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Keurig K15 Review

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Keurig K15 Review
Keurig K15 Review

Keurig K15 Review

For all of you who seek small and powerful; coffee makers that will occupy as little space as possible, the Keurig K15 is the answer to their prayers. Now you can enjoy the full and complete Keurig K15 review and understand why we have a high opinion about this model.

Features of Keurig K15

Compact design

One of the main advantages here is the compact design. This coffee maker is so compact that it even doesn’t have a water reservoir. A user will have to add fresh water to each cup before making coffee. It is a massive advantage which is important for all who have a need for small, yet powerful coffee maker based on the latest technology.

The dimensions of the tested model are 10.7 x 6.9 x 10.8 inches which makes it one of the most compact models on the market. We liked this advantage a lot and chances are high that you will appreciate it as well.

Different brewing sizes

Thanks to the fact the unit is compatible with most K-cup pods, you can get different brewing sizes. The supported sizes are 6, 8 and 10 ounces and it is a feature which has been reserved for more expensive and more sophisticated coffee makers. On the other hand, the Keurig K15 isn’t expensive, so we can say that this is another advantage.

Keep in mind that this compatibility has a positive effect on the number of different beverages you can try. According to the latest count, there are more than 500 different flavors and each one may be the most appealing choice for you. All we can say is that you should try them.

One-touch control

For users who are looking for the simplest coffee maker available on the market, the K15 is just right. This model is so simple to use that it actually has one button only. There is no need to read the user manual and all you have to do is to place the pod, press the button and you will get a fresh cup of coffee.

This advantage also makes it an appealing choice for seniors and beginners at the same time. Believe or not, there are plenty of advantages this simple user interface can offer.

Simple maintenance

Due to the simple design and the simple controls, the K15 is extremely easy to maintain. All you have to do is to clean it once a week and use a solution for removing calcium deposits. The Keurig brands also offer this solution for you and it may be the best deal on the market at the moment.

Recipe booklet

We said many times that the K15 is a simple device, but here we can see one advanced advantage. It comes with a recipe booklet so you can try different beverages almost instantly. The recipe booklet is a massive advantage and one of the main elements to look for when purchasing this particular model. As such, it has one of the main aspects in the Keurig K15 review right here.

Fast brewing (under 2 minutes)

The K15 is a fast model as well. It will complete the brewing process in under 2 minutes which makes it a desirable unit for those who don’t have plenty of time to wait for their cup of coffee. It certainly isn’t one of the quickest coffee makers out there, but considering the price tag, it is one of the best in this area.

Auto shut off feature

The model will turn itself off in 90 seconds when not used. This is a simple feature which has a massive advantage on the power savings and the durability of the coffee maker.

Variety of colors

You can have this model in red, silver or black colors. We tested the red one and we believe that it is the best looking version. Of course, you may find it too bright or too repelling, so you can choose some other version.

Specifications:

  • Manufacturer: Keurig
  • Model: K15
  • Color: Red, black, and silver
  • Materials: Stainless steel, plastics
  • Dimensions: 10.7 x 6.9 x 10.8 inches
  • Weight: 8.75 pounds
  • Type: pod coffee maker

Pros:

  • Compact design
  • One button control
  • Compatible with make pods
  • Available in different colors

Cons:

  • Lack of water reservoir
  • Lack of advanced features

Should I buy it?

The Keurig K15 review will end with the recommendation of this coffee maker to a specific type of users. Those who need a small and compact model with plenty of possibilities will find it just perfect and just right.

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Cuisinart DCC-3200 Review

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Cuisinart DCC-3200 Review

Cuisinart DCC-3200 Review

It is rare for coffee maker manufacturers to offer an affordable unit that comes with commercial-grade features. For all of us, those units are truly special and definitely should be considered. The Cuisinart DCC-3200 review we have here should prove why this unit is special in the lack of a better word.

Features of Cuisinart DCC-3200

Stainless steel

The tested model comes in a stainless steel version, which makes it a very appealing choice. It looks elegant and it is very resistant and durable. Although we liked this advantage a lot, it is the only ones you can actually get. This model isn’t available in different colors, which make be an issue for some of you.

Nevertheless, the stainless steel construction makes it durable and allows for the coffee maker to blend-in in most kitchens and home decors. It even looks more expensive than it actually is.

Brew control

Now we have a feature which is just mandatory for all of you who like drinking coffee. The brew control allows for you to choose between regular and bold coffee strength. All you have to do is to adjust the brew control and enjoy a cup of coffee which will be just perfect or better said, just right.

24-hour programmability

The Cuisinart DCC-3200 must include the fact this unit offers advanced programmability. It is a 24 hours feature and it is usually reserved for high-end models. Now, we can have it in this, affordable and user-friendly coffee maker. For those who don’t know, this allows for users to make the coffee maker ready for the first use precisely when they want.

