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The Little Guy Home Barista Kit

alaTest has collected and analyzed 119 reviews of The Little Guy Home Barista Kit. 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. People really like the maintenance and durability. The price and usability are also appreciated, but there are some negative views about the capacity.

design, usability, price, durability, maintenance


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Coffee & Espresso Makers the The Little Guy Home Barista Kit is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: Gerry M (

Beautiful and portable


I have had my Little Guy for over two year. Without fail it has provided excellent coffee. I love the fact there is a little art involved in achieving the perfect cup. But in the end it is very easy. Last year it travelled with me for ten months around...

Mar, 2017

Consumer review by: Lisa NP (

The best espresso maker - practical and easy to use


We love our Little Guy and haven't stopped using it since Christmas. It's so easy to use with little cleaning needed. You can tell it's sturdy and well made and just love the look. We buy pre ground beans and the espresso is perfect with a great crema....

Mar, 2017

Consumer review by: Alf (

Great coffee, great design and great customer service!


ur holiday in Australia and brought it back as a souvenir to Vienna, Europe. When we needed some help with our machine, we contacted the company by email and immediately got a response directly from Craig Hiron, the owner and founder himself! He...

Mar, 2017

Consumer review by: Jake (

The Little Guy has made my morning coffee ritual rather special! Love it!


when it comes to coffee gear. After reading countless reviews and doing my research, I decided to go with The Little Guy. It is easy to use, easy to clean, looks great and most importantly gives me a level of control over how I make the perfect cup....

Mar, 2017

Consumer review by: Peter (



I have had my Little Guy for 2 years, I continue to have a love affair with what is the worlds sexiest coffee machine on a daily basis. With a bit of perfecting things and finding ther perfect coffee blend and milk, i can now make coffee better than...

Feb, 2017

Consumer review by: Marchell. (

I Love My Otto?Little Guy!


lled it out on a cafe barista, and out coffeed them.If I could take it over seas I would, but the weight is a bit much, but... I know when I come home, The best coffee will be waiting for me! It is better than most cafes in terms of taste, especially...

Feb, 2017

Consumer review by: Alex (

Unreal bit of gear


k to someone in the know. Getting the right grind size and quantity and tamping pressure is the difference between an OK cup and a great cup. Reviewers on here who slag TLG are probably not getting the right inputs (crap coffee, big grinds, old and...

Feb, 2017

Consumer review by: Christa (

We love our Little Guy!


ought the Little Guy, we've had one faulty induction cooker (replaced immediately without charge) and a seal break ($6 replacement part). See, the great thing about this product is the lack of moving parts and cheap buttons that break and render the...

Jan, 2017

Consumer review by: Eddie P (

Pure selfish indulgence clad in stainless steel


Before doing anything else, read the instructions and study the tutorials. The Little Guy rewards those that put the effort in with an espresso coffee bursting with a synergy of purity, intensity and class. Something this good unfortunately takes time...

Dec, 2016

Consumer review by: baxter (

In our top five favourite household items


The resulting coffee tastes great — better than most of the cafes within walking distance from home (except for one). We have used it pretty much every moirning since we got it. Once you get used to the routine which is very basic (easy after the first...

Nov, 2016