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7.3 out of 10

Gaggia Brera

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Overall 8
8.0

Great machine

Becky in NOLA "Becky", Amazon
24 August 2013
  • Summary: Being passionate about espresso, I was thrilled when offered a chance to review the Gaggia Brera. When the Brera arrived on my doorstep I scared the UPS man by jumping up and down with excitement and practically grabbing the box from his hands. Unpacking the Brera I noticed two things immediately, that it was smaller than many of the superautomatic machines I had looked at previously, and the rather large, initially intimidating manual.
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Overall 8
8.0

Brera vs. Vienna. Brera works, but know it's place

...bill, Amazon
26 April 2013
  • Summary: Bought the Brera as an upgrade from a Saeco Vienna which I have used daily for about 5 years. Although, the Vienna is a "low end" super-auto-expresso machine with minimal extra features, it is a durable simple design and makes quite adequate expresso. I've made literally thousands of expresso's with the Vienna; it just works. I've worn out the grinder teeth again (easily repairable), but decided to try a different machine.
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Overall 8
8.0

my brera coffee machine

trev, Amazon
24 December 2012
  • Summary: I bought the brera approx 6 months ago, i am pleased with the machine.It delivers a proper cup of coffee everytime,youve obviosly got to find the right coffee and make sure you get the grind set corectly.I use Coopers coffee, its called lieu mio, set grind to finest,spot on.I cannot fault the coffee this machine delivers and the throffing wand works a treat.Sadly there are issues with the machine, build quality could of been better.I paid top wak for the machine and too...
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Overall 8
8.0

good machine, 2 a few ssues

Todd M, Amazon
14 December 2012
  • Summary: I've had this machine for over 2 years and love the way it makes shot. I think the best feature is that it grinds the beans right into the brew group. I bought this to replace my gaggia titanium, which I bought to replace my C1000. Very easy to use and maintain' looks good and is pretty quiet compared to the others I've owned. Issue 1 - the silver metal around the steam wand is a metallic film and is crinkling off the wand itself. Both a big deal.
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Overall 8
8.0

Great machine but for plastic safety valve

Neeraj Jain, Amazon
18 November 2012
  • Summary: I bought this machine from a specialist dealer. I find this machine excellent as to the ease of use and quality of espresso as well as frothing milk. It is very easy to use and the only effort it requires is to fill up the water tank and empty the waste bin. However after a year of use, this machine stopped working and ultimately it was diagnosed that a safety valve has broken. Turns out that this problem has plagued some other machines also.
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Overall 8
8.0
Value for money 8
8.0
Durability 8
8.0
Usability 10
10

So far, so good!!

HBer, Bestbuy
17 October 2012
  • Summary: I haven't had this machine for very long yet but I love it so far. Makes great espresso and lattes. Froths milk super-quick and is very easy to use.
  • Pros: easy to use, makes awesome lattes!
  • Cons: a little more money than I wanted to spend, water reservoir could be a little bigger
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Overall 8
8.0

best espresso, but minor problems

Neutralist, Amazon
8 January 2012
  • Summary: I bought the silver version about a year ago to replace an aging Capresso C1000. Unlike the burnt taste and warm espresso with the c1000, this unit produces excellent espresso in both taste and temperature. For your reference, I mostly use Giggia Intenso whole beans. However, there are some minor problems not related to the espresso produced. 1. After about 4 months of use (latte in the morning), the top silver plating of the frothing handle started to peel off.
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Overall 8
8.0

Solid choice for a Superautomatic: updated Dec, 2013

imaginetr, epinions.com
17 December 2011
  • Summary: Great daily machine. Easy to operate & adjust to tastes. Good features for drink options like one or multiple shots, strength etc. Nice size & look with good, clean lines.
  • Pros: Shot options, strength options, push button operation, Compact size, style.
  • Cons: Water/bean storage requring more frequent refill. Minor, nuisance cleaning spots. Nov 2012 update: brewing noise.
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Overall 8
8.0

Good coffe!

Maria Sullivan, Amazon
28 February 2014
  • Summary: This machine does make lovely coffe and cappuchino! Not too difficult to figure out how to work and doesn't take up too much space.
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Overall 8
8.0

Stylish, Easy to use & excellent coffee machine!

Sam Edmonds, Amazon
8 February 2014
  • Summary: I bought this machine for my hubby, as he loves good coffee and I wanted to purchase a quality unit that allowed you to grind whole beans, as most machines on the market these days a limited to the use of capsules only, which is not the same. If you want this, it does of course come at a premium but worth every penny. Slight issues with postage, as took a while to get to me from Italy but well worth the wait.
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