Coffee Maker Buying Guide | Consumer Reports

Coffee Maker Buying Guide | Consumer Reports 1

What is the best coffee machine for your lifestyle? It all depends on how many cups you drink and what features you can’t live without. You can grab a hot cup to go or take the time to grind your own beans, one cup at a time. Consumer Reports can help you find the right coffee maker.

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00:00 – Introduction
00:10 – Types of coffee makers
00:21 – Automatic drip coffee makers
01:02 – How we test coffee makers
01:20 – Self-serve coffee makers
01:33 – Grind and brew coffee makers
01:54 – Single-serve pod coffee makers
02:31 – Combination coffee makers

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9 Comments on "Coffee Maker Buying Guide | Consumer Reports"

  1. Other than a French press the grind and brew method works wonderfully. Freshly ground and no aroma escapes the chamber until it’s brewed.

  2. Pedro Fernandez | August 29, 2020 at 11:09 AM | Reply

    The problem with most of these machines is that they don’t get the water hot enough to make a proper cup of coffee. i got a French press which allows me to boil the water to the recommended temp.

  3. Robert Janicki | August 29, 2020 at 11:45 AM | Reply

    I use a Keurig single serve coffee maker. It’s convenient, but after watching this video the Keurig may not be the end all in single serve coffee makers for me. I think I’ll be investigating some of these other possibilities. Thanks for posting this video.

  4. This video is a waste of time.

  5. Manuel Valenzuela | August 29, 2020 at 4:02 PM | Reply

    CR left out percolator coffee makers. After buying more drip coffee makers than we care to remember we bought a stove top model. With our stove top percolator WE control the brew time and by adjusting the burner flame also the water temperature. With a little experimentation it makes great coffee. Also a stove top model has no moving parts. So there is nothing to wear out or break. If you buy a good quality one it should last a lifetime. Which is why they are hard to find in stores. Stores like repeat customers!

  6. I don’t like plastic, especially heated plastic, touching what I eat and drink. I know it’s impossible to completely avoid when daily consuming various things but after trial and error with coffee, I landed on pour over coffee. The cover to my grinder is plastic but the beans don’t come into contact with it. Unfortunately it’s a blade grinder as an electric burr grinder sans plastic is either unavailable or unaffordable. The rest of the equipment I use is stainless steel, ceramic, glass, and hemp.

  7. What about French Press coffee makers?

  8. Haha AND OF COURSE their rates are locked behind a pay wall.

  9. Martin Ndirangu | August 30, 2020 at 11:42 AM | Reply

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