Bottomless or “naked” portafilters are extremely useful tools for perfecting espresso, and, they are beautiful to look at. However, like many espresso accessories, they have never been widely available for the 54mm range of Breville espressso machines such as the Barista Expresso and Barista Pro.
FINALLY someone has solved that problem. This 54mm bottomless portafilter has been specifically designed for these 54mm Breville espresso machines.
The portafilter uses the stock filter basket that came with your Breville machine, and converts it easily into a beautifully finished, wood handled, bottomless portafilter. Bottomless portafilters are useful for 2 key reasons:
A bottomless portafilter allows you to see exactly what is going on with your shot as it progresses. With a traditional spouted portafilter, all of this information is covered up! This can be an advantage when dialing in, or when trying to address issues with shot consistency. We’ve laid out some common issues below: