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Posted Mon Feb 18, 2008, 8:24am
Subject: Briel ES33 with "Quick Froth Cappuccino" device: How does it work?
 

I have an old Briel ES33 espresso machine. It works pretty well for making a straight shot of espresso in spite of the wierd crema junk built into the filter basket. The machine is about twelve years old.

My question concerns the attached  "Quick Froth Cappuccino" device which has a sump with plastic tubes, two knurled little white knobs, a quarter dollar sized white thingamagig, a slot in the cover above a Phillips screw and a bottom outlet which discharges steam in cahoots with the steam controls on the main machine. I haven't a clue how this is supposed to be used. If it is supposed to have milk put into it, I'd be surprised because it would be almost impossible to clean afterwards. Does anyone know how this is supposed to work?
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Posted Mon Feb 18, 2008, 9:34am
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I'm not familiar wih that exact device, but my Saeco came with a similar attachment.

You attach the device to the steam tube and put the long flexible tube into your milk (if you have more than one, I'm not sure what's up with that). When you open the steam valve, the flow of steam creates a suction that sucks the milk up unto the quarter-sized thingamabob where it whirls around and gets frothed. The frothed milk then comes out the hole in underneath. the knurled knob somehow controls the amount of air that gets in to control how foamy your milk comes out.

It is a bit of a pain to clean, but not too bad.
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