Self-clean feature

There is no need to clean this coffee maker manually. As a matter of fact, all you have to do is to activate the self-cleaning feature and the unit will remove all the deposits all by itself. There is no need in telling you that this makes the unit more appealing to beginners and for those who don’t like cleaning their coffee makers. Once again, we can see that this system was reserved for more expensive models.

1-4 cup possibility

You can adjust the coffee maker to prepare your 1 or 4 cups of coffee. The adjustment is possible via the control panel and very simple. Users who need a single cup of coffee will adjust the coffee maker within seconds and get the one cup which is just perfect for that, particular moment.

Auto shutdown

As you already know, the automatic shutdown feature makes coffee makers more appealing, energy-saving and more durable. In this case scenario, we are looking at the programmable auto-shutdown feature. A user will be able to adjust the feature between 0 and 4 hours. It simply means that a unit will turn off automatically after 4 hours, if not used during that time frame.

We always like seeing this feature of coffee makers, but we prefer models that have the ability to adjust the idle period. They are the most advanced and the best for average users.

Warm temperature control

Now, users can adjust the warm temperature of the coffee. It is another, advanced feature that makes a huge difference and which helps you get a cup of coffee you really like and want. The difference is noticed immediately and it is optimized for advanced users, who know that temperature makes a massive difference and they want to use that.

Dual filter system

There are two filters on this coffee maker. The first one is for the coffee and it is a gold plated version. The second one is a well-known charcoal filter and it is used for water filtration. Combined, these two filters make the coffee maker safer to use and also more sophisticated.

Specifications:

  • Manufacturer: Cuisinart
  • Model: DCC-3200
  • Color: Stainless steel
  • Carafe: Yes, 12 cups
  • Material: Stainless steel, plastics and glass
  • Dimensions: 9.75 x 11 x 16.5 inches
  • Weight: 7.5 pounds
  • Assembly: No
  • Programmability: Yes
  • Capacity: 14 cups

Pros:

  • Advanced brew control
  • Warmth control is useful
  • Made of stainless steel
  • Carafe is included in the package
  • Frustration-free package is appealing
  • Attention to details

Cons:

  • Available in one color only
  • Filters should be replaced regularly

Should I buy it?

The Cuisinart DCC-3200 review must summarize all the impressions. In the lack of a better word, this is a coffee maker that will make you 100% satisfied. It already has thousands of satisfied owners so you will join the club. It is a decent choice for those who want a reasonably affordable coffee maker with most features they will ever need and with impressive build quality.

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Cuisinart Coffee Maker Review

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Cuisinart Coffee Maker Review

Cuisinart Coffee Maker Review

Cuisinart makes some of the best coffee makers available on the market and as such, we had to provide you with the Cuisinart Coffee Maker review. The tested model comes with great features, even better quality and it is optimized for regular usages. Of course, there are a lot of additional facts you will have to know about this desirable model.

Features of Cuisinart Coffee Maker

Metal design

Most of the coffee maker we have is made of stainless steel. You can see silver components which make the entire unit even more desirable for those who want to get the most durable and the most usable coffee maker. Don’t forget that regardless of the fact which version you choose, the same build quality and the same design are present.

We always appreciate coffee makers which are partly or completely made of stainless steel. They are simply the best when it comes to the quality and they look even more expensive. The tested model is far from an expensive unit, but it looks like a high-end coffee maker.

12-cup glass carafe

In the package, you are going to get 12-cup carafe which looks great. It is also paired with a handle made of stainless steel, so you get the ultimate strength and even better durability. The carafe is massive in size and will ensure you don’t have to refill it frequently.

We must point out that the carafe is elegant as well. It will impress most of your friends and family members, so you will be even more satisfied with the unit in question.

Heating plate

Now the main thing about the coffee maker we tested. It obviously comes with a heating plate, but it also offers 3 different settings. They are low, mild and hot. In a nutshell, this small feature will make sure your coffee is precisely warm as you like it. It also proves that the tested model is more than just an ordinary coffee maker and it is paired with extraordinary advantages.

Brew process pause

Now you can grab a carafe we mentioned earlier during the brewing process. What this means is that the unit is equipped with a brewing pause feature. Basically, the unit will automatically make a pause when you want to grab carafe and drink hot coffee. This is also another, the main difference between the tested model and others from the same price range. It proves that it is an advanced unit with the features most users actually need.

The entire process is automatized and you don’t have to make any adjustments or any other changes to the coffee maker. We should point out that it is the same system we were able to see on more expensive models, made by this manufacturer.

Auto shut down feature

All you have to do in order to use this feature is to program the coffee maker to any duration between 0 and 4 hours. After the specified time frame, if not used, the coffee maker will turn itself off. As you all know, this makes the unit last even longer and also has a positive effect on the energy consumption.

