Monday, 9th February 2009
Hari Chap Goh Mei.
The day I got to play with a Super Sexy, Cool and Kencang Espresso Machine.
Our friend Phil Liew got himself a brand new Vibiemme Domobar Super + Compak K3 Touch Grinder.
Cost approx: RM10K with all the professional tools thrown in (like espro tamper, knock-box, pitchers, and even a hands-on barista course).
- E61 Grouphead
- Full Stainless Steel Body
- 2.7L boiler and 4L water reservoir
Notice the grinder, tamper and knock-box on the right.
Front view: This is a manual machine, meaning you start and stop the brewing process manually.
The lever on the right of the grouphead is the brewing switch. Also warms up your cups nicely on top.
A closer look with the portafilter lock-in. Gives you double-vision due to the reflective nature of a shiny stainless steel body.
The 3.8L water tank and the 2.7L boiler is hidden under the steel compartment.
Phil got himself a naked portafilter too. Double espresso pouring out like hot honey.
It was yummy. The E61 grouphead ensures excellent temperature stabilty.
It’s not difficult to pull decent shots of espresso. With proper barista training, pulling excellent aromatic and sweet tasting espresso should be a norm (provided you got fresh roasted good quality beans).
(These shots were taken when I was pulling the espresso in the showroom)
Just to shows that it works the same whether in the showroom or back home 🙂
(Also taken from showroom)
Frothing milk is a joy. Plenty of steam and you can make silky, velvety microfoam milk.
It’s time to learn up some latte art. Alas, I can only make simple heart since I can’t practice on this machine everyday… sigh.