Updated 18 May 2017

Breville

Nespresso Umilk BEC300MW

Snapshot: The Breville Nespresso Umilk BEC300MW is a capsule espresso machine with automatic turn-off function but no cup warmer. Can it make a good coffee?

Nespresso Umilk BEC300MW
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$380

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Test results

Overall score
63
Taste
?/10
Ease of use
?/10
Milk-frothing
?/10
Temperature consistency
?/10

Good points

  • OK taste.
  • Very easy to use.
  • OK temperature consistency.
  • Excellent controls.
  • Automatic turn-off.
  • Programmable coffee quantity.
  • Fits large cups.

But

  • Just OK milk frothing.
  • No cup-warming plate.
  • No standby mode.

How we test

Overall score includes:

Taste (60%): We assessed crema colour and thickness as well as the coffee's aroma, flavour, mouth-feel and aftertaste.
Ease of use (20%): Based on convenience of water container and filter, controls, exterior cleaning and operating the unit.
Milk frothing (15%): Evaluated froth quality and ease of using the frothing mechanism.
Temperature consistency (5%): Assessed consistency of temperature across 4 cups of coffee.

Key data

Model

Type
Capsule
Avg price
$380

Specifications

Heater
Thermoblock
Heat-up time (min:sec)
0:30
H x W x D (cm)
24 x 22 x 36
Weight (kg)
3.5

Features

Automatic turn-off
Cup warmer
×
Coffee-strength settings
-
Programmable coffee quantity
Milk frothing
-
Digital display
×

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Notes
Tested using Nespresso Roma capsules.

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