Dual-filter design

This is another model we tested recently which comes with dual filter design. What this means is that water is filtered via the charcoal filter of the latest generation. The coffee, on the other hand, is filtered by a gold-plated filter which doesn’t have to be replaced. The bottom line is that the coffee maker offers more sophisticated filtration system and it is more economical, simply because you don’t have to change the coffee filter.

1-4 cups advantage

This feature allows you to use the coffee maker for 1-4 cups. It is developed for users who don’t have a need for preparing more than 4 cups of coffee and it is another, economical advantage. As the result, the user gets the delicious coffee as soon as possible and only the desired amount of coffee will be prepared. Programming this system is simple and it takes just a few seconds.

Specifications:

  • Manufacturer: Cuisinart
  • Materials: Stainless steel
  • Colors: Red, black, chrome
  • Dimensions: 7.8 x 9 x 14 inches
  • Weight: 6.7 pounds
  • Auto shutdown system: Yes
  • Programmable features: Yes

Pros:

  • Well-made and durable
  • Glass carafe is an excellent addition
  • Loaded with essential features
  • Advanced features are present

Cons:

  • Poor customer service
  • On/off switch is sensitive

Should I buy it?

We hope that our Cuisinart Coffee Maker review helped you in choosing the best product for your needs. This model is suitable for those who have a need for lower amounts of coffee per day and want advanced features. It is also a superb choice for those who are looking for their first coffee maker.

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Chemex Ottomatic Review

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Chemex Ottomatic Review
Chemex Ottomatic Review

Chemex Ottomatic Review

As you are well aware, there are countless different drippers available on the market and most of them are excellent, while some are even better. Now is the time to discuss the Chemex Ottomatic review and try to explain why this dripper is something completely different from all others you may have come across.

Features of Chemex Ottomatic

Pour over coffee maker with automatic feature

The first thing we will have to mention is the different base of this unit. It is a pour-over coffee maker which is paired with automatic features as well. What this means is that users get the best of both worlds and the coffee is just impressive in the lack of a better word.

Some of you will appreciate the fact that this allows for you to focus your attention into the entire process and make a cup of coffee you are going to love. For others, this is simply a pour over coffee maker which offers added simplicity and practicality.

Impressive design

The design is the main and the most impressive advantage of the Chemex Ottomatic. The entire unit is well-made, the attention to details is impressive no less and the entire unit looks extremely elegant. It is known that this model suits well in all kitchens and matches all possible home decors. In an average home, it will stand out and impress your guests, while in other homes it will blend in perfectly.

The bottom line here is that this coffee maker is just right for all of you and it will be one of the best choices you can possibly make. If you have been looking for a coffee maker that looks 100% original, this one is just right for you.

Impressive materials

The entire unit is made of glass and stainless steel. These are durable and elegant materials which can make a difference in presenting this coffee maker to your friends. You will also like looking at it, due to the fact it looks truly remarkable.

There is no need in telling you that these materials are also extremely durable and strong so this model will last as long as you need it and it is resistant to wear and tear. In essence, you are going to get the best-looking and the most durable coffee maker out there.

Pulsating feature

Here we have one interesting feature. The hot water will be ejected with pulses so it will reach all coffee beans equally and it will make the coffee tastes better than ever before. It is one of a kind feature seen on drippers and it has a positive effect on the taste and aroma of coffee.

We were impressed by this system so we compared the dripper with others, conventional models. The bottom line is that we got stronger coffee and almost all coffee beans were used in the brewing process.

Automatic heating

Here we can see another, advanced feature. The system will automatically turn on the heating beneath the glass carafe in order to keep coffee warm as long as you need it. It will be stopped in a case you grab the carafe or if you start the brewing process again.

In a nutshell, this system is a masterpiece and it will make sure your coffee is always ready to be consumed and it will stay warm indefinitely. It isn’t the best way to save electricity, but it is an impressive feature for all of you who like hot coffee at any given moment.

Glass carafe

The carafe is made of high-quality glass and it matches the rest of the unit perfectly. We liked the looks of it and we liked the design. The glass carafe is a masterpiece which is more than just a great addition to this coffee maker and we believe it is a game changer.

45 seconds needed for brewing

The Chemex Ottomatic requires 45 seconds for the brewing process to be completed, which is an excellent score. It definitely isn’t one of the fastest models out there, but it is quick. This also means that you can enjoy the entire process before it becomes boring.

Specifications:

  • Manufacturer: Chemex
  • Model: Ottomatic
  • Materials: Stainless steel and glass
  • Filters: Yes, included
  • Dimensions: 12.2 x 7.5 x 13 inches
  • Weight: 10.2 pounds

Pros:

  • Excellent taste of coffee
  • Pulsating feature
  • Automatic heating
  • Quick

Cons:

  • Uses plenty of electricity
  • Complicated cleaning

Should I buy one?

We hope that our Chemex Ottomatic review explains all what you have to know about this particular model. You should buy it if you are looking for an extraordinary dripper coffee machine or simply if you like the design and looks of it.

