Apr-16-2015

Slayers of SCAA & the Award-Winning Single Group

All our friends came to town and we brought our favorite toys. This year’s SCAA Event in Seattle was home to 9 Slayers, both in- and outside of our booth – let’s take a look at our favorites.

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Posted under Custom builds, Shows & Jams
Mar-27-2015

Now Booking Studio Tours During SCAA 2015

The annual SCAA Event always draws an incredible crowd. This year, with the World Barista Championships sizzling simultaneously, we’re expecting record attendance and record fun. Here’s a key ingredient to a killer weekend: visit Slayer.

Slayer espresso machine manufacturing

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Mar-2-2015

Now Stocking All Slayer Models

Our clients love the fact that their machines are built-to-order. And our team is proud of the unique attention shown to each build. “It’s worth the wait,” we’ve all said… but what if there wasn’t one?

For the first time, Slayer has built an inventory of machines that are immediately available and ready to ship.

Slayer espresso machine stock 3-group

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Dec-2-2014

New Custom Build: Vegas Glam at Luminous Coffee

If there’s one thing that won’t stay in Vegas, it’s the word on Luminous Coffee. The sun rises on Nevada’s newest cafe; here’s the custom Slayer at the center of it all.

Luminous Coffee Slayer rear view

Las Vegas is, in more ways than one, a desert. The I-15 corridor that connects Calgary to Southern California is bookended by fabulous coffee destinations, but is otherwise all but barren. Mason and Camden of Luminous Coffee are building an oasis in the sand.

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Oct-1-2014

Serbia is Now Home to 5 Custom Slayers

If it’s not the place you would’ve guessed, you’re not alone. In fact, before meeting Dejan Bošković, we didn’t know the first thing about specialty coffee in the Balkans. We couldn’t have imagined what we were missing.

Custom Slayer with glass rear panel

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Sep-26-2014

Get Slayed: New Digs for Customization

So you’ve had your eyes on our Instagram. And you’re starting to imagine a custom Slayer with your name on it. Where do you begin?

We’ve got just the place.

All of the info about customizing Slayer is now right here, not more than a few clicks, taps, scrolls, and swipes away. Start with the Custom home, then browse our metal options and wood palette. Oh, and remember to breathe.

Inspiration lives here:

Custom espresso machines Custom metal espresso machine Custom wood espresso machine
Posted under About Us, Custom builds
Aug-7-2014

(JOB FILLED) Now Hiring Seattle-Based Sales Manager

Slayer Espresso job opening ad image

This position has been filled. Watch our blog for future job opportunities at Slayer.

Our Seattle team is growing and we want you to be a part. If sales is your game and espresso your glory, read on.

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Jul-2-2014

Slayer Through the Years: V1, V2, V3, and Beyond

For every sensational product line and piece of kit, there’s – somewhere – a pile of dusty prototypes, a group of starry-eyed beta testers, and an R&D team in need of much R&R. Slayer started right along these lines (plus or minus the vacation time) but, if you’ve followed along, you’ll notice: we’ve come a long way.

“How did we get here?”, we sometimes wonder. The evolution of our favorite espresso machine has fascinated, enlightened, humbled, and amused us. Its stages are many; its process, fun; its result, fulfilling. Now, happily building Slayer V3, we’re remembering the earlier versions and tackling your big question: What’s the difference?

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Jun-24-2014

New Custom Build: Airstream Pop-Up by Ström Coffee

In Eastern Washington State, a new cafe serves espresso and pour-over from a vintage Airstream trailer. Step inside and you’ll see the most uncommon equipment, a machine that matches the rig. Now look at the barista: she’s hardly 8 years old.

You’re at Ström Coffee. That’s Miette. And this is her Slayer.

Strom Coffee trailer exterior

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Jun-18-2014

New Custom Build: The Glass Slayer That You’ll Never, Ever See

An espresso machine that reveals all secrets – and a cafe that bares none. Stay close as we seek the facts concerning this fabled beast and its faceless master. And, remember, nothing everything is as it seems.

Behold: rumor realized and myth manifest. The glass Slayer, incarnate, extracts among us.

Glass Slayer rear panel

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