Mini Espresso Maker!? For on the go espresso (How is the MiniPresso GR different from the AeroPress?)

So, I'm over on Amazon this morning looking for nothing in particular - just procrastinating starting on some of the tasks waiting for me today. At the bottom of a page I see a tiny image that catches my eye and whoa - looks like it's a single 'on the go' espresso maker. And, from the reviews, it seems people like it. Really like it.

Of course I had share on It's Just the Coffee Talking.

The MiniPresso GR Espresso Maker

Minipresso GR is the perfect portable espresso machine. Compact, lightweight and versatile, you may use any variety of coffee bean/roast, which will give you more flexibility in trying new flavors. Grinding your own beans will give you more control over your coffee preparation, resulting in a quality espresso shot that will please even the most sophisticated coffee aficionado. 

Minipresso GR is your best choice to enjoy up to a 50 ml of authentic espresso at home, in the office and on the go

From the manufacturer

Minipresso GR is simple and intuitive to operate. 
  • Add ground coffee to the filter basket with the help of the integrated scoop. 
  • Apply slight pressure to level the grind. 
  • Add hot water into the water tank. 
  • Finally unlock from its travel position the piston and pump a few strokes to pressurize and extract perfect espresso with generous crema.

How is this different from the aeropress?

The Aeropress pours a cup of coffee,through a paper filter, where as the Minipresso pours a single shot espresso.

Minipresso pumps hot water to 116psi/8bar pressure. Our compact size is a key feature. If you are looking a full cup of coffee the Aero is a great product. If you are looking for a quality shot of espresso, anywhere on the go, that is what the MP is made for. If you want both a cup of coffee and espresso, you wouldnt be the first to own both machines.

I own and use both. The Minipresso does one thing and does it very well: It makes a single short shot of espresso at a time. The Aeropress is a bit more versatile, in that it allows the user to vary how much coffee and water are used, but the Aeropress doesn't really make espresso. It makes a very good cup of pressed c… see more

I agree with Portable Espresso seller. I own both. The aeropress makes a fabulous cup of coffee, but does not make espresso. This makes a proper shot of espresso.

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