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Bodum Pour Over Coffee Maker

Bodum Pour Over Coffee Maker Review

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Bodum Pour Over Coffee Maker Review

Bodum Pour Over Coffee Maker Review

For some of you, pour over coffee makers are still the best choice. They offer the excellent coffee and they are very interesting to use. Also, they look extraordinary. Obviously, we had to present to you the Bodum pour over coffee maker review and explain all about this particular unit.

Features of Bodum Pour Over Coffee Maker

Impressive design

One of many reasons why pour over coffee makers are so popular is the way how they look. The design has a crucial role and it makes these units extremely popular. The one we have here is no different. It looks impressive and extremely elegant. We liked the way all elements look and the overall design of it.

Different sizes

We tested a version with 34 ounces capacity, but there are other alternatives as well. You can choose a smaller version with 17 ounces capacity or a bigger one. The two bigger ones are 51 and 68 ounces. However, at the moment the larger versions are not available. We believe that they will soon come back on the market so those who have a need for more coffee can get them.

Keep in mind that all versions are made in the same way and they use the same materials. The aforementioned design is standard and you will get it regardless of the fact which variation you choose.

Different colors available

The tested model came in black color. However, potential buyers can choose between cork, red and white as well. The color actually refers to the center element of the coffee maker. The glass part is the same and it is transparent. Don’t forget that it is made of high-quality glass and it is also the main reasons why so many owners are perfectly satisfied with the coffee maker we have here.

We particularly liked the red variaty. It looks truly special and even remarkable. It is elegant, yet attractive, so you will be more than just satisfied with the version in question.

Stainless steel mesh filter

The filter on this coffee maker is a masterpiece. It is made of high-quality stainless steel and it can be used as long as you need it. There is no need to replace it after some time and it will maintain its efficiency for the years to come. We always prefer filters of this kind due to the fact they decrease the requirement for maintenance and make the coffee maker simpler, yet better.

There is an advantage which affects the quality of coffee as well. The paper filters will absorb oils which are essential for delicious coffee, so you won’t get the desired effect. Stainless steel, on the other hand, doesn’t, so you get the cup of coffee you actually want and the one you will really like.

Unique taste and odor of coffee

The coffee will be prepared in a unique way and as such, it will come with a unique aroma and taste. In the lack of a better word, it is strong, present to consume and it makes the overall satisfaction so much better. This type of coffee can’t be compared with ordinary coffee makers and the differences are massive.

The bottom line here is that the coffee will be more appealing for those who want delicious and strong coffee with rich aroma and they enjoy preparing it as much as drinking it.

8 cups of coffee per a serving

The Bodum pour over coffee maker will help you get 8 cups of fresh and hot coffee per a serving. This refers to the version we tested the one with 34 ounces capacity. This is more than enough coffee for average people. If you want more coffee per a usage, you will need a bigger version of this coffee maker.

Specifications:

  • Manufacturer: Bodum
  • Materials: Glass and stainless steel
  • Capacity: 34 ounces
  • Colors: Red, black, white and cork
  • Type: Pour over coffee maker
  • Dimensions: 5.4 x 0.9 x 5.4 inches
  • Weight: 1.07 pounds

Pros:

  • Looks extraordinary with a high level of attention to the details
  • Made of high-quality and durable glass
  • Stainless steel filter doesn’t require replacement
  • Available in different colors and sizes
  • Delicious and tasteful coffee every single time

Cons:

  • Bigger versions are unavailable
  • Requires 3-4 minutes to prepare coffee

Should I buy it?

If you are looking for a pour over coffee maker with the excellent quality and even better advantages, the Bodum pour over coffee maker review is just the answer to your question. We covered all the aspects of this unit and we want to recommend it for all people who like these models and who like strong coffee.

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Best Pod Coffee Maker

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Best Pod Coffee Maker
Best Pod Coffee Maker

Best Pod Coffee Maker For Those Who Must Have A Delicious Cup Of Coffee Every Day

Millions of people like or better said they must have a fresh cup of coffee every single morning. The health benefits are massive, the pleasure is even better and all of that is available from a single cup. But, if you want the best benefits and the highest level of pleasure, you are going to need the best pod coffee maker. We can see hundreds of models available on the market, but which one is just perfect for you?

Top 5 Pod Coffee Makers

Touch Choice Single Serve Coffee Brewer

Touch Choice Single Serve Coffee BrewerThis right here is the best pod coffee maker for us and it will be the best one for most of you. Let’s start with the simplicity. It is so easy to use that you don’t even have to read the user manual. All the controls are simple and within your disposal at any given moment. The water tank contains 90 ounces of water and it is a real pleasure to use it. We liked the design of it and the color of the plastics it comes with.

You are going to need 20 seconds in order to start the brewing process. It is one of the faster pod coffee makers on the market and we liked this fact especially. Then we can say that the tested unit is compatible with most pods available right now, with those made by specific brands and even those generalized. It means that you can always find them within seconds in any supermarket and online.

