" If you’re looking for a top-quality, space-saving coffee machine for your kitchen, look no further than the great-value Nespresso Essenza Mini."
Nespresso have broken the boundaries again with their Essenza Mini espresso machine. They have managed to maintain their professional standard of coffee extraction, in a pint-sized portable device. With a 19-bar pump pressure, you can expect barista style coffee, in a range of flavors thanks to their outstanding range of capsules. If you’re looking for a top-quality, space-saving coffee machine for your kitchen, look no further than the great-value Nespresso Essenza Mini, at the affordable cost of between $140 and $150.
Taking up about half the room of an average size toaster, the Essenza Mini is remarkably small. It is even portable at 5.1 pounds, so if good quality coffee is important to you, you can make sure you have it wherever you go. The build quality doesn’t quite match up to that of its competitors, as it is mainly constructed from plastic, however this does not impact on the quality of coffee it makes. The Essenza Mini also only comes with a choice of two colors, black and white, but this does allow you to tailor it to your kitchen interior. Nespresso are also famous for updating their lines so you should expect to see more colors coming soon.
The Essenza Mini coffee machine maintains Nespresso’s reputation for fantastic quality coffee. With an impressive commercial standard 19-bars of pressure, you can expect to be drinking professional tasting coffee. This level of pressure does make the machine a little noisy, but it maximizes extraction and flavor, as well as creating a perfect, smooth crema. It even helps to produce that enticing coffee aroma which is always welcome in any home. The Nespresso Essenza Mini gives you the option of two coffee sizes, an espresso which is 1.35oz and a lungo which is 5oz. You can even customize these settings if you’re a coffee perfectionist.
As well as Nespresso’s reputation for creating consistently high performing espresso machines, they also provide a fantastic range of coffee to use with them. They have created Nespresso capsules in a range of top-quality flavors and strengths, 24 in total. So, you can take time choosing the perfect coffee for you. The Nespresso Essenza Mini even comes with a complimentary 14 capsules for you to try. You may enjoy simple espresso drinks, but if you like lattes and cappuccinos too, you could always purchase one of Nespresso’s milk frothers. It’s a shame that these come at an additional cost however, they are famous for producing top-quality milk consistency as well as coming in a range of colors. You could even pour your espressos over ice for a refreshing summer beverage.
Ease of Use
Like all the espresso machines in the Nespresso range, the Essenza Mini showcases a simplified method of making coffee without sacrificing quality. This makes them some of the best coffee machines on the market. Unlike its competitors which require careful measurement of coffee, tamping and handle adjustment from the user, the Essenza Mini simply requires the lift of a lid and the placement of a single capsule. Following that, you simply choose from two buttons for size, and one button to activate the brewing process. It doesn’t get much easier than that, which must be music to your ears if your morning routine is fast-paced. There are lots of Nespresso stores where you can go for advice on which capsules to use, as well as any technical help you might need. Nespresso are famous for their customer service which is a definite plus.
Amazingly, the Nespresso Essenza Mini only takes 25 seconds to reach the right temperature to begin extraction, making it one of the fastest espresso machines on the market. To make things even easier, the Essenza Mini has an integrated water reservoir which holds enough water to make 4 lungos. So, you don’t have to keep refilling the machine every time you want a coffee. There is also a drip tray to help keep things tidy, which can be removed to make room for taller latte glasses. This isn’t ideal as it can make a mess, but it is nice to have the option. The drip tray lasts for about 6 drinks before needing to be emptied too, which is impressive. Furthermore, there is a capsule container which collects empty capsules, integrated into the Nespresso Essenza Mini. This is an additional part to clean however, it is worth it for how much time you save by using capsules. All these parts are also removable, making them very easy to clean. Maintenance, in general, is easy with the Essenza Mini; it is a very easy-to-use coffee machine. All you need to do to clean the system is run a few lungos through without coffee.
Nespresso have even thought about the environmental impact of their espresso machines. Their capsules are recyclable, and you can even get special bags from Nespresso, which you then take to a Nespresso shop where they will recycle them for you. Lastly, the Essenza Mini has an auto-shutoff function when there have been more than 9 minutes of inactivity. This saves you money on your electricity bill as well as saving energy. You can even programme this to activate after up to 30 minutes if you prefer.
The Nespresso Essenza Mini is a fantastic solution for those of you looking for a fast, easy-to use coffee machine. Reaching temperature at the incredible speed of 25 seconds, the Essenza Mini will really come in handy for those morning rushes. Despite its simplicity and speed, you’ll still be drinking top-quality coffee with a taste that suits you. You won’t even need to spend much time maintaining it thanks to its removable parts and easy system cleaning.