Review Date - 07/12/2013
Great machine while it worked. The first week, espresso was great. Then the temperature/pressure dropped. Finally after 2 weeks of useage, the controller died and the temperature went from brew to warm - no steam.
My machine broke after less than 2 weeks of usage. The temperature and pressure were too low out of the box. Finally after 2 weeks, the controller quit and the temperature never go ... read more
Review Date - 07/26/2013
Prior to this machine I owned the Rocket Cellini V2. The Evoluzione is about $400 more expensive, but it's worth the difference.
The Rocket Professional is a good machine. It looks identical to the Evoluzione, except the Evoluzione uses black gauges instead of white. Both have a drip tray that needs emptying about every 3 or 4 espressos. It's too small, but this is a non-commercial machine, ... read more
Review Date - 01/14/2014
After several months of research, both on Whole Latte Love and online I settled on this machine. This is an upgrade for me from the Gaggia New Baby that I have used every day for the past year. I thought that the espresso that I made on the Gaggia was good ... but no comparison to what this machine puts out. My shots are more consistant with great crema. I have a local roaster (Tree City Coffee Ro ... read more
Review Date - 04/24/2014
I used a Rancilio S24 for a decade. It was a great and reliable machine, but I eventually wanted to step up and bought an Alex Duetto II. When the Alex worked, it was good but not great. But it rarely worked. After two years and multiple services, I gave up on a machine that had multiple leaks and produced terrible wet steam. I was looking at the Rocket R58 V2, but an espresso machine tech to ... read more
Review Date - 11/15/2014
Having used my Profitec Pro 500 for two weeks, I am delighted with my choice. The machine delivers excellent espresso and steams milk in seconds. Warm up time is a very quick 7-10 minutes. The build quality appears to be excellent and the price compares very favorably to its competitors. ... read more