Hotter water

The coffee maker has been developed in order to provide as hot water as possible. The maximum temperature is 200 degrees Fahrenheit which has a positive effect on the coffee taste. As such, the coffee is stronger and it offers better aroma. It’s one of the main reasons why we have a high opinion of this model.

3 brewing strengths

As a user, you will have at your disposal the ability to choose between 3 different brewing strengths. They are mild, medium and bold. We liked the bold strength which makes the coffee stronger, obviously and more appealing for those who want the best taste and an even better aroma.

Pros:

  • Massive water reservoir
  • Easy to use
  • Temperature of the water
  • 3 brewing settings
  • Pods are easy to find
  • 8 cup sizes are available

Cons:

  • Expensive
  • Heavy

BUNN MCU Single Cup Multi-Use Home Coffee Brewer

Bunn MCU Single Cup Multi-Use Home Coffee Brewer
Bunn MCU Single Cup Multi-Use Home Coffee Brewer

The BUNN MCU is the best espresso machine under $150 on the market. The tested model is an advanced unit that comes with impressive features at a low price. We liked the ability to brew coffee and tea effortlessly and under a minute. Yes, it is also one of the fastest models out there which is an impressive advantage.

Besides the ability to brew coffee and tea, you also can brew them in different servings. The coffee maker supports between 4 and 14 ounces servings and changing them is easier than ever before. We also liked the design, but it isn’t very modern. On the other hand, it is practical so this machine will fit any kitchen and it will look just perfect.

 Removable drip tray

You can easily remove the drip tray and place any travel mug there. By offering this, the tested coffee maker proves that it is an advanced and sophisticated unit available for those who want to get the best coffee while at home or while traveling.

Pulse brew option

This is a small feature with a massive effect on the taste of coffee. Basically, the machine will make you stronger coffee with a bolder taste and bolder aroma. All you have to do is to press a button. The feature in question is an excellent choice for those who like and want a bold cup of coffee but like ordinary coffee as well.

Pros:

  • Pulse brew option
  • Small and compact
  • Different sizes of servings
  • 2 years warranty

Cons:

  • Drawers make it more complicated to use
  • Simple design

Mueller Ultima Single Serve K-Cup Coffee Maker

Mueller Ultima Single Serve Pod Compatible Coffee Maker MachineNow we have a bit different unit. This coffee maker is a masterpiece and it is the most popular of this kind at the moment. We liked several advantages the tested unit offers. First, it looks better than most other models of this class and it is still an affordable model. It is compatible with most K-Cups and other pods you can find on the market, so using it will be easier than ever.

The model supports different coffee servings starting with 4, moving up to 6, 8, 10 and ending with 12 ounces. In other words, you can get a coffee serving you really need at that moment. The water tank is a masterpiece and it is 45 ounces in size. The tank is removable as well, so filling it is easier than ever before. In addition, this particular model is treated as affordable, considering that it is one of the cheaper coffee makers on the market.

Rapid brew system

This system allows you to get a cup of coffee in under a minute, easier than ever before. Although this isn’t a new feature, the system is slightly different than the others. It will still calculate the precise temperature and coffee amount, so you will get a cup of coffee which tastes excellent. We tested this feature in the real world and it works perfectly and it is without any drawbacks.

BPA free materials

All the materials, especially those that come in contact with water and coffee are BPA free. The coffee maker meets the latest requirements and the latest regulations in the United States and Europe. For us, this simply means that it is safe to the user, which makes it an interesting alternative.

Pros:

  • BPA free materials
  • Rapid brew technology
  • 5 different cup servings
  • Attention to details
  • Looks modern and advanced

Cons:

  • Small water reservoir
  • Noisy

Hamilton Beach (49980A) Single Serve Coffee Maker

Hamilton Beach 49980A 2-Way Brewer Coffee Maker
Hamilton Beach 49980A 2-Way Brewer Coffee Maker

The Hamilton Beach (49980A) is a powerful unit with an electric motor of 950 W. It is an advanced model as well, which offers 2 ways for brewing coffee and it is one of the most popular units available on the market right now. We liked and we were impressed with the build quality, which is at the highest level possible.

The model is massive in size and comes with the heavy-duty design. You can use it anywhere and as long as you want it and there won’t be any complications with it. Keep in mind that you will have to look for compatible pods. They may be more complicated to find, depending on where you live.

Dual coffee brewing possibilities

The system allows you to brew coffee from a single pod and to use a full pot. Both features are impressive and highly desirable. Don’t forget that we tested both of them but we are still focused on a single cup feature. It is one of the best models with the dual system capability at the moment.

Glass carafe is included

The pot coffee will have to be stored somewhere. That’s why in the package you get an impressive carafe. It has the capacity of 12 cups and it looks modern, it is easy to use and it makes the entire model even better choice. Obviously, it can be replaced with a travel mug or anything you like.

