Bezzera Duo DE espresso machine with the LUCCA Atom 75 espresso grinder in white

Invest in home espresso and save over $1k per year.

Don’t have sticker shock. Home espresso is an investment that can save you thousands of dollars in the long run. Over five years, the coffee shop goer spends close to $8k, whereas the home barista spends closer to $3k. Save hundreds of dollars a year by making coffee at home.

Going out for coffee:
The average cost of a latte is $5, including a tip. That’s over $2k a year if you go every day. 

Making coffee at home:
On average, a home barista can make 15 drinks per gallon of milk and bag of coffee. With the average cost of a bag of coffee ($17) and a gallon of milk ($4.50), it costs about $550 to make espresso at home.

"That's $1.50 vs $6 per drink", lifestyle, from Clive Coffee

Factoring in the equipment.
With the average cost of a home espresso setup at around $3,000 (average machine cost = $2k and average grinder cost = $700), it’ll pay itself off in about two years.

The wide range of home espresso setups.

Rancilio Silvia and Baratza Sette 270 — $1,264
This is the most cost effective way to do coffee at home and still do it right. 

Rancilio Silvia Espresso Machine, Baratza Sette 270 Espresso Grinder, from Clive Coffee, The Economics of Home Espresso, article

La Marzocco GS3 and LUCCA Atom 75 — $9,500
This is the most money you could spend at Clive on equipment. Not a must. But you could.

LaMarzocco GS3 Espresso Machine, with LUCCA Atom 75 Espresso Grinder, from Clive Coffee

LUCCA A53 Mini and Eureka Specialita — $2894
Somewhere in between and our most popular setup.

LUCCA A53 Mini Espresso Machine, Eureka Specialita Espresso Grinder, from Clive Coffee, The Economics of Home Espresso, article
Calculate just how much home espresso can save you a year and check out Shop Pay to finance your equipment and split the cost into manageable monthly payments.
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