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Breville BES980XL Oracle Espresso Machine Review

Breville BES980XL Oracle Espresso Machine Review

The Breville BES980XL Oracle Espresso Machine is an excellent espresso maker that is supported by an integrated Conical Burr Grinder, Stainless Steel Dual Boilers, Triple Heating System, a Heat Exchanger, Over-Pressure Valve, and Electronic PID Control. It has a Programmable shot duration/volume, pre-infusion duration and water temperature for different coffee origins and flavor profiles. It features an adjustable grind size and tamp force to deliver a precise dose every time. It is the right espresso maker for every barista, it has a Hands-free milk texturing with automatic purge and adjustable milk temperature between 130̊F - 150̊F, as well as adjustable milk texture from “Latte” to “Capp” style to support different brands and types of milk. Automatically grinds, doses & tamps the required amount of coffee for mess free, barista-quality espresso. 

Try a simple Iced Latte on this machine and you will be amazed – Combine a double shot espresso with your choice of milk, cream, or syrup into a tall glass. Stir it well and then top it off with ice for a refreshing café style beverage. Or, get fancy with an Affogato – Pull a shot of double espresso into a short glass and add a scoop of ice cream or gelato to experience a delicious dessert featuring hot and cold temperatures. For cappuccino, the signature of a great cup of Cappuccino is the perfectly creamy texture of the frothed milk. The Oracle will texture the milk to the desired amount of micro-foam and temperature of your choice. Try a delicious cup of Cappuccino – Pull a single shot of espresso into a ceramic cup, then swirl in perfectly frothed Cappuccino styled milk. Garnish with chocolate powder and enjoy.

Breville BES980XL

The Oracle One Touch Americano feature will automatically extract a double espresso, and combine the right amount of hot water from your choice of strength and S/M/L cup size. It is the perfect beverage for those who like brewed coffee. Just like the best coffee shops, this setting creates a balanced, aromatic cup of black coffee for you. A classic Latte is an espresso shot well incorporated with the right amount of steamed milk. For a classic Latte – Extract a single or double shot of espresso into a short glass. Begin texturing milk to the desired temperature with The Oracle automatic frothing technology. Swirl the textured milk within the stainless steel milk jug and then pour steamed milk into the center of the espresso shot.

Breville BES980XL Oracle Espresso Machine Review
Pros
  • It can be easily descaled by user
  • It is easy to handle and use
  • It is easy to clean and maintain
  • It is dishwasher safe
  • It delivers water into the cup directly after extraction
  • It features programmable hands-free milk texturing with automatic purge
  • It boilers are made of stainless steel, thus strong and durable
  • It makes minimal noise during operation
Cons
  • The price is on the high side
  • It sometimes doesn’t reach the standby temperature