Brikka Induction coffee maker - FAQs

Can I use the Bialetti Brikka Induction with any type of coffee?

Yes, you can use any ground coffee suitable for Moka brewing with the Brikka Induction.

Is the Brikka Induction compatible with induction hobs only?

While the Brikka Induction is specifically designed for induction hobs, it can also be used on other heat sources such as gas or electric stoves.

How many cups of coffee can the Brikka Induction produce at once?

The Brikka Induction is available in different sizes, typically ranging from 2 to 4 cups, allowing you to brew multiple servings at once.

Does the Brikka Induction require a lot of maintenance?

No, the Brikka Induction is easy to maintain. After each use, simply rinse it with water. Avoid using detergents or washing it in the dishwasher.

Can I use the Brikka Induction to make other types of coffee drinks like lattes or cappuccinos?

The Brikka Induction is primarily designed for brewing espresso-like coffee. However, you can use the brewed coffee as a base for other drinks like lattes or cappuccinos by adding steamed milk. View our full collection of milk frothers here.

How long does it take to brew coffee with the Brikka Induction?

The brewing time may vary depending on your heat source and desired strength, but on average, it takes approximately 4-5 minutes to brew a full pot of coffee.

Does the Brikka Induction produce crema like a traditional espresso machine?

Yes, the Brikka Induction is designed to enhance the creaminess of coffee, resulting in a beautiful layer of crema on top of your brewed coffee.

Can I adjust the strength of the coffee brewed with the Brikka Induction?

Yes, you can adjust the strength of the coffee by modifying the grind size and the amount of coffee used in the funnel filter.

Is the Brikka Induction suitable for camping or outdoor use?

Yes, the Brikka Induction can be used outdoors on portable induction stoves or other heat sources. Its compact size and durable construction make it a convenient choice for camping or traveling.

Can I leave the Brikka Induction unattended while it's brewing coffee?

It is generally recommended to stay near the Brikka Induction while it's brewing coffee to monitor the process. Avoid leaving it unattended to prevent any potential safety hazards.

Can I use the Brikka Induction without the silicone membrane?

No, the silicone membrane is a crucial component of the Brikka Induction that enhances the creaminess of the coffee. It should not be removed or omitted during the brewing process.

Can I use the Brikka Induction with pre-ground coffee from the store?

Yes, you can use pre-ground coffee with the Brikka Induction, as long as it is suitable for Moka brewing. Bialetti roast their own coffee in Italy called Perfetto Moka which is ground specifically for Moka pots like the Brikka. However, for the best results, freshly ground coffee is recommended.

Can I heat milk directly on the Brikka Induction?

No, the Brikka Induction is designed for brewing coffee only. If you want to heat milk, it's best to use a separate milk frother or heat it on a different heat source.