We’ve owned an Italian moka pot for years. We started off with the 6-cup version when we only had one coffee drinker in our home. Now that we have two coffee drinkers, we’ve upgraded to the 12-cup model. The 6-cup model is perfect for 1 cup of coffee in a regular mug. The 12-cup model is perfect for 2 cups of coffee in a regular mug. The cup size for the moka pot is in reference to Italian espresso demitasse cups, not a regular sized American coffee mug. 

Our coffee tastes much smoother in this moka pot compared to a coffee maker. I love the simple design and that I don’t have to purchase coffee liners. I love how easy it is to clean while living on the road. The middle part with the grounds can get dumped directly in the trash with minimal water usage… which is important when living off-grid on the road.

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Manufacturer's Website: www.bialetti.com

Purchase Date: December 17th 2016

We Got Ours By: Full-Priced New Purchase

We Paid: $50.04 (USD)




Would We Recommend it? Yes

  • Smooth tasting coffee
  • Easy to clean with minimal water
  • Have to let the pot cool before making a second batch
Product Specifications:


  • Makes 22.7 ounces of Moka Coffee – just under 3 full mugs
  • Moka coffee is a strong, rich, and velvety brew
  • Takes less than 5 minutes to brew on your stovetop
  • High quality polished aluminum in the classic Bialetti octagon shape
  • Patented safety valve; Easy to clean and disassemble
  • Designed and Made in Italy, 2 Year Warranty


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