Up until now espresso has been something that you could blend and enjoy at home or the string of cafe at every street corner in many cities , but then Hong Kong-based Wacaco decide on a game changer that will potential change the way we enjoy coffee on the go.
Unlike all the other portable espresso units the Minipresso is hand-powered and non-electric maker that operates on a semi-automatic piston without the need for nitrous oxide cartridges is turning heads among outdoor enthusiasts everywhere. All it takes is a few pushes of the piston and a shot of espresso travels from the tips of your fingers to the palm of your hand, and your daily espresso is ready to be served. With a 6.95 inch tall, hand-operated body, users can control the quantity of extracted coffee. a few pumps on the semi-automatic piston and they can concoct smooth espresso full of flavor.
Along with these qualities, it weighs less than a pound, making it highly convenient for travel in places where espresso and possibly even electricity is hard to come by. Its tank holds 2.35oz of water and it comes with a built-in cup that screws on and off for convenient storage and use.once perfected, a built-in cup takes away the need for a mug. ‘minipresso’ is available with adapters for coffee grounds or caffitaly capsules. So whether you plan to go on hiking adventures, camping getaways or boating trips or simply staying in a hotel, Minipresso compactness makes it the ideal espresso machine to slide into your bag, backpack.
Delivery is expected in early 2015 and the item will retail for US$49 once the pre-order period is over but it is currently available for pre-order at a reduced price of $39 plus shipping fees, so grab yours at Wacao.