Which is your favorite drip coffee maker?
Today’s we’re gonna check out the top five drip coffee makers in 2020.
I made this list based on my personal opinion and I try to list them based on their price-quality durability and more.
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Number five it’s
BUNN BX-D Velocity Brew 10-Cup Coffee Brewer, High Altitude
If you’re in search of a back-to-basics a coffee machine that’ll just brew a solid cup of coffee, the Bunn B X Velocity Brew is the right choice for you. But if you want to fully automate a machine that you can set the night prior to making you a cup at exactly 7:30 and the Bunn is not a good choice. This is the nonautomated smaller home-use machine of the bun lineup which consists of some solid commercial coffee machines.
It’s rather simplistic and it has a no-nonsense design. It works very well and consistently providing a solid cup of coffee in each brew. You just fill up the water reservoir power up the Machine and put a filter in and activate the only switch on the body. If a brew a pot of coffee in four minutes flat.
It doesn’t have precise coffee ratios like some other machines that will mess up your coffee if you don’t get the right ratio. The brewer requires one to two tablespoons of coffee per cup and it’s pretty consistent.
It also quite versatile when it comes to the coffee so you can use it. The bombie X velocity brew can get very hot, very quickly. It can achieve a temperature of 91 degrees Celsius in under a minute.
Which is around the best temperature to brew coffee without losing flavors and aromas. No-frills design ensures that the machine does that right. It can provide you a full pot of amazing coffee in under four minutes throughout the day without compromise.
However in the morning when you’re first to activate in the machine. You should wait for around 15 minutes for the machine to get to the desired temperature.
Unfortunately, the Bunn BX Velocity Brew is not very easy to maintain, emptying, and cleaning. The tank is very troublesome and laborious. It’s very time consuming and it’s not like cleaning every other coffee brewer. It also requires you to clean it often.
It’s a very big machine that weighs around four and a half kilograms and takes a lot of space. But if you want a simple coffee maker that’s consistent on its job then you might want to give it a try.
At number four it’s
Bonavita BV1900TS 8-Cup One-Touch Coffee Maker Featuring Thermal Carafe, Stainless Steel
People generally tend to believe that brewing an excellent cup of drip coffee at the comfort of your home is impossible if you don’t spend a fortune on your super kitchen. The Bonavita BV1900TS is here to prove everybody wrong. With a cheaper price than its premium cousins fewer features and fewer components.
The Bonavita BV1900TS is an excellent coffee machine that’s a breeze to use. The BV 1900 the LED lights were the LCD panels that the other more advanced modern coffee Brewers have. But it has a simplistic design that fits into every kitchen it’s subtle yet substantial. On the whole machine, you’ll find just one button on/off switch.
Which sometimes it’s more than enough. The basic shape with the industrial design gives the machine a functional look. It’s also pretty small and compact not interfering with your original kitchen design in any aspect.
Overall it’s rather minimalist. To make coffee you just have to open the lid of the water tank add water then add ground coffee to the brew basket and place it over the thermal carafe. After this just press, the button and your coffee will be brewed shortly. With its 1500 watt heater, it’s capable of heating the water to 200 degrees Fahrenheit within two minutes and keeping it there for the whole brewing cycle.
The Bonavita bv1800 8-cup insistently with an extraction percentage of 26.8%. It may be a little higher than the ideal and can sometimes be considered as over-extracted. But taste-wise it’s pretty good.
The Bonavita bv1800 TS guarantees that your coffee will stay warm up to for hours at 150 degrees Fahrenheit. Combined with a smooth taste that Bonavita brewed coffee provides the experience is simply amazing. The showerhead design ensures the water is evenly distributed through all the coffee grounds. It can brew a pot of
coffee in about five and a half minutes. The maintenance and cleaning are very easy. Good coffee with great consistent temperatures ensuring you get the same coffee experience throughout the lifespan of the machine.
At number three it’s the
OXO BREW Nine Cups Coffee Maker
If you’re pretty serious about your morning coffee the oxide brew nine cup coffee maker is going to fulfill your needs. Providing consistent drip-brewed cups of decent coffee. It’s actually one of the few manufacturers that have earned the specialty coffee associations golden cup qualification and with a programmable timer to automatically brew your coffee in the morning.
The octo brew nine cups have an elegant design, built from a chassis of stainless steel and black plastic with a transparent reservoir. The main area contains the water tank with a capacity of 1.3 liters on top and the heater just under it.
On the right part, there’s the brew basket that only works with type four cone paper filters. Right below it a thermal carafe is located.
