Anybody recommend a good-looking and good-working hot water tower or something for americanos? I'm currently using a small boiler plumbed into a tap on the counter but it doesn't hold enough volume. I need something plumbed-in that can almost boil and that can hold 4 litres (1 gallon) minimum. It has to be good-looking enough to be on the counter! At least as beautiful as thick, caramelly crema!

Thanks for your ideas.

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Comment by Stickman on January 18, 2008 at 5:48pm
Right. I think I remember you saying that Newco was a family friend or something...I'll check out their small towers.
Comment by J.P. Oughtred on January 18, 2008 at 11:21am
Its made by newco try to google newco coffee equipment. It's nice! Good luck. If there is something else you want I have some pretty good connections in the equipment side so let me know I can get pretty much anything at a great rate.
Comment by Stickman on January 17, 2008 at 8:35pm
JP, let me know what model and I'll look at it on line while you're away. Enjoy the trip. Say hi to Costa Rica for all of us.
Comment by J.P. Oughtred on January 17, 2008 at 3:53pm
they are about $800 including shipping, digital heat sensor with adjustable temp settings just talked to him its nice with a 2 gallon tank. One year parts warrenty on it as well. let me know?
Comment by J.P. Oughtred on January 17, 2008 at 3:43pm
I can get one through one of my equip distributers at a good price and its adjustable on the outside on the tank. Its a pretty nice unit I leave tomorrow for Costa Rica to tour farms and mills should be sweet! I can call my rep if you give me a shout in the morning. Hacienda La minita here I come, so pumped!!
Comment by Stickman on December 20, 2007 at 6:36pm
Thanks to both of you. The Fetco is pretty nice but 5 gallons is a bit big. I don't think I have space on the counter for that...Maybe. The Bunn is an option I've considered but I had hoped for something a little more post-modern, if you know what I mean.
Comment by Spencer on December 20, 2007 at 5:11am
You may want to consider the ugly institutional looking Bunn hot water tap, then purchase a pumpskin to wrap it in a design or your company logo.
Comment by Keith Fitzgerald on December 19, 2007 at 10:40pm
woh sorry that was a long link. gotta figure out this hyperlink thingy
Comment by Keith Fitzgerald on December 19, 2007 at 10:35pm
we use these fetcos at Ritual http://www.google.com/product_url?q=http://www.suitesupply.com/hwb-5.fet-hwb5.01.htm&fr=AAPWHRxmtkxN1aaeg6Ly7R649-fphpYN4B1HoCuSrtHkAAAAAAAAAAA&gl=us&hl=en&sa=title

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