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Are you a coffee-holic? Love to go to Starbucks a lot because can’t get enough of your favorite brews, at home? If that’s true, you probably been on the lookout for the perfect espresso machine.
There are a lot of them on the market, each one claiming to be “the best,” and each one having at least something to recommend it. The Commercial Gaggia Titanium Office Superautomatic Espresso Machine, however, delivers like few others. Best for office use.
The Gaggia Titanium Superautomatic Espresso Machine is made for the sophisticated coffee drinker and a heavy duty use. It's high-end quality also comes with a high-end price, but if you consider that the average daily trip to Starbucks or your coffee hangout of choice costs in excess of five bucks, it really wouldn’t take long for the machine to pay for itself.
Even so, again, this is not a machine for just anyone. Casual coffee drinkers would find it excessive in the extreme, but if you’re an aficionado, and especially if you’re looking for a machine that’s robust enough to stand up to office use, then this just might be the perfect Espresso Machine for you.
Under The Hood of the Commercial Gaggia Titanium Office Superautomatic Espresso Machine
There are primarily four features that make the Gaggia Titanium stand out from the competition, the first one being ease of use. Using it is literally as simple as pushing one of the machine’s three programmable brewing buttons.
You can literally program these to make almost any coffee drink you can imagine, thanks to the machine’s “Turbo Frother” which can steam milk in a flash and add a lovely bit of froth to your drink as required.
The entire device is, by the way, stainless steel, which is its second big selling point. Virtually indestructible and masterfully constructed, you’ll be enjoying cups of your favorite brew for a lifetime courtesy of Gaggia.
Its impressive 60 ounce reservoir, dump box and drip tray are all easily removable which makes cleanup a snap.
That sixty ounce reservoir is actually the third big point in its favor, as you can make a lot of coffee in one go with the Gaggia. That makes it perfect for parties, or office use, where the programmable buttons really shine, allowing you to cater to a variety of tastes in your office with ease.
All of that is well and good, but what really makes the Gaggia shine are the extras. Here, I’m talking about things like the fact that you can use whole beans (the machine comes with its own on-board grinder), or pre-ground coffee, simply by bypassing the machine’s build in grinder. You can control exactly how much coffee goes into each shot (six or nine ounces), and change that value with ease. The Gaggia even comes with a seven gram coffee scoop, leaving nothing to chance.
Where whole beans are concerned, the on-board grinder has an 8.5 ounce capacity, and features eighteen different grind settings – more than the casual coffee drinker would ever need, but just perfect for the true coffee connoisseur. The best part: If you’re not technologically savvy, the Gaggia Super-automatic doesn’t leave you guessing. Its LCD display gives you helpful reminders when you need to add beans or water, or when the device needs cleaning. It’s even on a swivel base, making it capable of fitting and being used almost anywhere.
What Others Are Saying About the Commercial Gaggia Titanium Office Super-automatic Espresso Machine
The Gaggia gets great reviews, earning a solid 3.5 stars out of five, with 63% of customers who’ve bought the device giving it high marks (4 or 5 stars) and 34% giving it a poor rating (1 or 2 stars).
It should be noted that a significant portion of those who rated the machine poorly simply did not seem to understand what they were buying – it proved to be too much coffee machine for them, which doesn’t really speak to the machine’s overall performance and somewhat skews the picture.
The manufacturer’s recommended retail price for the Gaggia 9050 Titanium Espresso Machine is $1199.00 Right now, you can find it on sale at an impressive discount, listing for around $700, which makes it a bargain no matter how you slice it. Our recommendation for this maker ultimately depends on what kind of coffee drinker you are at the end of the day. If you consider yourself a connoisseur, maintain a fairly expensive daily Starbucks habit, then this is the only machine you’ll ever need.
Likewise, if you have a small business, and are looking for a machine that’s robust enough to stand up to the rigors of daily office use, while being flexible enough to give your employees lots of options without costing you a small fortune, again, the Gaggia is hard to beat.
If, however, you’re just a casual coffee drinker, the best advice would be to stick to a casual coffee maker. This machine would be far more than you’d ever use or need. That said, for all you coffee lovers out there, it’s very highly recommended!