Buying Guide: Bialetti – Moka Express: Iconic Stovetop Espresso Maker
The Bialetti Moka Express is an iconic stovetop espresso maker that brings the authentic Italian coffee experience to your home. With its unique design and high-quality construction, it has been a favorite among coffee lovers since its invention in 1933. This buying guide will help you understand the key features and considerations when selecting the Bialetti Moka Express.
The Bialetti Moka Express comes in various sizes, measured in espresso cups. This particular model has a capacity of 18 cups or 27 ounces (810 ml). Consider your coffee consumption needs and the number of people you typically serve when choosing the right capacity for your Moka pot.
The Bialetti Moka Express is made of durable and heat-resistant aluminium, which ensures even heat distribution for optimal coffee extraction. The silver finish adds an elegant touch to your kitchen. Aluminum also makes the Moka pot lightweight and easy to handle.
The Moka Express is compatible with gas, electric, and induction stovetops. However, for induction stoves, you will need to use a Bialetti induction adapter plate, which is sold separately. Ensure that your stovetop is compatible with the Moka pot before making your purchase.
Usage and Brewing Process
Using the Bialetti Moka Express is simple and quick:
- Fill the boiler with water up to the safety valve.
- Add ground coffee into the coffee filter without pressing. Adjust the amount based on your desired coffee strength.
- Close the Moka pot securely.
- Place the Moka pot on your stovetop over medium heat.
- As soon as you hear the Moka Express start to gurgle, turn off the heat.
- Your rich and aromatic Italian espresso coffee is now ready to be enjoyed.
After each use, rinse the Bialetti Moka Express with clean water. Avoid using detergents, as they can affect the taste of the coffee. The Moka pot is not dishwasher safe and should be hand-washed to maintain its performance and longevity.
The Bialetti Moka Express is a classic espresso maker that brings the authentic Italian coffee experience to your home. With its durable construction, simple brewing process, and versatility across different stovetop types, it is a perfect addition to any coffee lover’s kitchen. Consider the capacity, material, compatibility, and usage guide outlined in this buying guide to select the ideal Bialetti Moka Express for your coffee brewing needs.
Price History for Bialetti - Moka Express: Iconic Stovetop Espresso Maker, Makes Real Italian Coffee, Moka Pot 18...
|Current Price||$76.34||December 1, 2023|
|Highest Price||$76.34||October 10, 2023|
|Lowest Price||$72.65||October 5, 2023|
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|$76.34||November 25, 2023|
|$73.29||November 17, 2023|
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