Pros:

  • Great glass carafe
  • Value for money
  • 2 different possibilities
  • Powerful
  • Modern design

Cons:

  • User manual
  • Too big for some users

Hamilton Beach 49970 Personal Cup One Cup Pod Brewer

Hamilton Beach 49970 Personal Cup One Cup Pod Brewer
Hamilton Beach 49970 Personal Cup One Cup Pod Brewer

Hamilton Beach 49970 is the most affordable model on our list. If you are expecting high-end features and the best design, you will be disappointed. But, if you are looking for a simple way to get your coffee, then this is surprisingly advanced and decent model. You will like the design and the features alongside the functionality.

The tested model was able to prepare coffee and tea from the pods and using it is incredibly simple. It is also made of modern materials and it is a durable unit. The lightness and the small size are the next two advantages.

Single button operation

All you have to do in order to start the unit is to press a single button. There is also an automatic shutdown feature so you don’t have to worry about shutting down the unit.

Dishwasher safe

All, the main components including the basket for used pods are dishwasher safe. They are also made of safe materials so there is no need to worry about your health. It is a real pleasure being able to get this level of advantages and sophistication from an affordable unit.

Pros:

  • Affordable
  • Easy to use
  • Brews tea and coffee
  • Made of safe materials
  • Auto-shutdown feature

Cons:

  • Pods are difficult to find
  • Small water reservoir

FAQ About Pod Coffee Makers

  • What are the pod coffee makers?

They are coffee machines that use pods to give you a cup of coffee.

  • How frequently should I clean my coffee maker?

Once a week is probably the best.

  • Can a coffee maker prepare tea?

Yes, they can.

  • What size of a water reservoir will I need?

The bigger is better and we always like the models with a bigger capacity.

  • Should I specify for BPA free materials?

No. All new models are made of BPA-free materials and they are safe to use.

  • Does my unit have an auto shutdown feature?

Please check with the user manual. It depends on each model.

  • Do pod coffee makers come with free carafe?

Only some models offer this advantage.

  • How long power cord do I need?

Check in your kitchen and get a model with a suitable power cord length.

Conclusion

The Touch Choice Single Serve is the best pod coffee maker for us and it will be the best for all of you. It has 5 out of 5 star rating, so it is a masterpiece. If you still need something else or a different model, there are 4 other units on the list that are still worthy of your consideration. Be free to choose anyone you like.

Buyer’s Guide For The Best Pod Coffee Maker

If you are still looking for the best pod coffee maker, you will need to know which features are mandatory to have, which make a difference and which drawbacks must be avoided. All of that will be explained in the buyer’s guide right here.

Speed of brewing process

In how many seconds your new pod machine can brew coffee? For most users, this is a game changing feature and it has a huge effect on the end choice and the end result. Modern users want fast coffee machines and they offer you the ability to get the best coffee in the shortest amount of time.

If you are looking for a coffee machine which will be used every single day, this is a feature to consider. We can’t specify the result, but we will say that less time is always a better choice.

Timer

Timer is a simple feature that makes a massive difference. Basically, it allows you to activate the coffee machine in the morning without having to press a button. It will turn on all by itself at the specified time and it will be ready to serve you a cup of coffee within seconds.

Temperature of the water

All experts and users who are looking for the most delicious cup of coffee will tell you that the best coffee machine must offer a specific temperature of the water. The best range is between 192 and 202 degrees Fahrenheit and there are countless advantages here.

If a coffee machine can’t reach this temperature, the coffee will taste bad and the overall appeal will be decreased. At the same time the odor of the coffee will be affected, so you won’t get the morning ‘’fix’’ you are looking for. Here we can see that some brands invest millions in research only to discover which the temperature is the best.

Cup sizes

Some models offer you the ability to choose different size of a cup. As such we can see units with 5 different settings to choose from. Basically, you will have to press a button and the coffee maker itself will choose the most suitable amount of coffee for that particular mug. There are two additional things to consider.

The first one is the number of available mugs. Most models offer you the possibility to choose between 5 different sizes. The second main factor to consider is the simplicity of using the feature. Luckily, new models are impressive in this case scenario.

Strength of the brewing process

In some cases, you will see a dial which allows for you to adjust the strength of the brewing process. It is a desirable feature to consider and it can be a true game changer. You will get the ability to choose between a strong, extra-strong or weak cup of coffee which will basically allow for you to get the strength of the coffee you need or want at that, particular moment.

Machine size and aesthetics

This is a factor which can’t be generalized. There are many possible variations on the market and each one is an appealing choice for some of you. Basically, we can see that small pot coffee machines are the most affordable and the easiest to use. They also need the lowest amount of space on a countertop, so they won’t occupy a lot of space.

