This type of coffee maker is designed for those who wish to emulate the Italian style of making and drinking coffee. These types of coffee makers are generally a higher-priced variety of machines, which produce intense coffee at any time. These machines are generally able to produce beverages such as espresso or cappuccino. Expresso makers are not designed the same way, and there are several you can choose from. If you think that coffee must be always excellent, no matter the occasion, this is the kind of coffee maker you need to buy.
Pros: Easy to use, produce delicious coffee and able to make different types of coffee.
A coffee percolator looks like a big jug of metal, ceramic or glass. Their caps cover the mouth of the jar, only leaving open the spout. A percolator pot has a compartment at the bottom, placed close to the stove. This type of machines are typical in Italy and many other European countries such as Spain or France, where every household has a percolator made of aluminum that, when correctly used, produces delicious coffee at any time. This coffee makers can make large quantities of good coffee.
Pros: percolators can make large amounts of delicious coffee.
Cons: percolators are neither practical nor easy to use.
When buyers think of a coffee machines, usually their first image is of a drip coffee maker. These are the usual machines available in many homes specially in North America and the UK. There are different models and at different prices. Drip coffee makers are usually the cheaper ones, when compared to expresso or specialty coffee machines. Not only are economical, but also convenient for those non-coffee drinkers who love a standard coffee maker ready for guests. If you’re looking for a practical coffee maker, this is it.
Pros: Drip Coffee Makers are economical, practical and easy to handle.
Cons: These machines produce coffee with weak, bitter or watery flavor that some people dislike.