Category Archives: Product reviews

Keurig K425 vs Keurig K525: Roasty's 2020 Product Reviews

keurig k425 vs k525

Keurig is a well-known manufacturer of convenience-focused coffee machines. If I’ve not convinced you that grinding your own beans, and using a better brewing method is worth the extra time it takes, then I’ve failed you as a coffee blogger… That said, Keurig makes a ton of machines and if you’re jumping on the K-cup […]

Cuisinart DBM 8 Review: Perfection and Delight in Every Drip

Cuisinart DBM-8 Supreme Grind Automatic Burr Mill

Does your coffee seem to have inconsistencies in aromas and flavors? Well, you don’t have to worry about that any more thanks to the Cuisinart DBM 8. With an elegant brushed stainless steel look and 18 grinding levels for your coffee beans, the coffee grinder is ideal if you are a casual coffee lover looking […]

Rok Espresso GC Review: Espresso Powered By You

ROK EspressoGC

Manual espresso makers are somewhat uncommon, and for good reasons, they tend to produce an inconsistent product, and for many, their only feasible purpose is for when you’re traveling. However, despite this inconsistency, the Espresso GC’s simple mechanisms and high-quality build (and product) might just change that for some people. What could possibly make a […]

De'Longhi EC702 Review 2020: Entry-Level Espresso Machine Scene

Delonghi EC702

Sometimes the world of specialty coffee, particularly espresso, can be a little intimidating. But it doesn’t have to be! With machines like the De’Longhi EC702 even complete beginners can tap into the excitement of espresso and specialty brewing. So should you start your espresso journey with the EC702? Read on for a full, in-depth review […]

Illy vs Lavazza: What's the Best Italian Coffee Brand?: The Definitive Italian Coffee Brand Showdown

Illy vs Lavazza

So, most coffee fans will have heard of two Italian brands; Illy and Lavazza. At first glance, you might think that these two coffees are much the same. But wait! There are subtle (and not so subtle) differences that you should be aware of before you buy. Illy Overview Illy was founded in 1933 in Italy […]

Nespresso Pixie Review: A Little Magic for Espresso Lovers

Nespresso Pixie Original Espresso Machine by Breville, Titan

Tired of spending an arm and a leg at pricey coffee shops just to get a decent cup of espresso? Nespresso’s Pixie Espresso Machine might be the answer for your next caffeine craving. It’s small enough to fit on your work desk, but don’t let the size fool you, this machine can make one strong […]