Jura J80 Review

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Editor’s rating: 4.5 Star Editor's Rating

Jura J80 Automatic Coffee Center Are you looking for a coffee maker that makes coffee taste like one made by a professional barista? Well, maybe your search will be over with the Jura J80 coffee machine. Jura is known for their great espresso machines and this is one of their high-end models.

The Jura J80 offers you the commodity of an automatic machine and the freedom of choice of a programmable coffee maker. It is very easy to use, it works at the touch of a button, and it lets you choose how you want your coffee to be made. The machine is a big competition for a lot of the coffee makers in its price range and has, undoubtedly, won the sympathies of many people.

Key features:

  • TFT color display
  • Rotary switch
  • An adjustable spout for cappuccino and latte macchiato
  • Two adjustable coffee spouts
  • Intelligent Pre-Brew Aroma System
  • Energy Save mode
  • Adjustable grind level
  • Jura’s Fine Foam technology
  • 15-bar pump
  • 8.8-ounce bean hopper
  • Option to choose between 5 and 16 grams of coffee in your coffee drink
  • Thermoblock heating system
  • Cleaning, rinsing, and descaling program
  • CLEARYL Blue water filter
  • Bypass doser

Pros

Makes great coffee at the touch of a button

Makes milk-based coffee drinks by using one spout only

Highly programmable

Easily accessible bean hopper, drip tray, waste container, and water reservoir

Easy to use

Cons

Expensive

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Is the Jura J80 easy to use?

The Jura J80 is a very easy-to-use coffee machine that has a simple TFT display with the control buttons right next to it. The machine also has a sleek-looking rotary switch on its top, and this switch helps you choose drinks from the menu. Swipe through the menu by running your finger in circles on top of the switch, and press on the button at the center once you’ve picked your drink.

The 8.8-ounce bean hopper on the Jura J80 is easily accessible and doesn’t need a lot of clearance. It’s also very easy to reach and refill the water tank of this machine, and there’s nothing that should worry you about emptying the drip tray and the waste container in the J80.

Another great feature that makes the J80 a great coffee maker is its cappuccino and latte macchiato spout. This spout lets you make your milk-based coffee drinks instantly without having to move your cup. The J80 will extract hot milk or foam and coffee from the same spout for these drinks, leaving you worriless about having to be around the machine so to manually mix the milk with the coffee.

The J80 has a bypass doser in case you want to have a cup of decaffeinated coffee or if you want to make your coffee drink of your favorite pre-grounded coffee. Therefore, the J80 has a lot to offer to you and what you choose to command the machine to do is up to you.

What’s the Intelligent Pre-Brew Aroma System on this machine all about?

Jura has decided to use the Intelligent Pre-Brew Aroma System on the Jura J80 to have this machine get the best of the coffee beans in its bean hopper. The machine uses this technology to wet the beans before they get brewed which helps it make coffee with great taste. The Intelligent Pre-Brew Aroma System improves both the aroma and the flavor of the coffee, and it’s those two things that make for a great-quality coffee.

How programmable is the Jura J80?

This coffee machine scored high on our ‘programmability test.’ This is because the coffee maker not only lets you choose between many coffee drinks, but it also lets you customize them to your taste. You can program things such as the water temperature, the coffee strength, the grind levels, and the amount of water you want to use for your coffee. Furthermore, the coffee spouts on the J80 are also adjustable, and this machine can accommodate cups up to 6 inches tall.

How good is the milk frother on this machine?

The milk frother on the Jura J80 makes great foam for your milk-based drinks. It is fully automatic, can reach great temperatures, and will make your cappuccinos and lattes exquisite. The frother is, furthermore, very easy to use, and will let you choose between different foam textures for your coffee.

Can the J80 be cleaned easily?

Cleaning the Jura J80 won’t make you want to run away from the machine since this coffee maker has a cleaning, rinsing, and descaling program and will also prompt you to run the program when the time comes. The machine also rinses the brewing system after each use, and uses the CLEARYL Blue filter to filter the water in its water tank. You can also adjust the level of hardness of the water so that the machine alerts you to clean it when it really needs to be cleaned.

FAQ about the Jura J80

What are the dimensions of the Jura J80 coffee maker?

The Jura J80 is 13.3’’ high, 11.2’’ wide, and 17’’ deep.

Does the Jura J80 come with a warranty?

Yes, it does. With this coffee maker, you get a 2 year warranty.

How many thermoblock heaters does the Jura J80 have?

This coffee machine has one thermoblock heating system.

Conclusion

The Jura J80 is a great coffee maker to have at your home. The machine works fast, it works smart, and is a great alternative to that tiresome trip to the coffee shop. Now, it is a pricey machine, but if you’re someone who is familiar with the high-end coffee makers, you know that the more you pay, the more you get from them.
We hope that our review of the Jura J80 helped you learn more about this coffee machine. If you think that this could be the machine that you need, you should consider buying it.

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