handpresso outdoor espresso set

By reading this Handpresso Outdoor Espresso Review you can learn a lot about the characteristics of this gadget. Coffee lovers will surely appreciate the set, because it contains all the items that are necessary for making a great coffee. Instead of the regular ground coffee, the set uses E.S.E espresso pods, but there is a Hybrid version, which offers you the possibility to use both. In order to make a coffee, the machine can be manually pumped until it reaches the pressure of 16 bar. Hot water is added and the espresso pod is inserted. There are 4 cups included, but they must be washed after every round.



Features of the Handpresso Outdoor Espresso Set

  • No Co2 cartridges required so there is no wastage and never run of out pressure
  • simple design for dependability and you never run out of pressure 
  • You can take it on an aeroplane.
  • This Outdoor Handpresso set is made of thermo-formed extreme vibration attenuation designed to withstand 50psi
  • Four light weight “espresso cups” which are great for travel and keep you espresso hot and two handpresso napkins
  • Thermal carafe allows you take your espresso anywhere at anytime
  • Uses ESE sized pods such as starbucks, illy, lavazza, gaggia etc.


Handpresso is a quality product and has a smooth, lever-delivered pressure, which is exactly the opposite of loud vibrating electronic pumps. The device also has  the ability to infuse the coffee prior to applying the pressure. You decide how much the water will be in contact with the coffee. The kit is strong even if it has a low enough weight to make you enjoy it and the coffee with cream that it makes is awesome.

It can be fun to look at the pressure building up on the gauge. The machine is eco-friendly and non-electrical. You can make premium quality coffee anywhere you go: fishing, camping, traveling, at home or in an office. The machine is light, well designed and not hard to use. You could make some other drinks with the shots from the espresso, such as latte or macchiato. The compact bag is very portable, protective and easy to use.


The water heating function, the color of the coffee and the cups are not the best you can find. Water is not maintained in the flask hot for a very long time. This means you will have a difficult time keeping the water hot until you get a good espresso shot. In the few seconds that are needed for pouring the water, its temperature can become too low for a good shot. This not a big inconvenient for regular coffee lovers, but for more experienced people, this can be a drawback. The price of the kit is another disadvantage and the Hybrid version is even more expensive.


Overall, the Handpresso Outdoor is solid and feels nice because of its light weight. Even if the water temperature is not maintained for long, you will surely be satisfied by the quality of coffee that is delivered. The flask and the cups have a decent appearance. For the best results when using the machine, you can pre-heat the bowl part, then screw-on cap with boiling water. You could put the device up to pressure prior to placing the water and the pod, as this will save some precious time. If you are a caffeine-obsessed individual, the Handpresso machine can be awesome to have, but you could have a few issues with the hot water if you are a coffee expert.


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