Overall the machine is very tall and has a large footprint. People with small kitchens or without much space beware. There is an LED display on the brewer.
And it looks pretty good actually. Underneath it is the circular dial that’s also used as a button. Making coffee is very straightforward first you must fill the reservoir with water then you place a filter into the brewer and add your coffee.
And then to activate you just select how much coffee you want the machine to brew. It’s very soothing to have the choice as to how many cups you want the machine to make. The OXO brew nine cups have a microchip installed that it calls the barista brain system. It basically tracks and controls the temperature, speed of water flow, target brewing volume, and brewing time. It balances all these numbers to achieve ideal results. A downside of this is that we get longer brewing times. In testing,
the microchip didn’t do a good job of keeping the temperature stable during the brewing time.
The average extraction percentage was 27%, meaning that it is a little over-extracted according to the taste test – the coffee was very good but it had a little bitterness to it. The thermal carafe keeps the coffee hot for about 5 hours. The coffee produced from this brewer is very good with a slight bitterness to it. But also it comes with a nice price tag.
Number 2 is
Mr. Coffee 12 Cup Programmable Coffee Maker with Thermal Carafe Option, Chrome
Mr. Coffee 12 cup is basically a coffee brewing machine with all the features but with a budget price. It’s interesting to see how Mr. coffee has achieved keeping the price down while providing greatly brewed coffee with great consistency. With an automated cleaning cycle and ease of use, it’s a bargain. Features that this machine offers are pretty surprising for a budget coffee machine. You can choose between the glass carafe or the thermal one.
The delay brew timer is the most useful of all the features as it allows you to set a timer as to when you want the machine to start brewing coffee. So you can wake up to a freshly brewed cup.
There’s also an indicator that shows whether your coffee is fresh or not and it’ll tell you when it’s time to throw it away. You can also choose brew strength. Choices include normal brew or bold brew if you want to a stronger cup of coffee or your caffeine cravings.
There’s the option to add a water filter that filters 97% of your water. This results in better tasting and toxic chemical-free coffee. You can also pull in the middle of the brew cycle to serve yourself a coffee and then let it finish to complete the cycle. The machine also has an auto-shutoff feature which is basically a sleep timer that can be programmed to shut off the machine two hours after it’s finished brewing coffee, leaving you worry-free.
The coffee works very easily and produces rather good coffee. it’s a common saying you get what you pay for and while most of the time that may be true. In the case of Mr. Coffee 12 cup, it certainly isn’t while the brewed coffee is not really hot it’s adequately hot to provide good taste or if you like your coffee extra hot you might want to try another model.
A manufacturer states of the machine should be cleaned every day including the filter basket and the carafe using water and soap. But more general cleaning should be done our sixty brews.
And at number one it’s
Cuisinart DCC-1200BKSP1 DCC-1200BKS 12 Cup Brew Central Coffee Maker, Black Stainless Steel
is the best and most preferred drip coffee maker in the market.
It’s created a large loyal fan base that wouldn’t change anything for a million other coffee makers. It’s not expensive but also not cheap. It’s right in the middle it’s very sturdy as a three-year warranty and pretty consistently will produce great cups of coffee.
It’s a very reliable machine overall. The Cuisinart DCC 1200 BKS design-wise is very simplistic and not designed to stand out. Although it doesn’t look cheap at all overall the body has a smooth surface of black plastic and brushed metal giving it a contemporary look. It’ll easily blend in most kitchen designs and with other appliances.
The design of the carafe is a bit wrong making it impossible to get the last bits of coffee without turning it upside down. And the device is a bit large with a water reservoir on top of the machine. So make sure you have enough space to access the machine. But it does have a solid build and it’ll last you a long time.
The brewer can produce 12 cups of coffee in a single brew cycle it has many buttons to customize your coffee, making experience to suit your needs and preferences. Just insert your favorite blend of coffee into the basket and your coffee will always taste good. However to keep the consistent taste you have to clean the Machine regularly.
The machine does a good job to remind you when it needs a clean. 12 cups of coffee will be brewed in under 10 minutes and at a nice hot temperature. The mid-brew you can remove the carafe and the brewing process will pause until you insert the carafe again. It maintains stable temperatures Throughout, which is very surprising for an inexpensive drip coffee brewer.
This machine is an excellent addition to your kitchen arsenal. It’s maybe not the most Beecher filled with all the most stylish choice, but it’s very good and a consistent coffee machine with just the right features and very easy maintenance.
A must buy if you love your morning cup of coffee.