Latte artists, meet your dream machine. Seattle’s Slayer Espresso has released a new espresso machine that promises to revolutionize how baristas prepare milk beverages. The new Slayer Steam uses proprietary patent-pending technology to create milk that is reportedly sweeter with an improved texture. …
We’ve been in love with Slayer for some time. Our first post at The Compass featured Sunergos Coffee’s downtown espresso-focused concept shop, which boasts the first Slayer ever installed in Kentucky. Photographer Brian Moats’s snapshots of Barista Parlor’s machine made us feel strangely patriotic (perhaps because Slayer espresso machines are designed and built in the USA). And Slayer’s recently released single group machine had us wishing the limit on our credit card was slightly higher. Given our long time crush, we couldn’t be anymore giddy to welcome Slayer to our growing list of sponsors. To commemorate this momentous occasion (for us anyway), we’ve curated a list of our favorite customized Slayer espresso machines….
Generally speaking, making espresso at home is a bad idea. Even the cheapest equipment is expensive (and probably not worth buying), and unless you have a reverse osmosis filtration system, water quality will be a problem.
That being said, these new single group Slayer Espresso machines will make you throw all caution to the wind, sell your car, take out a second mortgage, open a catering company, or simply do whatever it takes to get one….