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Bialetti 06988 Brikka Stovetop Percolator Aluminum 4-Cup

 with Dual Chamber Design and Transparent Lid

with Dual Chamber Design and Transparent Lid

The Bialetti 06988 4-cup stovetop percolator is created in a unique 8-sided design that makes it an excellent device to have around the house. Created mainly from aluminum, the model has a dual chamber design that makes brewing fast and easy every time. It features a transparent lid for better visual access to your coffee as well as an easy to grip handle. Sleek and stylish, this Bialetti model is made to last and can offer good-tasting coffee with each brew.


Interior Features
  • It serves up to four cups of two-ounce espresso. It also makes crema for a well rounded espresso cup.
  • It ensures fast and easy brewing, thanks to the dual chamber design and pressurizing feature. It keeps coffee and espresso-based drinks warm enough.

    Exterior Features

  • The unique octagon shape makes it a great-looking appliance to have around the house. The aluminum finish adds to its heavy-duty design and elegant, sleek design.
  • The transparent lid makes it easy to the view current brewing status without having to take off the lid. This percolator also fits well on most stovetops with its sturdy base.
  • Thoroughly made from aluminum, it allows for both sense and style. The aluminum filter is made to last for a long time.

    Dimension Specifications

    Depth: 7 inches
    Height: 8 inches
    Width: 4 inches
    Total volume or number of cups: 4 cups, 2 ounce each

    Advantages

    The sleek design makes it an excellent addition to any kitchen. Unlike other Bialetti percolators, it comes in a unique shape. Using the model is fast and easy, perfect for the early morning rush. High quality coffee is served each time, with flavorful crema.

    This percolator has the basic features that make it easy to use. The status of the brewing coffee can be easily determined with the help of the transparent lid. The handle is conveniently located away from the body, keeping it cool and safe to hold for users. Storage is easy, thanks to its compact size.Cleaning is very easy and takes only minutes of your time.

    A pressuring feature combined with the the dual chamber design allows for fast and easy brewing time. The model is less expensive compared to other stovetop percolators from other brands.

    Disadvantages

    The lid doesn't screw on properly, allowing for occasional messy drips. Too finely grounded coffee usually get stuck in the chambers, causing malfunction. The handle, though it stays cool, is not that durable and may break off easily, as reported by some users. This percolator requires hand wash and may not be cleaned using a dishwasher, which can be inconvenient for some. The type of aluminum used for the device leaves scruff marks on the counter, according to some users.

    Pros

  • very easy to use
  • ideal for small households
  • makes good coffee
  • fast brewing
  • stylish and compact design
  • durable
  • transparent lid
  • creates great crema
  • spout doesn't dribble
  • very easy to clean
  • convenient handle design
  • less expensive

    Cons

  • drips occasionally
  • high maintenance
  • leaves scuff marks
  • not ideal for finely grounded coffee
  • not dishwasher-friendly

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