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Bialetti Moka Express

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1278 reviews of Bialetti Moka Express. The average rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Coffee & Espresso Makers for all reviews. Comments about the performance and maintenance are overall positive. The price and durability are also appreciated. Many are critical about the reliability. Reviews are divided on the capacity.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Coffee & Espresso Makers the Bialetti Moka Express is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Bialetti Moka Express

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 186 user reviews of Bialetti Moka Express from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Coffee & Espresso Makers on Amazon.co.uk. Comments about the performance and price are generally positive. The maintenance and durability also get good feedback, whereas comments are divided on the reliability. There are some critical opinions about the capacity and size.

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92% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Bialetti Moka Express 2 Cup Espresso MakerBialetti Moka Express 2 Cup Espresso Maker

Dec, 2016

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Bialetti Moka Express

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 550 user reviews of Bialetti Moka Express from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Coffee & Espresso Makers on Amazon.com. Opinions about the performance and maintenance are overall positive. The price and durability also get good reviews. The capacity and noise get mixed comments, and many are critical about the reliability.

usability, durability, price, maintenance, performance

reliability

89% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Bialetti 6801 Moka Express 9-Cup Stovetop Espresso MakerBialetti 6801 Moka Express 9-Cup Stovetop Espresso Maker

Dec, 2016

Consumer review by: UK Guest (reviewstop.co.uk)

Traditional Espresso - but more convenient

 

We loved our traditional shape electric espresso jug - but I killed it by running it without water - had a senior moment! (so we a...

Dec, 2003

Consumer review by: pertita (productreview.com.au)

simple and the best.

 

Foolproof, I have been to that many homes in Italy Bialetti everywhere,I got my first Bialetti in 1967, and currently own 3 different sizes.Just find the coffee you like, and presto perfect coffee short black, or, latte, or even cappuccino.Perfect...

Jun, 2012

Consumer review by: toni_nakama (productreview.com.au)

Excellent

 

I love the simplicity of this classic Italian coffee machine. The simple style, design and elegant finish of this coffee machine makes it a beautiful piece of art in my stove top or kitchen counter. It is also practical than using an electrical one if...

There's nothing I dislike about this product. People who prefer electrical coffee machine might dislike this product, not me.

Aug, 2011

Consumer review by: Matthew C (coffeegeek.com)

CoffeeGeek - Bialetti Moka Express - All Sizes - Matthew C's Review

 

I love this little guy, I start everyday with a brew. (okay nearly, on the rougher ones it might be my french press instead) Is it perfect to the $8 store bought, of course not. But for the price and enjoyment it come right close. I've even started to...

Simple and easy to use, easy to clean. Its a clean nice piece of kitchenware

vague instructions, incomplete details. Does not tell you how much water to use, only to refer to a non-existent marking inside the chamber. It does stay quite hot after using

Jul, 2011

Consumer review by: Bob Pasternak (coffeegeek.com)

CoffeeGeek - Bialetti Moka Express - All Sizes - Bob Pasternak's Review

 

At first I didn't really notice the metallic taste in the coffee. But now that I notice it I realize it's always been there.

Very fast. Makes 2 cups in 2 1/2 minutes ; Jaunty octagonal design not bad for inexpensive coffee pot

Overwhelming taste of metal ; This pot is aluminum. I just bought a stainless steel Bialetti Venus. But the stainless pot ; has the same metallic taste ; The gas flame on my stove is wider than the pot. To avoid burning or melting the handle I can only...

Jun, 2011

Consumer review by: Rogerpaul Leon (coffeegeek.com)

CoffeeGeek - Bialetti Moka Express - All Sizes - Rogerpaul Leon's Review

 

I live in Paris.

Makes wonderfully strong coffee, if you are careful on how you use it. There are many sites on the internet that give you instructions that will help you make a perfect cup of coffee

I cant think of any right now, but don't expect to make espresso in this, if that is what you are looking for. This makes a really strong cup of Moka pot coffee, which I would argue is a completely different experience. However, the coffee it makes is...

Apr, 2011

Consumer review by: toni_nakama (productreview.com.au)

Excellent

 

I know very well how to use this machine because my in-laws are Italian. I am very familiar with it regardless of its size. I have a collection of this in five different sizes. I know the right amount of coffee and the trick to make the best espresso...

I love the simplicity of this classic Italian coffee machine. The simple style, design and elegant finish of this coffee machine makes it a beautiful piece of art in my stove top or kitchen counter. It is also practical than using an electrical one if...

There's nothing I dislike about this product. People who prefer electrical coffee machine might dislike this product, not me.

Mar, 2011

Consumer review by: Chris Smith (coffeegeek.com)

CoffeeGeek - Bialetti Moka Express - All Sizes - Chris Smith's Review

 

Not much to say about this fine piece of Italian equipment other than that I am glad my Italian girlfriend introduced me to it. When getting into espresso she showed me how they used these little gems in Italy. Realistically most people can not afford...

I find that for the price it definitely makes a better cup of coffee better than most low end espresso machines that I have come across

No crema , but I can live with no crema if I can save hundreds of dollars

Apr, 2010

Consumer review by: Andre Vieira (coffeegeek.com)

CoffeeGeek - Bialetti Moka Express - All Sizes - Andre Vieira's Review

 

Some History:

Aesthetically beautiful ; Strong, balanced coffee ; Very easy to use ; Easy to clean-up ; Cheap ; The more you use it, the better the coffee will taste ; Amazing choice for someone who travels a lot and likes to have good coffee regularly ; For those...

It's a little bit uncool to clean it every time you brew it. Personally I just rinse it under water (I dislike removing the coffee oils attached to the Moka's walls) ; The first couple of brews have a metallized flavour. Pour them in the sink. (Waste...

Jan, 2009

Consumer review by: Paula Campbell (coffeegeek.com)

CoffeeGeek - Bialetti Moka Express - All Sizes - Paula Campbell's Review

 

There are two coffee brewing methods every coffee drinker should consider obtaining. A French Press and a Moka Pot. Both make excellent coffee and are fairly inexpensive.

Easy to use. Perfect coffee every time and not too difficult to clean up. Makes excellent coffee

There is a small learning curve to getting the best results from your Moka Pot

Oct, 2007
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Product Specifications

Design

Built-in Display: No
Case design:Freestanding
Colour of product:Aluminium, Wood / Black / Black, Silver
Housing material:Aluminium
Product Type:Drip coffee maker / Pod coffee machine / Turkish coffee maker

Ergonomics

Detachable swing filter: Yes
Dishwasher-proof parts: Yes

Features

Grinder Included: No
Hot Water Availability: No
Removable Drip Tray: No

Other features

Type:Coffee

Performance

Built-in grinder: No
Capacity in cups:3 / 6
Coffee input type:Coffee pod, Ground coffee / Ground coffee
Coffee maker type:Manual
Mocha making: Yes
Types of drink:Mocha

Product properties

Drip stop system: No
Filter: No
Miscellaneous:Produces a rich espresso by the steam-infusion process &

Type

Cappucino: No
Espresso: Yes
Integrated machine: No
Milk Frother: No
Percolator: No

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:10.2
Height :17.5
Width:14.4