Portafilter

Please find below a series of detailed Portafilter guides, sizing charts, cleaning and maintenance tips.

In case you haven’t heard of them before, or would like to learn more, we definitely recommend reading up on bottomless portafilters because they can transform your barista skills!

5 Best Portafilter Stands (Spouted + Bottomless)

5 Best Portafilter Stands (Spouted + Bottomless)

Searching for the Best Portafilter Stand? Here's our top 5 tamping stations for bottomless and spouted portafilters. Read our honest reviews and buying guide now.

Portafilter Ultimate Guide: 20 Things You Need To Know About Portafilters

Portafilter Ultimate Guide: 20 Things You Need To Know About Portafilters

A Portafilter is where the magic happens! Read our Ultimate Guide to Portafilters and discover everything you need to know about this espresso machine component.

Breville 54mm Portafilter

Breville 54mm Portafilter

The Breville 54mm portafilter is a must-have for any home barista looking to improve their coffee making skills. Watch the coffee extraction with a bottomless portafilter.

La Marzocco Bottomless Portafilter (2022)

La Marzocco Bottomless Portafilter (2022)

The La Marzocco Bottomless Portafilter is a great addition to your home barista equipment. It will help you improve your dosing and tamping skills, while enjoying..

La Marzocco Portafilter Review 2022

La Marzocco Portafilter Review 2022

The spouted La Marzocco portafilter is an excellent replacement for your La Marzocco machine. Made from stainless steel this high quality component will last for years.

Gaggia Portafilter – Bottomless (Naked) Portafilter

Gaggia Portafilter – Bottomless (Naked) Portafilter

This bottomless Gaggia portafilter is a must have! It helps improve your tamping skills while offering a thicker crema which is the dream of every home barista.

What Is a Pressurized Portafilter?

What Is a Pressurized Portafilter?

Today I’ll explain "what is a pressurized portafilter" and everything about this ingenious tool. How does it work? What makes it unique? And why is it the best option for beginners?

What Is a Bottomless Portafilter?

What Is a Bottomless Portafilter?

What is a bottomless portafilter? It's a normal portafilter, minus the bottom and spout so you can see espresso dripping from the basket directly into your cup.

Portafilter Size Chart [And BONUS Tamper Sizing Guide!]

Portafilter Size Chart [And BONUS Tamper Sizing Guide!]

Looking for a portafilter size chart today? Here's our guide to help you determine the required portafilter (and tamper) sizes by using charts or measurements.

Portafilter Basket Types Explained – The Complete Guide

Portafilter Basket Types Explained – The Complete Guide

Read our full guide explaining portafilter basket types and how you can tell them apart. Choosing the right size and shape of your filter basket isn’t enough...

How to Measure Portafilter Size

How to Measure Portafilter Size

How to measure portafilter size? Follow our guide now and easily measure your portafilter size using a caliper, steel measuring tape or portafilter sizing chart.

How to Clean Portafilter Between Shots

How to Clean Portafilter Between Shots

How to clean portafilter between shots? Follow our 10 step guide to ensure your portafilter is kept clean & ready to deliver the perfect espresso shot every time

Bottomless Portafilter vs. Regular: Which Is Better and Why?

Bottomless Portafilter vs. Regular: Which Is Better and Why?

Bottomless Portafilter vs. Regular? A bottomless portafilter will help you analyze your technique but can be quite messy whereas a regular portafilter is tidier.