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GROSCHE Milano Burn Guard Fast-Heating Espresso Maker

Last updated: January 18, 2022


We looked at the top Stovetop Espresso Makers and dug through the reviews from some of the most popular review sites. Through this analysis, we've determined the best Stovetop Espresso Maker you should buy.

Product Details

In our analysis of 18 expert reviews, the GROSCHE Milano Burn Guard Fast-Heating Espresso Maker placed 8th when we looked at the top 9 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

The Milano Black is one of four styles in our line of popular Moka Pot stovetop espresso makers. Made of quality EN301 food grade aluminium, these premium espresso pots produce a rich and delicious cup of Italian coffee. This is the classic Italian coffee maker, with a modern design. The GROSCHE Milano also comes with a certified safety valve made in Italy, to give you the added security and know you are purchasing a quality product that’s built to last. GROSCHE Milano Black Stovetop Espresso Maker & Moka Pot The moka pot has been around for several decades. Originally an Italian coffee maker, it is now enjoyed around the world for the deep and rich tasting stovetop espresso that it makes. The Milano by GROSCHE has a modern twist on it, to add some style into your stovetop espresso brewing. How to use the GROSCHE Milano Stovetop Espresso Maker Step One Simply fill the bottom chamber with water up to the bottom of the safety valve Step Two Fill the funnel with fine ground coffee (don’t tamp or compress it) Step Three Assemble pieces and place on stovetop on low flame (See compatible stovetops below) Step Four The espresso maker will gurgle as the coffee is brewed. When its stopped gurgling, turn off the flame. Your Italian style Moka coffee is ready! Soft-Touch Burn Guard Handle The Milano we have designed has a large rubber coated handle with a burn guard for your fingers, to help protect you. The handle has a soft touch rubber finish, and sits away from the body to reduce heat transmission. Burn Guard Handle Silicone Seal Safety Valve 3 Sizes Available Easy to use on multiple stovetops A moka pot is very easy to use. It is easy to keep for home and office. When washing it, always wash by hand and never place in a dishwasher. The aluminum will naturally tarnish in a dishwasher and spoil its finish. GROSCHE is a Social Enterprise and a B (Benefit) Corporation on a mission to address the safe water crisis faced by nearly 800 million people around the world. For every product sold, GROSCHE provides access to 50+ days of safe drinking water for people in need through its Safe Water Project. This has helped communities around the world, including in the Philippines, Malawi, Pakistan, South Sudan, India, and Uganda.

Expert Reviews


What reviewers liked

GROSCHE's stovetop espresso pot has a heavy-duty extended handle made with heat-resistant rubber-coated plastic and sits away from your heat source so it won't melt on gas stoves. Through the Safe Water Project, Grosche will provide 50+ days of safe drinking water for people in need for every product sold.
This beautifully designed pot from Canadian manufacturer GROSCHE comes in four unique colors. The Milano pot comes in 3, 6 and 9-cup sizes and works well on all gas and electric stovetops. It also has an Italian safety valve to keep pressure from building to a dangerous level.
This stovetop espresso machine is something different: it features a sturdy but soft-touch rubber-coated heat-resistant plastic handle that adds a bit of non-standard look to the pot but also serves as burn guard for your fingers. There are three sizes available from 3 cups to as many as 9.

What reviewers didn't like

The unhappy testers said the rubber handle began to melt after a while, the pot leaked, or that the machine came rusty.
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