Medium sized coffee machines of this kind are slightly better. They are still smaller than most other alternatives, and they require slightly more space than the smallest units, but they have bigger water reservoirs and they are more advanced.

Bigger models have the biggest water reservoirs and they are the most sophisticated, but they also require the highest amount of space and they are heavy.

When it comes to the looks of your new coffee machine, it depends solely on your individual preference. You are free to choose any unit you think looks great and you like it.

Water filtration

It is a rare feature and it means that a coffee machine comes with a filter which will make the water clean and safe to be used in coffee brewing. If a machine doesn’t have a filter, then you can use a faucet filter to filter the water you will pour in the water reservoir.

Water reservoir size and removability

The size makes it less demanding to use, due to the fact you will fill it less frequently. A removable reservoir is even easier to use and it makes the overall machine a more appealing choice. We always prefer units with a bigger tank, and so should you.

Cord length

It is the simplest factor of them all, but a long power cord can allow you to use a specific coffee machine. If not, you will have issues fitting the machine to your kitchen and looking for the suitable pot. So yes, longer is always a better alternative.

Pod availability

Where the pods can be found and at what price is an important factor and can be the deciding one for some of you. There is no point in having a coffee maker which requires pods you can find.

Noise

Another, simple and important factor is noise a coffee machine will generate when being activated. We prefer units with a lower noise level simply because they are more desirable and they can be used in small apartments when your family is still asleep.

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Best 4 Cup Coffee Maker

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Best 4 cup coffee maker
Best 4 cup coffee maker

Best 4 Cup Coffee Maker For You: 5 Most Popular Models Tested And Reviewed By Real Coffee Addicts

We all like drinking coffee in the morning, in the afternoon and even in the evening. But, some of us don’t have the time or patience to wait for a coffee maker to make coffee, despite it takes a few seconds for that. As the solution to your problem, we have discovered 4 cups coffee makers. They are more preferable and they are very desirable type at the moment. But, you are going to need the best 4 cup coffee maker.

Buyer’s Guide For The Best 4 Cup Coffee Maker

As we all know, looking for the best unit is far from an easy task. As such, you are going to need a buyer’s guide in order to get the best possible model. Here are the main factors you must consider.

Multiple features

The first factor to look for is the multiple features. As a user, you will have to get a model that comes with the ability to provide you with hot water, warm coffee or even tea. Look for these features specifically because they make a huge difference and they are desirable but rare.

Programmability

This feature will turn on the coffee maker in the morning and prepare coffee for you while you are still in bed. It is the game-changing feature and the one we liked a lot. In the morning, your warm cup of coffee will wait for you in the kitchen.

Carafe size

The size of a carafe you are going to get with your coffee maker has a main role as well. Look for the bigger units imply due to the fact they are more appealing to use and they are more practical. You are going to like the added space and you will have to appreciate the functionality.

A linked feature is the type or the build material a manufacturer used for the carafe. There are countless possibilities out there, but we liked glass models the most. They look the best and they are the most elegant.

Coffee grinder

A coffee grinder will save your space and help you get the most out of your new coffee machine. We liked units with this advantage and we also believe that they make some of the best coffee in general. There is a special link between the coffee grinding and the brewing process so you get the most out of it.

Pause function

This feature allows for you to grab a cup of coffee before the entire process is completed. It is excellent for those who must get the morning cup of coffee as soon as possible and it is an important feature in general. Keep in mind that, first cup will have a stronger taste than other cups.

Top 5 best 4 Cup Coffee Makers

Mr. Coffee 4-Cup Steam Espresso System with Milk Frother

Mr. Coffee 4-Cup Steam Espresso System with Milk Frother
Mr. Coffee 4-Cup Steam Espresso System with Milk Frother

As you can see, this is the best 4 cup coffee maker on our list due to a long list of reasons. It can be used for preparing all kinds of coffee and hot beverages. All you have to do is to choose the desired one and press a button. The possibilities are limitless and you get plenty of advantages with this model, which isn’t expensive, which also makes it a great investment. The bottom line here is that it offers you plenty of advantages and benefits.

The carafe is made of glass and it is a masterpiece. It looks better than any other model in this price range has and it is really easy to use. Don’t forget that you must follow the user manual to the point if you don’t want to lose warranty.

Powerful hot steam feature

This system forces hot steam true the filter and makes coffee even stronger. It is one of a kind system at the moment, so you will definitely want to try it. We were impressed with the results and we must add that it makes espresso so much better and stronger than any other coffee maker can provide.

Milk frother

This is another rare feature in this price range. The milk frother is an important advantage and makes the entire unit even better. It is paired with an adjustable arm.

Pros:

  • High-quality
  • Advanced features
  • Modern design
  • Well-made
  • Milk frother

Cons:

  • Expensive
  • Heavy

Mr. Coffee 4-Cup Switch Coffee Maker

Mr. Coffee 4-Cup Switch Coffee Maker, Black
Mr. Coffee 4-Cup Switch Coffee Maker, Black

Here we have the second coffee maker on our list which is based on the latest technology. It offers some important, yet simple features such as a window on the water reservoir which eliminates spilling and make the usage even easier.

