Automatic coffee machines, on the other hand, require slightly more effort and time to set up and use.
- Variety: If you enjoy experimenting with different types of coffee and the flavours that accompany them, an automatic coffee machine may be a better choice for you. Automatic coffee machines offer a richer set of settings and options for brewing different types of coffee, while Nespresso machines are limited to the types of coffee pods available.
- Cost: Nespresso machines are generally less expensive than automatic coffee machines, but the cost of coffee pods can add up over time. Automatic coffee machines require an upfront investment, but they may be more cost-effective in the long run (if you drink a lot of coffee that is).
- Flavour country: If you’re a coffee connoisseur who values the taste and quality of coffee above all else when choosing between an automatic coffee machine or a Nespresso machine then an automatic coffee machine may be a better choice for you. Automatic coffee machines use freshly ground beans, which can produce a richer and more complex flavour compared to pre-packaged coffee pods.
Really though, the best choice between an automatic coffee machine and a Nespresso machine depends on your personal preferences and requirements. Consider what’s most important to you such as your budget and taste preferences when making your decision.
Why Choose Eversys Though?
Consistent Coffee Quality
Eversys equipment is built in modules, ensuring rapid access for technical intervention with minimal downtime and reduced maintenance costs.
Eversys machines are equipped with two grinders allowing for two parallel recipes to be set up at a time, and you can even choose to dose some powder from each grinder and produce it through a singular extraction. The ventilation, which is set below the bean hoppers, drives out unwanted heat and moisture. Electronic control maintains consistency of product throughout the day.
The brewing chamber holds up to a significant 24 g of coffee, allowing for a wide range of brewing recipes. The Reverse extraction brewing system optimises powder efficiency as the espresso is produced.
The steam / water unit provides temperature consistency and unsurpassed productivity.
Milk is frothed with steam – like a traditional barista – through a set of reactors, ensuring optimal texture and taste.
The hydraulic module is dedicated to the sole production of coffee, 1.6 litres of water guarantee unfettered productivity.
The Eversys e'API
Eversys designed ceramic blades driven by a powerful yet quiet motor, whose heat is cleverly channelled away from the coffee beans, to maintain their quality, via a set of fans. Electronic control maintains consistency of product throughout the day, ensuring optimal extraction at all times.
2. e'Levelling & Tamping
Automatic Levelling is the ability to initiate a movement to the brewing chamber, create a vibration which enable the powder in the chamber to spread more evenly, which leads to a better, more consistent extraction. The 24 -gram brewing chamber to facilitate single cycle large beverages is controlled by electronic tamping to guarantee consistent quality.
3. Temperature control
Dedicated coffee boilers, separate from the water/ steam boiler, provide productivity and temperature stability, essential parts of in-cup quality.
Reverse gravity extraction vertical infusion optimises powder efficiency as the espresso is produced.
5. Milk Frothing
Milk is frothed with steam in the one-step system, promoting flavour as well as texture, mirroring the barista experience.
All products are pre-programmed to be dispensed in a consistent and efficient manner, placing seamless productivity and quality at the forefront of the customer experience.
Coffee Machines to Match any style.
Eversys espresso machines are trusted by the world’s finest coffee roasters, cafès, and restaurants for their reliability, durability, and timeless aesthetics.
The Cappuccinos and Lattes you make can be a key profit driver for your business, which means that your coffee machine is perhaps one of the most important piece of equipment for your business.