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Astra Espresso - Other - Joel Cohen's Review
Posted: September 15, 2013, 8:31pm
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Astra Espresso - Other
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Arrow The Astra Espresso - Other has 3 Reviews
Arrow The Astra Espresso - Other has been rated 7.53 overall by our member reviewers
Arrow This product has been in our review database since February 23, 2002.
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Ratings and Stats Overall Rating: 4.6
Product Reviewed: Argento
Manufacturer: Astra Quality: 4
Average Price: Varies Usability: 4
Price Paid: $2,000.00 Cost vs. Value 4
Where Bought: Privet Aesthetics 7
Owned for: 2 months Overall 4
Writer's Expertise: Professional Would Buy Again: No
Similar Items Owned: laCimbali, Dalla Corte, Weba
Bottom Line: Not for the  operator that wants better than average espresso
Positive Product Points

Strong frame and quility parts

Negative Product Points

Old world technology with no Pre infusion. Brew heads get hot when not in consistent use
Can burn coffee in hands of a non Profesional

Steam quility is ok  

Better off with spending more $ to  get an Astoria Gloria only single boiler model from Astoria with Pre-infusion

Detailed Commentary

this is is an ok espresso machine, built well with good parts has old world basic technology from Italy
there are Better selections available in today's market to select from.
easy to get parts for from many Astoria distributers nation wide or Astoria in North Carolina
has been around for a number of years, It  has been a stable machine for Astoria for years, replaced by the Perlia more modern look with same  basic old technologies.

Look at Astoria sister company Waga if you want E 61 brew groups in all Wega models.
For generally less money.

Buying Experience

Good

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