We also appreciate the on and off indicator on the unit, alongside with the ability to have it in different colors. We tested the black version, but silver is available as well. In essence, this is an affordable model which offers the basic features and a great value for money.

Grab-A-Cup Auto Pause

The coffee maker will be automatically paused as soon as you a user decides to pull out the cup. This is known as the Grab-A-Cup Auto Pause feature and it works well in all possible situations. An interesting fact is that some, more expensive models don’t come with this system.

Warming plate

Here we can see two advantages. The first one is the fact there is a warming plate on the coffee maker and it works perfectly. The second, related advantage is the design and the material of the warming plate. It is made of heavy-duty materials and it is immune to the stains.

Pros:

  • Value for money
  • Grab-A-Cup Auto Pause
  • Warming plate
  • Available in different colors

Cons:

  • Customer support
  • LED indicator is too small

BLACK+DECKER DCM18S Brew ‘n Go Personal Coffeemaker

BLACK+DECKER DCM18S Coffeemaker
BLACK+DECKER DCM18S Coffeemaker

If you are looking for the best coffee maker under $50 this is a model to look for. It comes with two main advantages. First one is the design. It has been developed and made to occupy as little space in a kitchen as possible. This is also the reason why the coffee maker looks a bit different than other models.

The second main advantage is the simplicity. You will need a few seconds of your time in order to make the unit work perfectly and to get a cup of coffee you actually want. In essence, it is a simple, yet powerful model of the newer generation which comes with great additions.

Permanent filter

The filter on the unit is made of metal rather than of paper. It makes it permanent, so there is no need to replace it ever. The filter can be used as long as you want and it will always provide excellent performance.

Free travel mug

Although this isn’t an actual feature, it is definitely an advantage the coffee maker has to offer. A travel mug with a capacity of 15 ounces is included in the package. It is made of stainless steel and it looks modern and nice.

Pros:

  • Travel mug is included
  • Easy to use and operate
  • Space-saving design
  • Auto shut off feature
  • Looks great

Cons:

  • Water reservoir is small
  • It can’t be paired with larger travel mugs

Elite Cuisine EHC-2022 Maxi-Matic 4 Cup Coffee Maker

Elite Cuisine EHC-2022 Maxi-Matic 4 Cup Coffee Maker with Pause and Serve
Elite Cuisine EHC-2022 Maxi-Matic 4 Cup Coffee Maker with Pause and Serve

All of you who are looking for ultimate 4-cup coffee maker will have to consider this, particular unit. We liked the carafe which is dishwasher safe and comes made of glass, so it is elegant as well. The next best thing is the design of the unit. It is clever and it comes with many, useful and needed features.

The water reservoir is semi-transparent so filling it is easier than ever before. In addition, you are going to appreciate the overall quality, which is impressive for an affordable model of this kind.

Pause feature

It is another model on our list that comes with pause feature which allows you to grab a cup of coffee before the brewing process is completed. You are going to appreciate and need this simple yet, important system.

Reusable filter

The second advantage is the filter on this model. It is reusable so you will have to wash it and use it as long as you need. It is also an important advantage and it makes the entire coffee maker just superb in the lack of a better word.

 

Pros:

  • Pause system
  • Semi-transparent water reservoir
  • Reusable filter
  • Sophisticated design
  • Affordable

Cons:

  • Slow
  • Some elements are made of cheap materials

Cuisinart DCC-450BK 4-Cup Coffeemaker

Cuisinart DCC-450BK 4-Cup Coffeemaker
Cuisinart DCC-450BK 4-Cup Coffeemaker

This is the latest model on our list which is still a decent choice. It looks great and it is slightly different than its rivals. The next thing we must mention is the automatic shut down feature and the LED indicator.

We tested the coffee maker in the real world and it performs well, but the auto shut down feature is set to 30 minutes which isn’t very long. On the other hand, some additional features make it stand out from the crowd.

Carafe made of stainless steel

The carafe is made of stainless steel and it is elegant, durable and useful all at the same time. It can be even compared with more expensive units and you are going to like it.

Meets the latest standards

The tested model is made to meet the latest standards in the United States and Canada. It also meets the electrical requirements so you are going to get a useful and practical device to use daily.

Pros:

  • Stainless steel carafe
  • Meets the latest regulations
  • LED indicators
  • Available in pink color

Cons:

  • Lack of advanced features
  • Handle is weak

Conclusion

For us, the best 4 cup coffee maker is the Mr. Coffee 4-Cup Steam Espresso System with Milk Frother. It comes with the best features and it is loaded with all the advantages you may need. It has 5/5 star rating. But, for some of you other models will be more appealing, so you are free to choose any of them.

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